When a royal summons from her brother arrives, Emma knows it's time to embrace her duties as the princess of a small European kingdom, and marry the man her brother has chosen for her...a stranger she has never met.Read more...
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When a royal summons from her brother arrives, Emma knows it's time to embrace her duties as the princess of a small European kingdom, and marry the man her brother has chosen for her...a stranger she has never met. Instead she does what any self-respecting princess would do--she runs away. All she wants is one week in London. One week to experience everything life has to offer, before she is locked away in a loveless marriage forever...
Former naval captain Nick Gregory has inherited a title he never wanted. As the new Earl of Lyndhurst, he chafes against his landlocked existence--until fate brings a mysterious young beauty across his path. Believing she's an unemployed governess, Nick offers shelter and protection to the captivating girl, never guessing her true identity.
Emma falls hard for Nick, but knowing they have no future, she flees once more--this time back to her royal responsibilities. But when she and Nick unexpectedly meet again, she learns that against all odds, he's determined to make this princess his bride...
A royal marriage
A Regency-era princess on the brink of an arranged marriage briefly escapes her royal fetters in The Princess and the Peer by Tracy Anne Warren. As her betrothal nears, Princess Emmaline travels alone to London, intending to surprise a former teacher. When Emma is robbed by thieves, she turns to a handsome nobleman who offers aid, and she moves into his home, pretending to be a governess. Nick, an earl, brings his aunt along as chaperone and promises Emma a week of London fun. This sounds perfect to a young lady on the verge of marrying a king she’s never met, and the pair do find fun . . . and more. Once they fall for each other and Nick assumes they’ll marry, Emma realizes that she has to face the reality of her royal life, and she regretfully leaves her new lover. But the princess underestimates the peer. Nick is not willing to let Emma go, and the two must find a way to be together. A charming story!
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