By Julie Garwood
Orphaned and besieged, Princess Alesandra knew that in basic terms hasty marriage to an Englishman may possibly shield her from the turmoil in her personal land. To the entertainment of her makeshift mum or dad, Colin, more youthful brother of the Marquess of Cainewood, the daring raven-haired attractiveness immediately captivated London society. but if Alesandra was once approximately kidnapped by way of her unscrupulous countrymen, the battling instincts that received Colin a knighthood for valor have been kindled.
Deceiving himself that he sought after purely to guard her, Colin swept her right into a union intended to be a wedding in identify alone...yet Alesandra's gentle first kiss and hesitant caress ignited a wildfire in his soul. because the attractive princess dashed headlong into unforseen hazards, Colin may stick with, understanding he needs to declare her as his personal perpetually. Now he might hazard existence itself sooner than he could lose this candy, tempestuous angel...
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