Gowns & Crowns, Book 1
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"An awesomely fun, modern day fairy tale!” – Lori Foster, NYT bestselling author
Aspiring concert violist Emmaline Aurora Grace Andrews is torn between her love of family and her love of music. A year ago, she deferred entering a prestigious graduate program to help her parents recover from a devastating accident. Now the deferment is expiring, but her parents still need her. Worse, every time she plays her audition piece, she mangles it. Is it too late to be the musician she'd always dreamed of? Should she even try?
Determined to get clarity, Emmaline accepts a friend's offer for a whirlwind European vacation. First Stop: a real live fantasy kingdom—the perfect place to sort wishes from reality.
Prince Kristos Andris was a respected captain in his nation’s military… Was. In the wake of the tragic death of his elder brother, he's managed to avoid his duties as the new Crown Prince of Garronia for months. But now he must accept his responsibilities and leave his troops behind. Outraged at the restrictions of his new royal position, he'll do anything for one last adventure. So when opportunity suddenly lands in his arms in the form of a dreamy-eyed American girl, he embraces it (and her) for all he's worth. What's the harm in a quick fling, after all? It won’t change what he knows he must do…
Only this is Garronia in the summertime, where passion has a way of ruining even the most sensible of plans.
A story to be read multiple times.
What a lovely story. It is heartwarming to read something so polished, yet sensual and evocative of the best Cinderella myth. Looking forward to reading the next book. so glad I discovered this author.
I wouldn’t call it courted...
This is a fun romantic book, but I would not call it courted. This was an accidental meeting between two people that had to stay together because of the press. There was no courting, dinners out or dating. But it turned out to be a sweet romance.