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By Susan Wiggs

ISBN-10: 0778327388

ISBN-13: 9780778327387

Annoyed by way of his personal mess ups at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman by means of commanding him to marry the vagabond girl stuck stealing his horse. Stephen de Lacey is a chilly and sour widower, lengthy conversant in the sovereign's capricious and malicious whims. He regards his new bride as totally inconvenient…though undeniably fetching.

But Juliana Romanov is not any traditional thief—she is a Russian princess pressured into hiding through the traitorous cabal who slaughtered her relatives. in the future she hopes to come to Muscovy to hunt vengeance.

What starts as a mockery of a wedding eventually blossoms into private love.

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