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Berkley, Apr 2004. 7.99, 512 pp.
ISBN: 042516232X

While Richard II rules England, Lady Elena sadly knows she must go to the Principality of Montverde since she learns that she is the long lost princess. She realizes her duty is to marry the current head of state in order to strengthen Montverde with her political marriage though she would prefer to remain in England.

While at sea, pirates attack and capture her vessel. Elena becomes a prisoner of assassin Allegreto who sees his beautiful detainee as an expendable hostage to achieve his objective of regaining his family's place in Montverde. However, he admires Elena's spunk initially shown through her ire at him. As he forces his pretty prisoner to be his bride he soon finds his respect for her courage turning into passion and love something the jailbird reciprocates.


Harriet Klausner
The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Seduction/coercion/force    -   Yes How seduced/forced?    -   loving persuasion Captor, in love with    -   Yes Who seduces whom?    -   man seducing woman

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   pirate Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King

Setting

Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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