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By Susan Wiggs

Annoyed through his personal disasters at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman via commanding him to marry the vagabond lady stuck stealing his horse. Stephen de Lacey is a chilly and sour widower, lengthy acquainted with the sovereign's capricious and malicious whims. He regards his new bride as totally inconvenient…though undeniably fetching.

But Juliana Romanov isn't any usual thief—she is a Russian princess pressured into hiding by means of the traitorous cabal who slaughtered her relations. someday she hopes to come to Muscovy to hunt vengeance.

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

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