By Susan Wiggs
Annoyed by means of his personal disasters at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman through commanding him to marry the vagabond girl 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 way of the traitorous cabal who slaughtered her relations. sooner or later she hopes to come to Muscovy to hunt vengeance.
What starts off as a mockery of a wedding eventually blossoms into private love.
Read or Download At the King's Command (The Tudor Rose Trilogy, Book 1) PDF
Similar Romance books
Meet Bryony: she’s a fun-loving, very unmarried television construction assistant whose proposal of recreation is the Jimmy Choo revenues scrum.
Meet Jackson: Cycling’s undesirable boy celebrity. Injured and out of a definite race this summer season, with out his education, he’s searching for one other distraction…
Bryony’s dealing with a triple whammy – her final unmarried good friend simply named the day, her mother’s supplying to have her eggs frozen, and the fellow she’s enjoyed from afar, endlessly, has simply acquired hitched. So she’s very happy to simply accept the supply of a wholly out of personality yet heavily steamy one evening of no-strings enjoyable. specifically whilst the fellow in query is so beautiful he even seems to be reliable in Lycra!
Jackson’s in search of a brand new profession but when the chance to paintings on television capability a fortnight with the main uptight lady on the earth, he’d particularly now not hassle. He by no means is going in for seconds – and who of their correct brain could head off in a campervan, with a lady who irons her knickers?
Add in a tandem (yes a tandem) and quick ahead to double hassle for a summer season neither of them will ever omit!
Greater than something on this planet, Molly Eden desires a child—and then sooner or later she unearths one in her yard! yet this can be no deserted baby. a guy has the mischievous boy onto her estate, a involved father whose rugged beauty take Molly's breath away, whereas the unhappiness approximately him tears at her center.
Rule through Jay Crownover has descriptive reproduction which isn't but on hand from the writer.
3 interconnected tales from 3 bestselling authors: John eco-friendly (Paper cities, The Fault in our Stars), Maureen Johnson (The identify of the Star), and Lauren Myracle (The web ladies sequence. )Major movie within the works! A Christmas Eve storm from snow transforms one small city right into a romantic haven, the type you spot in simple terms in video clips.
Additional info for At the King's Command (The Tudor Rose Trilogy, Book 1)
Roared a livid voice. “When I end with you, there won’t be adequate left of you to feed to the swine! ” Juliana sprang up in mattress and blinked on the sunlit chamber. among half-open curtains, she spied a well-recognized determine. Beside her, she felt Stephen stir. within the unending, frozen seconds, she remembered. Stephen had stayed along with her final evening. He rubbed his eyes, then narrowed them in surprise whilst he glimpsed their visitor. Juliana held the coverlet to her chest. “Hello, Laszlo. ” She ran her arms via her rumpled hair. “I knew you'll come. Did you stick with my vurma? What took you see you later? ” Laszlo overlooked her. With fireplace in his eyes, he glared at Stephen whereas rolling up his sleeves with gradual and menacing deliberation. “Milady! ” Jillie known as from the entrance. “Ah, forgive me, ma’am, yet ’twas Meeks who allow the blighter in. the following, I’ll be rid of the bags very quickly. ” She grabbed the again of Laszlo’s collar. He jerked clear of her. His darkish eyes widened, and his thick beard appeared to bristle with a lifetime of its personal. “Name of God! ” he burst out in Romany. “She is a huge troll! ” premature laughter tickled Juliana’s throat. “She is my maid. ” She, too, spoke in Romany, then switched to English. “Jillie, this is often Laszlo. Our visitor. ” “Guest! ” he barked. “I wouldn't sully myself lower than the roof of a tub-bathing Gajo swine. ” He addressed Stephen in English. “Tell me your identify. i'd recognize no less than that a lot prior to I kill you and ship you to hell. ” Stephen leaned opposed to the financial institution of pillows and bolsters. there has been a glance of lazy ease approximately him as he lifted an eyebrow. “You definitely look in a position to doing so. may perhaps I ask why? ” Laszlo shook a livid fist at Juliana. “You ruined her! i'd supply my existence to maintain her secure, yet you…you…” Heaving a sigh, Stephen stood. He was once totally wearing rumpled breeches and blouse. “Here now, wait—” With a roar of frustration, Laszlo lunged. although Stephen was once better and heavier, the unexpected assault unbalanced him and despatched him crashing to the ground. The mattress hangings quivered with the effect. Gypsy curses streamed from Laszlo as he grappled along with his opponent. He cursed the air Stephen breathed, the floor upon which he trod, and the colour of his liver. He puzzled the advantage of Stephen’s mom and the virility of his father. He likened Stephen himself to whatever caught to a wagon axle. because the air grew to become blue with curses, Jillie despatched Juliana a pleading glance. With one shake of her head, Juliana held the burly maid at bay. Laszlo had suffered insult sufficient with out his being bested by way of an unarmed lady. “Laszlo,” she acknowledged as his fists struck approximately Stephen’s head. She grabbed his shoulder and attempted to tug him off. “Laszlo, please. ” “What? ” His look up was once his undoing. With one rapid shove, Stephen driven him off and pinned him to the ground. below Stephen’s knee, Laszlo bucked and strained, his bearded face pink with exertion. “I had no proposal dozing with you used to be so harmful, Baroness,” Stephen stated via gritted enamel. Then, to Laszlo, he additional pleasantly, “I imagine the woman desires you to yield to me.