Prince Stephen came to America to escape responsibility. But what he found complicates his life more than ever.Corina Del Rey is happy with her life in Melbourne, Florida. She spends her days engrossed in her career as a journalist and has her sights set on climbing the corporate ladder if for no other reason, to distract herself from her dissolving family. But when she is confronted with the past she fought so hard to put behind her, she struggles to make sense of her future.Prince Stephen of Brighton Kingdom has moved on since the tragic death of his buddies in Afghanistan. A star professional rugby player, he has no intention of looking over his shoulder at what could ve been.But when a notice arrives in the mail requiring his and his wife s appearance before the courts to dissolve their marriage, he must deal with the questions rumbling around in his heart. He thought his marriage had been annulled long ago, but his memories of Corina Del Rey remain close. Does he still love her? Can he even find her? Above all, can he tell her the truth about that fateful night in Afghanistan seven years ago? If he does, he might really lose her forever."
The author brings us a fairy tale romance. All little girls dream of one day of becoming a princess when they are little, but sometimes life gets in the way of dreams. This is a very intriguing romance. The author brings us two, very, strong characters that learn what it means to fight for love. This is a story about grief, heartbreak, forgiveness, questions of faith and love. I like Corina and have lots of empathy for all she's endured. She keeps getting knocked down, but she learns from it and comes back stronger than before. She is a sweet character and is always trying to help others. Prince Stephen is not your typical royal. Yes, he is handsome and good natured, but he's hiding a secret. It's a secret he lives with everyday and shapes his decisions. After returning from the war he has dealt with survivor's guilt for almost 6 years now and my heart breaks for him at times. This is a great storyline of second chances and finding your way back. This story is book 3 in a series, but to me it is a stand alone story. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good fairy tale.
I received this book from Netgalley for a honest opinion without bias as stated above.
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