Review of THE PRINCESS WORE PLAID by Karen Hawkins
I stopped being surprised by the level of Karen Hawkins talent a long time ago…or at least I thought I had, until blissfully sighing my way through the pages of THE PRINCESS WORE PLAID!
Listed as an e-novella, it definitely has the depth and emotional impact of any of Ms. Hawkins’ full length novels and most definitely does not stint one iota on the storytelling.
Tatiana, as a spoiled princess thrown into humbling but enlightening circumstances is the perfect counterpoint for physically and emotionally damaged recluse Buchan. And having the story remain completely focused on the evolution of their relationship without any complicated sub-plots getting in the way was perfectly done.
Although there is plenty of sass, sparks and sexual chemistry, this story also has a softer feel to it that really shines through in the simpler moments of communion between these two that will make your romantic heart purr with satisfaction.
A beautiful story in every aspect and one you will want to read again and again.
The Princess Wore Plaid
March 21st, 2016
Sizzling Scottish romance abounds in this e-novella in the Princes of Oxenburg series, a spinoff to New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins’s delightful Duchess Diaries series.
A princess once bejeweled but now tattered…
Royal princess Tatiana Romanovin is the beautiful, wealthy, and spoiled favorite of the King of Oxenburg. On her way to her cousin’s wedding in the Scottish highlands, she and her entourage are held up by a gang of ruffians. Frightened, her servants flee, and Tatiana soon finds herself alone in an inn with no servants, no funds, and no proof of her identity. Destitute, she accepts the offer from a sympathetic (but unbelieving) innkeeper to work for her room and board while she waits for an answer to the missive she’s sent to her cousin Prince Nikolai. With no other recourse, Tatiana scrubs floors and dirty linens, waiting for her prince to come…
A proud lord once lost and now found…
After a brutal, bloody battle with the French Navy left Lord Buchan limping and surly, abandoned by his betrothed because of his twisted leg, his lordship hides away at his manor house in the countryside. He leaves only once a week to eat at the local inn, drawn by the expert cooking of the innkeeper’s wife. One day, Buchan arrives to find that the innkeeper has a new servant, a beautiful scullery maid with a queenly air, and flashing green eyes that leave him breathless and increasingly aware of his lonely existence…
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