Surprisingly dark book. Heroine is an impoverished princess who has been pursued by the media following the death of her grandmother. She needs to marry to secure the succession for her small island country near Italy but runs away to take a year off as a regular person before returning for her arranged marriage. Her fiancee comes to meet her in New Orleans but she doesn't recognize him and ends up falling for him. Lots of complications! Not a comedy, interesting twists and turns.
Princess Joelle Ducasse must marry thru an arranged marriage to help ensure her country's monarchy. However, she needs a year to herself before doing her duty. While enjoying her year of freedom her husband o be catches up with her. She doesn't recognize him and the husband to be is not so happy.