MINOR ROYALTY A Starlight Romance Author:Caroline Light A hundred years ago, the American West was a wild frontier and royal Europe glittered with sophistication...two different worlds, two different classes, where lovers could embrace but never marry. Such is the setting for MINOR ROYALTY, a magnificent romance between a man and a woman whose love knew no bounds, but whose different lives and feelin... more »gs kept them apart.
When the independent Isabel Matthews breaks off her engagement, she is ready for a new start. Her uncle has left her a ranch in Montana, and, courageously, she leaves Boston and travels alone to a brave new world.
When the handsome, aristocratic Colonel Hugo von Windisch-Gratz is forced to leave his fairy-tale-like Austrian duchy, he heads incognito for America, to the wild frontier he has read so much about. It is there, in a small Montana town, that Hugo and Isabel meet...for the second time. Isabel recognizes him as the man she'd dreamed about when she went to Europe as a young girl. Hugo doesn't remember her..he only sees her as the most beautiful and unusual woman he's ever met.
As the story moves from Paris to London, from the Austrian Alps to San Francisco, fate has much in store for the independent woman whose heart was lost long ago and the aristocratic man who, though duty-bound to his country, yearns for what he cannot have...« less