Once A Princess Author:Johanna Lindsey The incomparable Johanna Lindsey is at the top of her powers in this enchanting Cinderella story of a young king who searches for and finds the princess betrothed to him at birth - only to discover that his long-lost bride is a saucy tavern wench who takes orders from no man. — She it Tanya Dobbs, raised in a Mississippi tavern, her true parentag... more »e kept a mystery. Then a total stranger appears at her door with an astonishing story. He is King Stefan of Cardinia and he claims that Tanya is really Tatiana Janacek, the exiled princess of his small Eastern European country, spirited to America at birth to protect her from a deadly feud. Now he wants to restore Tanya to her rightful place - by making her his queen.
Tanya cannot deny her attraction to Stefan, whose golden eyes glow in his bronzed face with the devil's own fire. But after a lifetime of servitude, she values her freedom above any throne - and Stefan must resort to abducting his reluctant bride. Halfway to Cardinia, Tanya finds herself longing for Stefan's fiercely possessive kisses....But only his love can give her story the happy ending this strong-willed princess seeks!« less