The Princess Author:Jude Deveraux Thrown together by fate on a tiny island off the coast of Florida in 1942, their first reaction to one another is mutural animosity. — She is the beautiful pampered Princess Aria of Lanonia, who was thrown overboard by an umknown enemy while sailing to the US. — He is American Lt. J.T. Montgomery, who has come to the island for some much needed pe... more »ace. He rescues Aria from the water.... only to have her call him a commoner and scream at him not to touch her!
But J.T & Aria's hatred for each other slowly changes to fiery passion. And although pride prevents them both from yielding to their passion, they travel together to Washington, D.C. to ask the government's assistance in finding Aria's would-be assassin.
The Pentagon promises to help -- on one condition:
Aria must marry J. T. and allow him to set up a miltary base on Lanconia!
What follows is sweet agony - a marriage of two people so stubborn neither will be the first to declare their love... while each lies alone at night, burning with desire« less