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 mutual animosity. She is the beautiful, pampered Princess Aria of Lanconia, who was thrown overboard by an unknown enemy while sailing to the U. S. He is American Lt. J. T. Montgomery, who has come to the island for some much-needed ... more »peace. 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. and Aria's hatred for each other slowly changes to a fiery attraction. 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 military base in 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