Zoe Sarris hasn’t seen Crown Prince Demetrius Castanavo since their secret elopement. So she’s shocked when he requests her interior design services. She’s only just pieced her broken heart back together, and seeing Demetrius–as gorgeous and guarded as ever–threatens to shatter it all over again…
However, the shocking news that they are actually still married changes everything. Especially when Demetrius reveals he wants his princess back…preferably in time for Christmas!
REVIEW: Demetrius Castanova, Crown Prince of the Mirraccini Islands, can no longer be a playboy. He must now show himself as the heir to the throne because the King is not in good health.
Demetrius’s estranged wife, Zoe, is an interior designer on the island and she has been hired to do the work on a large, long-term care housing project. She is thrilled to have won the job as she is hoping it will help her mother. Currently visiting a relative, her mother’s health is rapidly deteriorating as she declines into early-onset Alzheimers.
When Zoe’s mother was diagnosed, Zoe fears that she too may carry the gene for the disease and that to remain married to the Prince would be wrong. She fears that she may pass the gene on to future generations of royals and may also succumb to the disease at an early age adding further burden to Demetrius.
They were married privately and their marriage remains a secret. Zoe was to have signed some annulment papers and sent them to Demetrius but he never received them. It turns out that she had entrusted her mother to mail them and, instead, the woman had just placed them in a drawer.
Zoe has been hired to paint some murals and that business deal brings her into constant contact with Demetrius. When she finds herself the target of a persistent photographer intent on finding out more about their relationship, Demetrius insists that she stay at a cottage on the palace grounds. As Zoe and Demetrius see one another more, they realize that their love for each other is still strong. Will they be able to complete the business deal they are working on and then go their separate ways?
This is a sweet story that I enjoyed very much. I’m sure other readers will as well.
Connie for b2b
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