She’s his brother’s widow, he’s the king, she wants a child, will he give her more? Princess Cecile had been raised to be all that is virtuous, but when her husband dies leaving her childless, to avoid being used as her father’s pawn, she has to produce a child and pretend that it is her dead husband’s.
King Julian has avoided his brother’s wife for four years. Though he’s taken many a willing woman to his bed, he drew the line at betraying his own blood. But now his brother is dead and there’s nothing standing in his way. Just as he’s plotting the fair lady’s abduction and seduction, she falls into his bed, literally. And the favor she asks of him will have her at his mercy and in his bed.