Lettie Mason, a proper yet headstrong Boston schoolteacher, journeyed to a small Louisiana town after the Civil War to expose the wretched rogue who'd killed her brother. The man was known as Thorn--a man with a reputation for both murder and mercy. She was sure he had killed her brother, but she learned that he also helped save the homes and lives of many townspeople.
Trouble. Princess Alisa senses it instantly when she first meets Braden Streib, the mysterious specialist her parents summoned from America to stimulate her shape-shifting cycles. At first - and unlike her many suitors - this confident, swarthy outsider in dark sunglasses seems indifferent to her royal status. But Alisa's essence soon whispers to Braden, a Halfling, of untamed talents that could prove devastating - as well as impossible to resist. Her abilities, if properly aroused, might be her kingdom's only hope.
"two books for the price of one"