The Lion Princess
First in the Blessed Princess Series: Princess Reanna, first in line for the throne, has reached marriageable age and it's time for her to settle down with her betrothed. As the future queen, this doesn't bother her. As the princess cursed with the improper attitude to be a suitable princess, this is a large problem for her queen mother. Reanna doesn't know how to be delicate, demur, or deferential. When she accompanies her betrothed on a hunt, she doesn't even know how to be sensible and run from the very large, injured lion that she stumbles upon.
Aurelius was cursed by a very powerful witch and takes the form of a lion during the day. However, no matter the pelt he wears, he is still a human man underneath. A human man that is very drawn to the fierce, strong willed princess who is determined to protect and help him no matter what people say to her.
Passions rise quickly between them, but Reanna is engaged, planning her wedding and Aurelius can't even show his face as a man any longer. Despite the obstacles, they can't stay away from one another. Reanna is determined to see Aurelius's curse broken, and Aurelius is determined to keep his hands off of the crown princess. Facing a betrothed determined to hunt the forest's lion, a mass murdering madman, and the powerful witch who cursed Aurelius in the first place, who shall get what they are determined to have?