heiress to the Bellerose estate has gone missing and what a waste of a dowry it
is! Charlotte Bellamy’s future husband, Lord Geoffrey Seavers, is in desperate
need to finance his royal fleet, yet somehow Charlotte disappeared and the
Bellamy inheritance slipped through his fingers.
Alicia, a tavern maid of uncertain parentage. Yes, she’s a bit young and
headstrong, but no one at court has actually ever seen the Lady Bellamy, and
Alicia’s beauty, poise, and bearing are enough to fool the king. At least,
that’s what Geoffrey hopes when he proposes the Bellerose bargain: Alicia must
pose as Charlotte, marry Geoffrey, split the dowry, fake her death, then both
can part ways wealthier than they ever dreamed.
goes according to plan at first. Alicia charms King Charles II and his court
easily, but did Geoffrey, her “business partner,” have to be so dashing,
tempestuous and oh-so-irresistible? Falling in love wasn’t supposed to be part
of the bargain. Worst of all, someone at court knows the true Charlotte Bellamy
and recognizes Alicia for who she is. The truth of her past and the lies of her
present are about to collide, and suddenly, Alicia and Geoffrey have more than
they bargained for. Download and start listening now!