When Lord Rupert Brooke and his wife are killed in an accident, Titania, their only child, is forced to live with her cold, controlling uncle, the Duke of Starbrooke.
Titania’s cousin Sophie is to marry Prince Frederick of Velidos, and Titania is taken with her to pander to her every whim. When they reach Velidos, the king, who is the half-brother of Prince Frederick, finds Titania in tears and does his best to comfort her.
Secretly, Titania rides with the king early in the morning before her cousin is awake and discovers that he prides himself on having no heart. How she gains the king’s confidence, how she manages to save the him from being murdered, and how she eventually finds her own happiness is all told in this unusual and exciting story by Barbara Cartland. Download and start listening now!