When a storm brings the dashing Prince Richard to her family's farm, Violet falls in love at first sight. Richard also gives Violet his heart, but he knows his marriage is destined to be an affair of state, not of passion. For the king and queen have devised a contest to determine who will win their son's hand in marriage.
To be reunited with her prince, Violet must compete against princesses from across the land. It will take all of her wits -- and a little help from an unexpected source -- if Violet is to demonstrate the depth of her character and become Richard's bride.- Amazon.com
I am a hopeless romantic, so I was not disappointed in this book. Sometimes "love at first site" is unbelievable and I have a hard time rooting for the hero and heroine. This time, however, I was excited to see what would happen to Violet and Richard.
This was a quick read. It took me two hours and 45 minutes, start to finish. Definitely worth the time.