A Prince to be Feared: The love story of Vlad Dracula [NOOK Book]

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Europe’s most fearsome prisoner, Vlad Dracula, gifted military commander and one time Prince of Wallachia, the notorious Lord Impaler himself, is about to be released after twelve long years, in order to hold back the tide of Ottoman aggression. The price of his new alliance with his Hungarian captors is the king’s cousin Ilona.

Ilona does not wish to be married. In ...
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A Prince to be Feared: The love story of Vlad Dracula

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Overview

Europe’s most fearsome prisoner, Vlad Dracula, gifted military commander and one time Prince of Wallachia, the notorious Lord Impaler himself, is about to be released after twelve long years, in order to hold back the tide of Ottoman aggression. The price of his new alliance with his Hungarian captors is the king’s cousin Ilona.

Ilona does not wish to be married. In particular, she doesn't wish to marry Vlad. Gentle, faded and impossibly vague, Ilona is hardly fit for court life, let alone for dealing with so difficult a husband.

But Ilona’s wishes have nothing to do with Vlad’s reputation and everything to do with a lifelong love affair that finally broke her. Ilona’s family blame Vlad; Vlad vows to discover the truth and sets out by unconventional means to bring back the woman who once enchanted him. Among court intrigues, international maneuverings and political deceptions, Vlad reveals himself more victim than villain. But he’s still more than capable of reclaiming his lost rights to both Wallachia and Ilona; and Ilona, when it counts, has enough strength for them both.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016584935
  • Publisher: TMG Electronic Self Publishing Services
  • Publication date: 5/8/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 95,426
  • File size: 932 KB

Meet the Author

Mary Lancaster’s first love was historical fiction. Since then she has also grown to love coffee, chocolate, red wine and black and white films - simultaneously where possible. She hates housework. As a direct consequence of the first love, she studied history at St. Andrews University, after which she worked variously as editorial assistant, researcher and librarian. Although she has always written stories for her own entertainment, she began to make serious efforts toward publication in order to distract herself from a job she disliked. She now writes full time at her seaside home in Scotland, which she shares with her husband and three children.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    Loved it!

    Didn't expect to love this book, but I did. Well written. Extremely interesting. Held me from the very first until the sad end. A totally believeable view of Vlad the Impaler, a more humane view. 709 pages.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 5, 2013

    Heh no one reviewd

    LOL

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