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New- and old-style fairy tales merge effortlessly in Christina Dodd's delightful second installment in her Lost Princesses series. The first, Some Enchanted Evening, focused on the exiled princess Clarice. This one focuses on Clarice's younger sister, Princess Amy, also exiled and not your usual fairy-tale princess. In short, Amy kicks butt. Seeing that the villagers have been abandoned by the local gentry, she kidnaps the head nobleman, Jermyn, Lord Northcliff, and chains him up in her basement, and tries to blackmail his uncle into a ransom for the village. It's an ingenious plan that goes wrong pretty quickly. The uncle turns down the offer; the chained-up marquess is pretty cute, and worse, he really knows how to kiss. Naturally, he and Amy make a good team against the evil uncle.
Dodd has a great time here, with her nicely matched adversarial couple, a rollicking plot, and plenty of humor. She is queen of the light touch. Ginger Curwen