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A loyal knight.A defiant princess.A king's hidden past.What do these three things have in common?Betrayal. Raised as an illegitimate slave and sold to a band of assassins, Peter O'Brien has become the ultimate survivor. His life changed after he saved the prince of Emberton's life. He was rewarded by a place in the knights, and his loyalty knows no bounds. However, what is harder for a trusted knight to endure: the temptation his princess has to offer or the knowledge that his past was a lie?Aleriah Langston is the oldest daughter of the King of Emberton. Her life was joyous until she learned of the marriage her father brokered for her. She has no desire for this union and longs to feel the embrace of a handsome man before her vows are spoken, so she goes to the one man who has sworn to protect her-Peter.Yet, Peter's past is dangerous as well as the outcome should Aleriah's marriage not take place. As Peter tries to discover his past and Aleriah searches for a way to end her union, the pair must be cautious for the palace is full of spies.