The Princess

The Princess

by Jude Deveraux

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Aria, a beautiful, arrogant princess from a small European kingdom, is shipwrecked off the Florida Keys where she is rescued by an American Naval officer. Soon she is forced to choose between the kingdom she was born to rule and the man she's destined to love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671727543
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 10/01/1987
Series: Montgomery Dynasty Series

About the Author

Jude Deveraux is the author of more than forty New York Times bestsellers, including Moonlight in the Morning, The Scent of Jasmine, Scarlet Nights, Days of Gold, Lavender Morning, Return to Summerhouse, and Secrets. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. To learn more, visit



Date of Birth:

September 20, 1947

Place of Birth:

Fairdale, Kentucky

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The Princess 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 61 reviews.
Kobi More than 1 year ago
I loved this book!! Finished it in two days. I am a long time fan of Deveraux and have read most all of her books. This is my 2nd favorite, my favorite being "Knight in Shining Armor". I think this was written before "Knight" but am not sure. The story was very good and flowed well--kept my interest from beginning to end. The characters were believeable and it led up to a really good ending. I would recommend this book to anyone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even tho it was a mistake reading this -thought it was a young adult book, bc where i bought it they just had them all together, not under categories -_-...... yeah.- it was great. Just, uh, a few.... sensual.... parts. She grows up, and is much more experienced to run her struggeling country. He learns How to love with his whole heart. An exelent read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The plotline was ridiculous! The hero was annoying, rude, and arrogant and the heroine pathetic. The Princess evidentally was so used to being served and dressed that she was rendered incabable of undressing herself. Not even able to pull a nightgown over her head. Wish I had those few hours back.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i absolutely loved this book! i was up all night finishing it because i just could not put it down. i loved the storyline because it was so different from any book i had read before it involved america and europe times which was nice. and the sex wasn't overdone like a lot of books i've had to put down. nice job! i can't wait to read some more of her books!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ms. Deveraux seems to be able to pull off some of the best bookz i've ever read. This is a must-read, very well done. I liked it a lot!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a agreat book. I enjoyed every minute of reading it and would like some more like it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
How many times have i read this book....i can not recall any more......and every time its like the first.... The same excitement everytime J.T rescues her........the same smile when it ends happily ever after.....sigh! its a one of a kind
Guest More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put the book down. I wish that it didn't end.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I hated to see the story end.
Anonymous 11 days ago
A fun read!!
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TheBooknerd on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
There were some pretty good scenes mixed in with some really boring scenes. Overall, a weak effort.
lina_em on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
i love this. so funny and suspenseful. i coudln't believe they made a thai drama out of it. awesome-o.
The_Book_Queen on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I picked up The Princess spur of the moment earlier this year, when the library was discarding a lot of the older books for mere pennies. I had heard of the author before and I thought 'What the heck, I'll give her a try'. The worst that could happen would be I hated it, and there went a day or reading and 25 cents, right? But on the other hand, I could end up loving it, and then I have not only a new book to add to my favorite's list, but also a whole new author to check out. Not bad outcomes, either way. But I'm very glad that I took the 'chance' and grabbed this book, along with a few others by Deveraux!I will admit that at the beginning of the book, I was kind of hesitant and feared that I wouldn't end up liking the characters. The story line was interesting enough, even from page one, and the plot flowed at a nice, brisk speed. But the characters' actions and personalities seemed annoying, weak, and rude, and in my opinion, no matter how amazing the rest of the book is, it won't float my boat if I can't relate to the main characters. At first, Jarl and Aria were constantly bickering, and Aria was dead set on keeping her cold 'I'm-the-Princess-and-I'm-too-good-for-anything-but-the-absolute-best' attitude, which annoyed me to no end! Now, I'm okay with the hero and heroine having their arguments, I think it's needed at times, and no one is perfect, especially not a working relationship, even in a fiction novel. Heck, it can even be highly entertaining at times! But their fights were almost boring, and I was tempted to just skip over the pages until they got past their problems. Luckily, I stuck it out, and I found that as the story moved on and the plot thickened, the characters also changed, growing more dynamic and 3-D, becoming someone that I could stand and actually wanted to learn more about. I was happy, and I settled back in for the ride, which I assure you was riddled with twists and turns and ups and downs! For the most part, the beginning character flaws were the only problems I had with this book at all. The rest of it was enjoyable, humorous, sexy, and sweet, all in all, a great romance, even if it was written 21 years ago! As they say, a good book, a good classic, can be enjoyed by others years later. Watching how Jarel slowly falls in love with Aria, and how he changes her attitude from snobby and cold to passionate and kind was wonderful. More than once I found myself sighing in pleasure after reading one of their conversations or giggling *Giggling, can you imagine it?!* after watching her stubbornness and innocence for the American way of life flare up yet again. And in between all of that, along with the mystery of who is trying to kill her, the love scenes were pretty warm, not boiling, but not written by a nun either! And what they lacked in steaminess they made up for in romance and tender moments. 4.5/5 STARS! A glorious love story that shows you that sometimes choosing between the two things you love is not the easiest thing to do. Touching romance, decent sex scenes, plenty of wit and charm, and yes, even a bit of mystery. In other words, a perfect read! I can't wait to find more books by this captivating author!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Someone recommended this as a "clean romance novel." It's not. And the writing is not all that good either. Frustrated, because it could have been a story if the smut was left out. Blah!
GrannyMI More than 1 year ago
This book was OK. An easy read. Typical of Jude Deveraux in that her romance is nice, easy romance not very sexy and none of the characters are really bad. Just nice and easy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My life is different then yours," she said. She pulled herself onto Firnen and he took off with her on his back.
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Springtime123 More than 1 year ago
This book was funny at times and had its moments of frustration when two different cultures collided. I found this book kept you in suspense from beginning to end and also that love was over whelming to both sides. It was a great read.
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bonnieCA More than 1 year ago
It's a Jude Deveraux--steamy! It's as good as any of her other books and if you're looking for a quick romance, this would be a good one to choose.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great romance. Characters seemed "real"....and likeable. No insta-love. Halleluiah. Overall, a fun "escape" read.