The Sandalwood Princess

The Sandalwood Princess

by Loretta Chase

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Winner of the RITA Award for Best Regency

"Live the Romance. Read Loretta Chase." –Christina Dodd

A charming, traditional Regency romance from New York Times bestselling author, Loretta Chase!

Capable, clever Amanda Cavencourt is retuning to England, from exotic India, where she has been managing her brother's household. With her, she brings a treasured memento -- a beautiful statue, carved in sandalwood -- a gift from her friend, a noted Indian princess. When the statue is snatched from her, Amanda is determined to recover it, and discover why the culprit, a dashing, notorious rogue known only as the Falcon, who is renowned for his dangerous skills in political intrigue, would want such an object. Amanda vows to steal the statue back-- but she may end up stealing the Falcon's heart instead! Or maybe it's her heart that's about to be stolen...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015831528
Publisher: NYLA
Publication date: 11/09/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 108,847
File size: 568 KB

About the Author

After a heroic attempt to be an English major forever, Loretta Chase stoically accepted her degree but kept on reading and writing. As well as working in academe, she had an enlightening if brief life in retail and a Dickensian six-month experience as a meter maid. In the course of moonlighting as a corporate video scriptwriter, she succumbed to the charm of a producer, who lured her into writing novels -- and marrying him. The union has resulted in what seems like an awful lot of books and quite a few awards, including the Romance Writers of America’s Rita. Heralded as “…the long awaited successor to Georgette Heyer” by Library Journal, Loretta Chase’s historical romance novels have been published all over the world. To learn more, please visit

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Sandalwood Princess 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Absolutely wonderful. Once out of print now available as an ebook. How could this have ever been allowed to go out of print? It's an engrossing mix of suspense, mystery, and romance with fascinating protagonists. These lovers are complicated, beautiful, and intelligent. So much fun to read about.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book!! Although the book got kind of confusing at times, I would recommend it to anybody.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't believe this won the Rita award. This was not a regency. It was a boring, slow moving story about Hinduism. No romance, no real affection, nothing. Will not recommend this to anyone.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of typos from what i presume was an O C R translation of this to an ebook. The plot is slow...epitomized by a seven month boat journey. However I loved that slowness and the building of their powerful devotion to each other. The end was too rushed in my opinion. No sex scenes. Overall Loretta Chase is wonderful...I just wish she didnt have to stick to the 200 page format seemingly required in romance novels.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Painfully slow plot. Characters were poorly developed with no redeeming or entertaining qualities. While the author made some conversations go on forever with no purpose or reason, a bit more description of characters and their surroundings would have been appreciated. Love this author but cannot recommend this book. Editing was beyond awful as well.