Once Upon a Tower

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HarperCollins, May 28, 2013 - Fiction - 416 pages
28 Reviews

Once upon a time…

A duke fell in love

Gowan Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, values order and self-control above all else. So when he meets a lady as serene as she is beautiful, he promptly asks for her hand in marriage.

With a lady

Edie—whose passionate temperament is the opposite of serene—had such a high fever at her own debut ball that she didn’t notice anyone, not even the notoriously elusive Duke of Kinross. When her father accepts his offer… she panics.

And when their marriage night isn’t all it could be, she pretends.

In a tower.

But Edie’s inability to hide her feelings makes pretending impossible, and when their marriage implodes, she retreats to a tower—locking Gowan out.

Now Gowan faces his greatest challenge.  Neither commands nor reason work with his spirited young bride. How can he convince her to give him the keys to the tower…

When she already has the keys to his heart?

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Review: Once Upon a Tower (Fairy Tales #5)

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I had mixed feelings about this book. Overall, I enjoyed the story. Gowan had fallen in love with Edie at first sight. Being a wealthy man who is used to getting what he wants, he went to her father ... Read full review

Review: Once Upon a Tower (Fairy Tales #5)

User Review  - Aengell - Goodreads

Wow, just... Wow! Once Upon A Tower was a great read, surprisingly refreshing with a fair share of great humour and a very endearing romance! Goran Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, values ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

A New York Times bestselling author, Eloisa James is a professor of English literature who lives with her family in New York, but who can sometimes be found in Paris or Italy. (Her husband is an honest-to-goodness Italian knight!) Eloisa's website offers short stories, extra chapters, and even a guide to shopping in Florence.

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