By Eloisa James
"Miss Kate Daltry doesn't think in fairy stories . . . or fortunately ever after.
Forced through her stepmother to wait a ball, Kate meets a prince . . . and comes to a decision he's something yet captivating. A conflict of wits and wills ensues, yet they either understand their impossible to resist allure will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to a different woman—a princess whose hand in marriage will satisfy his ruthless objectives.
Gabriel *likes* his fiancée, that is a welcome flip of occasions, yet he doesn't *love* her. evidently, he could be *wooing* his bride-to-be, no longer the witty, impoverished good looks who refuses to fawn over him.
Godmothers and glass slippers although, this is often one fairy story within which future conspires to damage any probability that Kate and Gabriel may need a fortunately ever after.
Unless a prince throws away every little thing that makes him noble . . .
Unless a dowry of an unruly middle trumps a fortune . . .
Unless one kiss on the stroke of dead night adjustments everything.
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Extra info for A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, Book 1)
There was more to the missive than the words written upon the parchment. " Tayg tried to ignore the reference to his previous lack of interest in the politics swirling around the clan. Serving in the king's cause for more than a year taught a man many things besides the art of battle. "'Twill not be an easy journey," Tayg said. " Angus pulled a rolled parchment from a shelf below the table, spread it over the missive and began studying what appeared to be a map. Tayg considered the task. A fortnight journeying through the Highlands.
Nay, 'tis not…" At Broc's huge grin and quick nod her knees went weak but she knew better than to allow him to see how horribly his news struck her. She pushed past him, almost daring him to grab her so she could react as she had as a child, all fists and feet, flailing away at his tenderest spot. But 'twas a long time since she could get away with such behavior. Frustration shook her and she raced for her father's chamber as Broc chased her down the corridor. " she yelled as she neared the chief's chambers.
You are to be chief. It is your duty to do what is best for the clan. As long as you are here and not wed you will cause trouble amongst the women. " Tayg sighed and prayed for strength against his mother's strong will. "Then I shall leave. I shall return to the king's service—" "Wait, lad," Angus said. "As it happens, I have a task needs doing that will serve to delay" - he looked pointedly at Sorcha - "what your mother fears will happen. " He motioned Tayg to follow him into his private chamber.