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The emperor is dead, long live the Empress.  

After the sudden death of her father, Eveline is thrust into the role of Empress, a title no woman has held before. And before she can settle onto her throne, opposition mounts against her fledgling rule. To secure it, she needs powerful allies and a political marriage.

The husband chosen for her, Alexander, is handsome, charming and a dangerous temptation. While she’s willing to wed for the good of the kingdom, she’s not willing to give her control or her heart up to any man. Unfortunately their union isn’t enough to prevent the rising tensions.

Forbidden magic is seeping in, igniting a powder keg of unrest and pushing them ever closer to civil war. While she tries to bear it alone, the pressures of rulership threaten to crush her, but the alternative is putting her faith in a man she swore never to trust… Can she open her heart to Alexander before it’s too late, or will her distrust destroy the kingdom?

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