After Octavian McClen murders Princess Charlotte Thames’ brother and father to gain his birthright, he takes her as his bride. Because of this union, the kingdom of Ivoca will finally have the peace it has been seeking.
Coming to terms with what fate has given her, Charlotte becomes friends with the new king. Shortly, they both find the unrestrained fervor between them.
The chaos and difficulties of being married and ruling a kingdom will test Charlotte and Tavian’s love. While protecting the peace and his throne, Octavian must make hard decisions that could affect his marriage. But unbeknownst to him, Charlotte, his queen, is hiding a family secret that has the potential to upend their lives and the harmony of the kingdom completely.