The astronomical success of the historical novels of Phillipa Gregory and Christine Trent prove that readers simply can't get enough of the British royals--and now Mary Hart Perry enters the fray with an exciting, deliciously sensual novel of Queen Victoria's "wild child" daughter, the Princess Louise. The Wild Princess transports us back to Victorian England and plunges us into the intrigues of the royal court, where the impetuous Louise brazenly followed no one's rules but her own--even marrying a commoner, which no one of royal blood had done in the previous three centuries. Filled with rich period deal, The Wild Princess is an exciting, enthralling read. The Tudors have gotten the lion's share of attention in historical fiction; it's high time Queen Victoria and her family got their due
It is really hard for me to come up with a rating for this book, every little girl dreams of being a princess, fantasizes about the balls, the gowns and the white knight that will one day swoop down and carry her away.
What we forget about is that most marriages where not made from love back then, in this book we are taken back in life and follow the life of the Wild Child that is Princess Louise a daughter of Queen Victoria who is given to a marriage of duty.
It is obvious that alot of thought went into the book, you can tell that the romanticized version of history really took a lot of creativity, and you are easily swept into the tale and biting your nails as you turn the page. Fan's of historical romance and the victorian age will love this tale.
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