Once Upon a Rose by Jill Gregory

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Love blossoms like the luscious petals of spring’s very first rose…Winter Rose
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts
On a remote island cursed with eternal winter, a young queen heals a wounded soldier—and warms her heart with the joys of true love…

The Rose and the Sword
Jill Gregory
An exiled princess’s last hope for recovering her lost kingdom lies with the embittered prince she is pledged to marry—a man as impossible as he is irresistible…

The Roses of Glenross
Ruth Ryan Langan
Sheltered in an abbey in war-torn Scotland, a lonely lass tends a haunted rose garden—while a heroic soldier basks in the pure glow of her love…

The Fairest Rose
Award-winning author Marianne Willman
Embarking on a dangerous quest to win the hand of a princess, a bold Irish warrior falls for the one woman who has the power to save his life—and hold his heart…


 

About Jill Gregory

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Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels. She is also the author of the bestselling futuristic suspense series written under the pen name J. D. Robb. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print.
 
Published October 1, 2001 by Jove. 403 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality. Fiction

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On the heels of their previous collaboration, Once Upon a Star, four of America's most beloved romance authors present what is sure to be a popular collection of magical stories, wherein princely gentlemen (both human and not) sweep dazzling damsels off their feet and into a land of happily-ever-...

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with an Amazonian demon slayer from a parallel universe in Roberts's irresistibly funny ""A World Apart,"" and shades of Harry Potter and Romeo & Juliet can be found in Gregory's ""Impossible,"" a charming fable of two lovers who bring peace to their feuding families through marriage.

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Gregory, best known for her western romances, also offers a pleasant fantasy in a medieval setting ("Mirror, Mirror"), but her protagonists, a feisty young healer and a wounded knight, are little more than rough sketches.

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Roberts deftly conjures a fantasy world of ice and snow in "Winter Rose," but her chilly tale lacks the fiery romantic tension typical of her writing.

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Grade: C+ If you, like the little girl from California, refuse to relinquish your fairytales - handsome princes on powerful destriers, magic and mystery, and true love that awakens the sleeping heart - you will enjoy Once Upon a Rose.

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