Once upon a time…
A duke fell in love
Gowan Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, values order and self-control above all else. So when he meets a lady as serene as she is beautiful, he promptly asks for her hand in marriage.
With a lady
Edie—whose passionate temperament is the opposite of serene—had such a high fever at her own debut ball that she didn’t notice anyone, not even the notoriously elusive Duke of Kinross. When her father accepts his offer… she panics.
And when their marriage night isn’t all it could be, she pretends.
In a tower.
But Edie’s inability to hide her feelings makes pretending impossible, and when their marriage implodes, she retreats to a tower—locking Gowan out.
Now Gowan faces his greatest challenge. Neither commands nor reason work with his spirited young bride. How can he convince her to give him the keys to the tower…
When she already has the keys to his heart?
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...Gowan has to accomplish a physical feat which people regularly die attempting, with multiple broken bones, to be considered worthy to come back into Edie’s life. Edie? She says she’s sorry. I’m sorry too, Gowan, but I think for a different reason. Oh, and a character’s infertility is magically cured in the epilogue. With twins. Gag.Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower | See more reviews from All About Romance
James’ twist on Rapunzel sweeps readers away into a fairy tale full of deep emotion while exploring the themes of self-imposed imprisonment, family relations, love, marriage and what is at the heart of any relationship.Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower
Eloisa James writing is very eloquent, as well as fresh and light, and coupled with such divine characters I was definitely left with that ahhhh feeling after a very satisfying read!Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower
...Once Upon a Tower is a lovely fairy tale retelling that I’m sure I’ll be re-reading soon.Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower
An exceptional job by an exceptional author and I cannot wait to read what she comes up with next!Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower
No matter what else I love about a romance novel, it can never reach my top tier of favorites if the ending fails to leave me believing that the love...can survive all the blows life will deliver. The ending of OUAT leaves me with this feeling with no reservations. The romantic gesture is perfect, the luscious frosting on the very best cake.Read Full Review of Once Upon a Tower
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