From desire on the high seas... To royal duty at the altar? Savoring his last taste of freedom, reluctant Prince Luca Fortebracci escapes to the Mediterranean on his lavish yacht. He's destined to wear a crown and wed a flawless royal bride, so mysterious British beauty Samia is everything he shouldn't want—but everything he craves... Samia's thrilled by the longing Luca awakens within her but knows a temporary fling is their only option. A future with him is impossible. For the shadows of her past make Samia wholly unsuitable to be Luca's princess...don't they?