Her husband long dead, her son on the throne, and the queen dowager finds herself a pawn once more in a planned political match. But the choice of husband is fraught for the young king, for the queen dowager does not object, her lover certainly will. With all their duty done, must the lovers place honour before romance one last time?
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Last of the Royal Sins short stories.
Royal Sins: With the one surviving heir a man-child married to a foreign princess, the royal line is in jeopardy. For the seventeen years it will take for a new heir to be born and take the throne, the old king and the princess regent walk a tightrope. One slip will bring war. In public, they must be above reproach. In private, duty will require sacrifices of honour, and of body.
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