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From a New York Times Bestselling Author and her daughter!

England, 1549

As a ward of the king, Lady Alice grew up at the glittering royal court of the Tudors. She has everything a courtier could wish for: a vast inheritance, a pack of handsome admirers, and a fabulous wardrobe. But it comes at a price. By the king’s command, she’s been betrothed to the abominable Lord Wormingham—ahem, Birmingham—an ill-tempered lout old enough to be her grandfather. Alice cannot accept this fate, but neither can she defy the king. She must find some means of escape…

As the new Marquess of Cainewood—a title that came with an ailing estate, a hasty betrothal, and the care of four quarrelsome little sisters—the last thing Adam Chase needs is yet another responsibility. But a gentleman does not ignore a lady in distress (especially a pretty one), so when he crosses paths with a young woman fleeing the court in apparent danger, he takes in the secretive stranger—and regrets it almost immediately. For Lady Alice’s secrets connect her to a treasonous plot involving the princess Elizabeth, and now Adam’s whole family could fall under suspicion. But perhaps losing his head wouldn’t be so bad…at least it would save him the trouble of being betrothed to one girl while he’s falling for another…


• Humorous historical romance

• Book One of Lauren & Devon Royal's Renaissance Chase Family Series

• A full-length novel

• PG-rated: Kisses only, no love scenes!

This e-book includes Bonus Material: an Author's Note, a preview of Lauren and Devon’s next book, and a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry.


Alice Betrothed is the perfect blend of adventure and romance, wrapped up in a fascinating historical setting. I loved it!”

—Colleen Gleason, New York Times bestselling author of the Stoker & Holmes books

“A mash-up of Philippa Gregory and Meg Cabot! Fans of either will adore Alice.”

—Glynnis Campbell, USA Today bestselling author


LAUREN ROYAL decided to become a writer in the third grade, after winning a “Why My Mother is the Greatest” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of humorous historical romance novels. Lauren lives in Southern California with her family and their constantly shedding cat. She still thinks her mother is the greatest.

DEVON ROYAL is the daughter of romance novelist Lauren Royal. After attending film school, she wrote an award-winning TV comedy pilot and spent several years working in digital video production before turning her focus to fiction writing. Devon lives in Southern California with her fiancé. She also thinks her mother is the greatest.

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January 7
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