Her title and connections had made Princess Marissa Leandres a desirable bride. Yet she longed for fairy-tale romance. A royal masquerade ball was her chance to taste freedom. One dance with a stranger and the princess was entranced; one kiss and she was his. But the next morning, she disappeared without a word, leaving her heart—and her virginity!—behind.
King Dante Romero knew Marissa would be an ideal political bride—but his dreams were haunted by the masked seductress whose kisses had held so much passion. Then a heated embrace with the princess had him wondering if they had met before…and as the clock ticked down to their holiday wedding, the king realized that Marissa was the woman of his dreams—and the Christmas gift he couldn't wait to unwrap!