Seventeen-year-old Violet is amazed when a storm brings the dashing Prince Richard to her impoverished family’s farm. The two fall in love at first sight, but although Richard has given his heart to Violet, his parents will only let him marry a princess of their choosing, a lady of the highest... show more
Seventeen-year-old Violet is amazed when a storm brings the dashing Prince Richard to her impoverished family’s farm. The two fall in love at first sight, but although Richard has given his heart to Violet, his parents will only let him marry a princess of their choosing, a lady of the highest nobility and sensitivity. Now on a quest to be reunited with her true love, Violet must rely on her wits—and a little help from an unexpected source—to compete with princesses, pass the king and queen’s tests, and prove herself worthy of being Richard’s bride.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 23rd 2010
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 195
Edition language: English
Series: Once Upon A Time Fairytales
I liked the tweaks to the story, but this was disappointing. It felt more like an outline of a book, rather than a fully realized novel.
This book was a cute and a fast read. This is a retelling of the fairy tale of the princess in the pea. The story has some twists such as the Violet, the princess, didn't know she was a princess because she was wisked away to be raised by a farmer when her family was murdered when she was a baby. He...
I absolutely adored this Princess and the Pea retelling. The romance was very sweet, and Violet is a very intelligent and courageous young heroine. There was also a side of mystery to the tale which kept me on the edge of my seat. A must read for all the fairy tale lovers out there, as well as a goo...
I have an obsession with fairy tales. I really do. But at least it's not a problem that I need to get help with. Unless to talk to my family...Even though this is such a short book, I was also reading a couple other books, so that's why it took me so long to read. Like the other books in this collec...
Mixed feelings I totally have mixed feelings about it. I would actually give it a 3.5 if not for my confusing thoughts. I have read the plot of this so of course, I know that it's a retelling of a fairy tale which is The Princess and the pea. When I started reading it, I was glad because finally, I ...