SKU (ISBN): 9780764237973
Binding: Trade Paper
American Royalty # 1
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Willow Dupre never thought she would have to marry, but with her father’s unexpected retirement from running the prosperous Dupre sugar refinery, plans changed. The shareholders are unwilling to allow a female to take over the company without a man at her side, so her parents devise a plan–find Willow a spokesman king in order for her to become queen of the empire.
Willow is presented with twenty-five potential suitors from the families of New York society’s elite group called the Four Hundred. She has six months to court the group and is expected to eliminate men each month to narrow her beaus until she chooses one to marry, ending the competition with a wedding. Willow reluctantly agrees, knowing she must do what is best for the business. She doesn’t expect to find anything other than a proxy . . . until she meets Cullen Dempsey, and she must discover for herself if his motives are pure.