An enchantress is murdering Queen Kartek’s soldiers and threatening her kingdom. Kartek’s healing jewel has been lost. Her only hope of saving her kingdom seems to lie in the hands of the green-eyed stranger who claims he can save her jewel and her people…but the price is steep, and the young queen doesn’t have much time.
In this novella retelling of The Frog Prince, seventeen-year-old Queen Kartek has resigned herself to marrying the greatest warrior in the Megal Desert, but her true joy lies in sharing her healing powers with her people and meeting the everyday needs of her kingdom. When an enchantress attacks, however, her betrothed is murdered, and danger camps outside Hedjet’s gates, Kartek’s world is turned upside down.
To make matters worse, her healing jewel falls into an abandoned well just when she needs it the most, and her only hope of retrieving the jewel lies in marrying a green-eyed stranger and making him king.
In this retelling of The Frog Prince, Kartek must choose whether to trust that her new husband’s intentions are as honorable as he promises, or to try and defeat the enchantress alone. For as much as she resents her new husband, she quickly realizes that there is more to this quiet man than meets the eye. He might just be the miracle her kingdom needs…and the balm she craves for her lonely heart.
The Green-Eyed Prince is a novella set in the world of the Classical Kingdoms Collection, a series of clean fairy tale retellings full of sacrifice, true love, and the magic of happily ever afters.