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The Sword in the Roses
A.R. Kaufer, author

Wisteria, princess of the Fire Court, is commanded to wed Earl Mal of the Wind Court. Refusal is not an option. The night before the official announcement will be made, she flees her court and travels to the mortal lands.

A year later, her worst fear comes true. A man comes to her cottage, but he’s no ordinary man. His task? Find the princess, return her unharmed, and he will be given his reward. Except, now that he’s found her, he discovers he doesn’t want to let her go…

Will he choose his heart or honor his bargain? Because in a world where fae intrigue and mystery lurk, he can’t have both.

This is a standalone novella set in the same world as The Stolen Royalty Series. You do not have to have read the other books to enjoy this story.


Trigger Warning:

Mention of branding

Wrist/Ankle bindings

Emotional abuse/manipulation

Thoughts of suicide



What more could you want? A princess on the run, a hunter trying to regain his freedom, and the undeniable spark between the two. You will adore this novella, it reads like its own fairytale. You will love characters and you will hate characters(IYKYK). This magical tale will weave it's magic into your heart and won't let you go. Quick read with just a smidge of spice. This author has a way of drawing you into her magical world. Go check it out I promise you won't regret it!

The Sword in the Roses Best-seller Status!

On release day, The Sword in the Roses made it to number 8 in ROMANCE on Amazon's best-seller list!