Captivating book! Loved this story from start to finish, completely absorbed in the romantic novel and the story made me want to find out what would happen next. Throughout, the characters are really likeable making you root for them and wonder what comes next. The author Petronella illustrates the story of an elegant and beautiful woman, Justina, born in 15th century of royal blood, cousin to the King of Hungary, Matthias Corvinus. Nevertheless, her natural beauty will be used multiple times by the King for political alliances by marrying her to powerful man among Dracula, prince of Transylvania. – Readers Review
Born in the late fifteenth century, Justina Szilágyi is a symbol of strength and the nobility of womanhood. Living quietly in her Hungarian palace, her peaceful existence suddenly comes to an end when her cousin, the young King Matthias forces her to marry different men.
On a quest for power, property, and alliances, King Matthias learned to protect himself from an early age, refusing to trust others. Using Justina’s exceptional beauty to gain favors in politics and among royalty, King Matthias is determined to marry her off for power. But Justina is strongly defiant, not succumbing to the whims of simple men, and has a fight within her to mark the sands of time. Now she must fight to achieve her freedom from the fearsome King Matthias, not a simple task due to their common strength and determination. Can she break free from her cousin’s control, or will she become a mere plaything for the different political pawns of the King?
Discover the captivating story of Justina Szilágyi Princess of Transylvania and Dracula’s True Love! A remarkable tale filled with determination, romance and adventure that will enthrall readers from all walks of life. Step back in time as Petronella Pearson weaves together a thrilling narrative uncovering one of history’s oldest stories from Transylvania!