Uthiel's Embrace by Rae Lori
Book Length: Novella
Price: $4.75After aiding a town from aggressive pillagers, Prince Nikolas of Lambert stumbles upon a land of otherworldy creatures. Torn between his civic responsibility to the surrounding townspeople and his parents' political aspirations for the future court of Lambert, Nikolas takes some time out for himself among the forest lands.
But he is far from alone.
The forest is literally alive with tree fairies, guardian gnomes, and elemental spirits of the water called Undines. And one magical Undine, Uthiel, soon shows him that there is more beauty and magic within the dark, violent world that he inhabits...more than he could ever have imagined...