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by Katie MacAlister | Read by Alison Larkin

Narrator Alison Larkin is clearly having fun with this witty tale of impoverished but determined Princess Dagmar, whose knight in shining armor arrives to rescue her in the form of Leopold, seventh Earl of March. She finds the wounded and unconscious spy extraordinaire in her garden. Larkin gives Dagmar an endearing childlike voice that is perfect for this smart-aleck sprite. Her portrayal of Leopold is equally clever, imbuing him, by the use of well-timed pauses and well-acted dialogue, with panache, intelligence, and humor. The progress of the romance is appealing and makes the listener laugh out loud. It’s all great fun. A.C.P. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine