The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki / My rating: ★★★☆☆
One sentence summary: Sisi, Duchess of Bavaria, accompanies her sister to meet her fiancé, the Emperor of Austria, and ends up becoming the empress herself.
“You have ruined me.” It was a gentle whisper, his exhale almost louder than his words. But she liked it less the second time she heard it. Why was it ruination? Why couldn’t it be salvation?