New shoujo series by New York Times bestselling author of Alice in the Country of Hearts!
Crimson Empire: Circumstances to Serve a Noble is an all-new shoujo manga series by QuinRose, the creator of Alice in the Country of Hearts and Alice in the Country of Clover.
Featuring a strong heroine who is a deadly assassin yet awkward when dealing with the many male suitors who surround her, Crimson Empire: Circumstances to Serve a Noble combines romance, fantasy and swashbuckling adventure. Each volume contains impressive shoujo-style artwork and color pinups.
From the time she was sold into servitude as a young girl and told by a handsome demonic figure that she had a destiny to fulfill, Sheila’s childhood was anything but easy. After joining an assassins’ guild to undergo rigorous training, Sheila is later taken in by the dashing Prince Edvard to serve as both his housemaid and bodyguard.
As skillful as she is with a blade, Sheila hasn’t a clue when it comes to courtly romance. While she uses her talents to help Edvard win the throne, can she stave off the many admirers who vie for her heart?
Praise for Alice in the Country of Hearts:
"It may be impossible to beat Lewis Carroll at his own game, but as Alice in the Country of Hearts shows, there are still ways to succeed." —ANIME NEWS NETWORK
"Nicely done art and hunky hunks make Alice in the Country of Hearts eye candy for shojo manga fans." —ABOUT.COM