Her Reputation (The Empire: Book 1) by Laura R Cole
Approx. 88,700 words.
Published on June 23, 2013.
While floating down the Great River in celebration of Phoenix's 18th birthday, the people of Elaeld discover another ship from an unknown empire. With the heralds of the empire within the city walls, it is easy to forget disturbing rumors about the Princess that have been swirling around. But when men start getting attacked through a power of the mind, it is more than her reputation on the line.