It's by Sherry Thomas...

The One In My Heart - Sherry Thomas

... of course I had to give it a try!

 

"But I wouldn’t have guessed him to be a doctor, let alone the kind who worked with scalpels. “So, you’re tired of cutting people open?”

“Sick of it—blood and guts every day. But someday my princess will come, and she’ll carry me away from all this drudgery.”

 

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