26 January 2017

Royal Scandal (Royals in Exile, #1) Marquita Valentine

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Format: Kindle
Publishers: Loveswept
Published: 24th January 2017
Pages: 220
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance,
Main Characters: Della, Colin
Date Read: 21st November - 24th November 2016

Rating Given:


Fairy tales do come true—and so do tabloid scandals! Bestselling author Marquita Valentine kicks off a juicy contemporary romance series with a novel about a prince whose best-laid plans go deliciously awry when he marries the maid next door.Forced to flee to the United States with his siblings after their parents’ assassination, Crown Prince Colin Sinclair takes it upon himself to become the caretaker of his family while hiding out near Charlotte, North Carolina. But after a decade in hiding, the secret’s out and Parliament demands that Colin wed a princess of their choosing. Unwilling to play their game, Colin decides to marry an American instead, and he has the perfect candidate in mind.
As a home-service professional, Della Hughes doesn’t believe in storybook endings. But when her best friend and secret crush reveals that he’s a flesh-and-blood prince, she doesn’t know what to think. Still, she’ll do anything for Colin, including becoming his wife—in name only, of course. But when their plans to stay purely platonic go by the wayside, their fake honeymoon turns all too real. After a week of white-hot nights, Della can no longer deny her feelings—not with a happily ever after so tantalizingly close.

I received a review copy from netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I actually like this cover which I think has something to do with the way it looks different to other covers and it looks colourful which is what caught my eye. I'm not sure it's in keeping with the actual story but in this case I'm not sure that I mind.

To be honest it's been awhile since I've read this and only now getting around to reviewing it, I seem to have forgotten what I liked and disliked about it and I only know what I rating I gave the book was because I always rate books straight away. I'm glad that I read the synopsis again (as I don't usually) as it did remind me about the book. Don't let me forgetting about the book put you off as with me giving the book 4/5 stars obviously meant I enjoyed at the time it's just that I've slept since reading the book and I can't remember everything I've read. I do remember that I enjoyed the concept of the story as I haven't read many royal based books so it did make a nice change. I have been reminded that it was a cute read but not as much scandal as what I would've liked.

Overall, I wish I could remember more about the book but what I can remember I actually liked.