A Prince Among Spies by Meredith Bond

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 A Prince Among Spies is the third and final book in the Royals & Rebels series by Meredith Bond.  This final installment focuses on Prince Nikolas and Lady Hope Clemens.  Nik is on the run from unknown assailants trying to kill him.  Hope Clemens helps her spymaster brother and is tasked with spying on the same personContinue reading “A Prince Among Spies by Meredith Bond”

In Lieu Of A Princess by Meredith Bond

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 In Lieu Of A Princess is an easy-to-read, lighthearted romance.  Lucinda North is capitulated into impersonating a princess.  Anthony, the Earl of Melfield is tasked with escorting the princess around town.  As Lucinda gets more comfortable in her new role, Anthony falls for this enigma of a princess. The storyline is straightforward and flows well.  I found LucindaContinue reading “In Lieu Of A Princess by Meredith Bond”

My Dearest Duke by Kristin Vayden

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 I have mixed emotions regarding My Dearest Duke.  As with the first book in the series, I like the premise, yet I feel the story does not meet its full potential.  Rowles is Joan’s brother’s best friend.  The two reconnect at Joan’s come-out ball, and these friends slowly evolve into something more.  Rowles and Joan harbor secrets that,Continue reading “My Dearest Duke by Kristin Vayden”

Never Rescue A Rogue by Virginia Heath

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Never Rescue A Rogue had an intriguing plot and likable characters.  Giles Sinclair unexpectedly finds himself the duke when his father suddenly dies.  Giles has secrets concerning his birth and is fearful at every turn that someone might find out.  When trouble comes knocking at his door, his only hope is his frenemy Diana Merriwell. Diana MerriwellContinue reading “Never Rescue A Rogue by Virginia Heath”

The Highlander’s Tudor Lass by Heather McCollum

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 The Highlander’s Tudor Lass was thrilling and romantic.  The characters were colorful, and there was plenty of intrigue and action.  Both Callum and Anna were solid and vibrant characters. However, there were times when Anna’s stubbornness went too far.  The fighting scenes toward the novel’s end allowed Callum’s personality to shine; Callum was the very definition ofContinue reading “The Highlander’s Tudor Lass by Heather McCollum”

The Duke’s Accidental Bride by Eva Devon

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2I enjoyed the characters of James and Jaqueline, “Jack,” as her friends call her. I thought the concept of the book was interesting. I thought James’ struggle with his past was honest and tragic. Jack’s empathy and recklessness gave her depth. I did feel that the book moved slowly. James’ inner battle of denying thenContinue reading “The Duke’s Accidental Bride by Eva Devon”

Nobody’s Princess by Erica Ridley

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 What I loved about Nobody’s Princess is the strong bond the Wynchester siblings have for one another.  These are individuals rescued and made into a family—this family work to help those who cannot help themselves.  The family dynamic is beautiful.  I felt the plot lagged, and the pace was slow through the book’s first half.  However, the book’sContinue reading “Nobody’s Princess by Erica Ridley”