"The Princess Diaries meets James Bond in a romantic comedy unlike any other!"
Reviewed by Patti Loveday
Posted October 10, 2018
Women's Fiction Contemporary | Contemporary Chick Lit
Lindsay Emory invites readers into a wild drama filled story where
Princess Theodora Isabella Victoria of Drieden is left at the altar and
feed up with royal protocol. A romantic comedy with a hint of danger
and a hidden mystery. Not to mention a sexy Scottish Spy named Nick.
THE ROYAL RUNAWAY is sure to
draw you into a world that you will not want to leave.
When Princess Theodora is stood up at the altar on her wedding day,
she goes into isolation for four months, upset with her life and the royal
protocol that always demands more and more of her time. Why did
Christian decide to not show up for their wedding? Was it planned or
did something terrible happen to him? Can Thea forgive him or will a
secret destroy what little is left between them?
The future of the monarchy is in danger as one determined politician
calls for democracy. Thea has to choose between her duty to reassure
the people that the monarchy is still going strong, or giving it all up for
the chance to be a normal person without the pressure of ruling a
kingdom. Emory has created a drama filled storyline that is sure to keep
you on your toes with a mix of The Princess Dairies and James Bond.
The characters are vivid and realistic with intriguing backstories and a
hint of a mystery.
THE ROYAL RUNAWAY is a lovely
romantic comedy that is sure to warm your heart and leave you wanting
more. A story that will keep you guessing until the end about who the
princess will choose and why! THE
ROYAL RUNAWAY is definitely for fans of Sophie Kinsella or Meg
Cabot's Princess Diaries series!
For fans of The Princess Diaries and The Royal We
comes a fun and daring novel about a modern-day princess who
teams up with a spy to find out what happened to the fiancé
who left her at the altar—and who just might get her own
fairytale in the process.
Princess Theodora Isabella Victoria of Drieden of the Royal
House Laurent is so over this princess thing.
After her fiancé jilted her on their wedding day, she’s
finally back home after spending four months in exile—aka
it’s back to press conferences, public appearances, and
putting on a show for the Driedish nation as the perfect
princess they expect her to be. But Thea’s sick of duty.
After all, that’s what got her into this mess in the first
So when she sneaks out of the palace and meets a sexy Scot
named Nick in a local bar, she relishes the chance to be a
normal woman for a change. But just as she thinks she’s
found her Prince Charming for the night, he reveals his
intentions are less than honorable: he’s the brother of her
former fiancé, a British spy, and he’s not above blackmail.
As Thea reluctantly joins forces with Nick to find out what
happened the day her fiancé disappeared, together they
discover a secret that could destroy a centuries-old
monarchy and change life as they know it.
Funny, fast-paced, and full of more twists and turns than
the castle Thea lives in, THE ROYAL RUNAWAY is a fresh
romantic comedy that will leave you cheering for the
modern-day royal who chucks the rulebook aside to create her
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1 comment posted.
Re: The Princess Diaries meets James Bond in a romantic comedy unlike any other!
Good review! New to me author buts sounds really fun!
(Kathleen Bylsma 3:57pm Tuesday)
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