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.
Praise for Royal Scandal
“A sweet and sexy modern-day spin on the classic Cinderella story.”—Heidi McLaughlin, New York Times bestselling author of Blow
“For any of those royalty romance fans, I highly recommend Royal Scandal.”—Harlequin Junkie
“I’m definitely interested in the next book in the series!”—Somewhere Lost In Books
“I absolutely loved this book! This is a mix of a modern Cinderella and British monarchy story. This love story is swoon-worthy . . . you can’t stop reading!”—Books & Boys Book Blog
“With a sweet, sexy romance, a fantastic cast of characters and a plot that will keeps your eyes planted in this story, Marquita Valentine creates an excellent book with Royal Scandal.”—JoJo The Bookaholic (five stars)
“Once again I am a total sucker for anything that is geared towards hopeless romantics.”—Book Plus Heart
“I love Marquita’s work and look forward to her stories.”—FMR Book Grind
“Hot, funny, and emotional too, Royal Scandal is an absolutely wicked fantasy from the first page to the last. I’m in love with this story, the characters, and this world! Marquita Valentine perfectly captures the magic of romance and royalty.”—Katy Evans, New York Times bestselling author of the REAL series
“A rom-com of epic proportions! Don’t miss this book!”—New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips
“Marquita Valentine brings a new twist to Royal stories with a truly scandalous family. She writes from her heart to yours! Don't miss out on this fresh, wonderful romance.”—Jen Frederick, USA Today bestselling author
“Just have to say . . . sign me up for the royal family! This book totally rocked my world. Once I started, I couldn’t put it down.”—New York Times bestselling author Nicole Edwards
“Royally engaging. Loved Prince Colin and the love he had for the princess of his heart—Della.”—New York Times bestselling author Melanie Moreland
Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.