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The Princess Plan
The Princess Plan | Julia London
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Princes have pomp and glorynot crushes on commoners Nothing gets the tongues of Londons high society wagging like a good scandal. And when the personal secretary of the visiting Prince Sebastian of Alucia is found murdered, its all anyone can talk about, including Eliza Tricklebank. Her unapologetic gossip gazette has benefited from an anonymous tip about the crime, prompting Sebastian to take an interest in playing detectiveand an even greater interest in Eliza. With a trade deal on the line and mounting pressure to secure a noble bride, theres nothing more salacious than a prince dallying with a commoner. Sebastian finds Elizas contrary manner as frustrating as it is seductive, but theyll have to work together if theyre going to catch the culprit. And when things heat up behind closed doors, its the prince wholl have to decide what comes firsthis country or his heart.
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robinb
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I was actually leaning more towards a “so-so” rating until about halfway through this one. Both the heroine and hero redeemed themselves (she started out rather silly, he arrogant), and the slow pace picked up a bit at that point. This had some hints of P&P mixed in throughout.

Eliza is a 28 yo spinster (due to a scandal 10 years earlier) who takes care of her blind father who is a justice. Sebastian is the crown prince of Alucia, visiting ⬇️

robinb England to secure trade agreements and a politically advantageous wife.

There is a murder to solve as well as an unfolding romance, and both H/h are drawn together by their shared isolation and need for honesty and loyalty.

I did come to like both H/h and enjoyed the humor and growth of both characters. 4/5⭐️ #Harlequin #NetGalley Out 11/19 @ScientistSam
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ScientistSam Hmmm, sounds promising! 1mo
robinb @ScientistSam 👍 Yes, I was glad that I ended up liking it as well. I also think that part of it was getting used to the author‘s writing style...a little different. 1mo
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robinb
The Princess Plan | Julia London
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Up next, the first in a new historical romance series (A Royal Wedding) coming in November.
#romantsy

Serious #coverlove 💙

ScientistSam Have you read this author before? 1mo
robinb @ScientistSam According to GR, I have read The Trouble with Honor, but I didn‘t review it, only gave it 3⭐️s. And I own Homecoming Ranch on my Kindle but haven‘t read it yet. 1mo
ScientistSam I look forward to seeing how you like this one 1mo
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robinb @ScientistSam Have you read this one or others by her? 1mo
ScientistSam Nope, part of why I was curious 😜 1mo
robinb @ScientistSam 👍 got it! 😆 1mo
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