Title: The Rebel Prince
Author: Raye Morgan
Line: Romance US/Canada/UK
Release month: September 2006
The S-Factor: Sweet
Chef Emma Valentine is just an ordinary girl, doing an ordinary job. Okay, her new boss might be a gorgeous future king, but Emma’s determined to stay professional… isn’t she?
As the second son, Prince Sebastian of Meridia never thought he would be King. He’s lived his life as a jet-setting playboy. But to save his country Sebastian reluctantly puts his wild days behind him. It’s only when he meets shy, beautiful chef Emma that he begins to learn the real meaning of duty, honour and… love. The mischievous Prince has one last act of rebellion in store. He’s going to promote this common chef – to Princess!
This book is the third in The Brides of Bella Lucia series, but the first I’ve read. It’s also the first time I’ve read Raye Morgan, and it won’t be the last on either count!
The beginning of this book is both brilliant and funny! The intrigue keeps the reader turning the pages as we join Emma Valentine in the fairytale world of Princes and castles. Stuff that every girl dreams about!
Raye Morgan creates a wonderful setting in Meridia and we get to know the customs and expectations of the locals. Emma Valentine is a sympathetic heroine, and Prince Sebastian is… well, a rebel! There were a few times when I wondered whether Sebastian truly deserved Emma’s loyalty, but by the end of the book he’d won me over.
I’m disappointed that I’ve missed out on a few of the books in this series, but they can be read as stand-alone stories. One thing I can guarantee is that, like me, you’ll be trying to hunt down the ones you’ve missed and not miss any others!
Reviewed by: Sue
Hero Hotness Factor = ♥♥♥♥
Heroine Lovability Factor = ♥♥♥♥♥
Awww Factor = ♥♥♥
Stickability Factor (will they have a happily ever after) = ♥♥♥♥
Humour Factor = ♥♥♥♥
Weepy Factor = ♥
Did you know that Raye Morgan is a California girl-born in Pasadena-but has lived in Holland, Guam, and Washington D.C.? Why not visit her website to learn more?
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