It's Pride Month and every day, N. N. Light's Book Heaven will feature a book and an author from the LGBTQ+ community. Today we're pleased to reveal Mrs. N's book review for the fantastic and well-timed lesbian royal romance, Once Upon a Princess. A feel-good romance set in Cornwall.
Title: Once Upon a Princess: A Lesbian Royal Romance
Author: Harper Bliss, Clare Lydon
Genre: Romance, Lesbian Romance, Royal Romance
Can true love be their crowning glory?
Olivia Charlton is a princess who believes in love - not a high priority in a royal family hung up on tradition and duty.
Meanwhile, village sweetheart Rosie Perkins has no time for affairs of the heart - she's just struggling to keep her cafe and life afloat.
When Olivia heads to Cornwall to escape her life for a few weeks, the two meet & sparks fly. But can a cafe owner and a princess truly end up with their own happily ever after when all the odds are stacked against them?
Best-selling lesbian romance authors Clare Lydon & Harper Bliss have teamed up to bring this modern-day fairy tale to life. Grab your copy of the love story everyone's talking about!
Every princess deserves her own happily ever after…
Once upon a time (sorry, couldn’t resist) there lived an out lesbian princess named Olivia. She wants to marry for love but it’s complicated when the Queen presents her with a good match, royally speaking. Honor and duty has been drummed in Olivia and when the pressure of her life gets unbearable, she escapes to the Cornish coast in disguise. She meets and falls in love with café owner Rosie. Olivia keeps her true identity a secret from Rosie but when all is revealed, she may lose the one woman she’s ever loved. Can these two overcome the odds and grab ahold of a happily ever after or is it all a dream?
I’m a big royal romance fan and I picked this up for a British feel-good romance. I loved both Olivia/Charlie and Rosie. They’re well-drawn characters with depth which made this more than a fluff piece. The conflicts are honest and believable. The Queen, while lovely to see open to her daughter’s sexual preference, is detestable in her classism views. A clear antagonist to both Olivia and Rosie. The plot ran at a good pace, filled with plenty of drama and romance. I was sad when it ended and wanted more.
If you’re a romance fan and looking for a new spin on a modern fairy tale, pick up Once Upon a Princess.
My Rating: 5 stars
Buy it now:
Amazon US https://www.amazon.com/Once-Upon-Princess-Lesbian-Romance-ebook/dp/B07D81VYXH
Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/Once-Upon-Princess-Lesbian-Romance-ebook/dp/B07D81VYXH
Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/Once-Upon-Princess-Lesbian-Romance-ebook/dp/B07D81VYXH
Clare Lydon is a London-based writer of contemporary lesbian romance. She's a No.1 best-seller on lesbian fiction charts around the globe with five full-length novels to her name, as well as writing the All I Want series, set to continue throughout 2016. If you love romantic comedies, prepare to fall head over heels in love.
If you like books shot through with witty dialogue, 3D characters and sharp observations of modern lesbian life, why not give Clare's books a try?
More at: www.clarelydon.co.uk
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N