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A Royal Romance Audiobook

A Royal Romance

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Publisher's Summary

Georgina, Princess of Wales, has always known her destiny, but she never expected duty to call so soon. When her father dies suddenly, she is called back from her Royal Navy post to assume the crown. While the people acclaim their new Queen, Great Britain's first openly gay monarch, all George feels is the isolation of her station.

Beatrice Elliot's staunch anti-monarchist views have always been a point of gentle contention with her working class, royalty-loving parents. When Bea, director of a hospice charity, must spend six months working with Queen Georgina, her charity's new patron, sparks fly and passion blooms. But is love enough to bridge the gap between Bethnal Green and Buckingham Palace?

©2015 Jenny Frame (P)2016 Bold Strokes Books Inc

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    Meredith Charlotte, NC, United States 07-06-16
    Meredith Charlotte, NC, United States 07-06-16 Member Since 2008

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    "Awesome.... first half"

    This one has potential--huge potential--to be a classic in the genre. The premise is old, but wonderfully done. The characters are immediately lovable, even the minor ones (although the voice of Georgie is all wrong--the rest of the narration is brilliant). All are fleshed out superbly. The details of royal life are charming and enlightening. I was completely wrapped in this story--right up until THAT point. You will know it when you get there. It just seemed out of character and thrown in for no reason at a point in the story that called for a different tack. I plodded past that, disappointed, but invested enough to see how it would all turn out. I thoroughly enjoyed the overall book, despite some clunky bits here and there, and I would recommend.

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    realdog North Carolina 06-19-16
    realdog North Carolina 06-19-16 Member Since 2016

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    "delightful"

    fantastic story and a great narrator. stands out above other stories I've read about royals. this is one I'll listen to more than once.

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    Kani smith 06-17-16
    Kani smith 06-17-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Buy it"

    Great love story. Couldn't put it down. I look forward to hearing more from this author.

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    RH007 11-27-16
    RH007 11-27-16 Member Since 2015
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    "worth reading"

    I really enjoyed the book thought it was better than actually reading it myself. I felt I was watching a movie and it was great. Leslie Parkin did a great job. This is worth listening to!

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    TheLesbianReview South Africa 10-24-16
    TheLesbianReview South Africa 10-24-16 Member Since 2016

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    "A modern fairytale"

    This novel was too much fun. It had drama, romance and a set of charming characters.

    Sure it was very over the top and dramatic, but that's what I love about a great fairytales romance like this

    Loved it and recommend it.

    I enjoyed the narration but it took a little getting used to because the queen speaks very deliberately and so it can be a little slow. But once I got used to that I loved it.

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    Ariel Wirkus 10-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Worth it!"

    A must have book! Don't miss out on this epic romance spun into a fairytale.

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    gova Galveston, TX 10-07-16
    gova Galveston, TX 10-07-16 Member Since 2015

    Professional, married lady

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    "entertained!"

    I appreciate the b/f dynamic. I liked the characters, they were very likable. I learned a lot

    about "monarchy" as an American with no knowledge before this tale. generally speaking, I found myself very entertained!

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    Amanda W Oklahoma 09-26-16
    Amanda W Oklahoma 09-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Jenny Frame is quickly becoming a favorite of mine"
    What made the experience of listening to A Royal Romance the most enjoyable?

    The narrator was really great. The story moved quickly and flowed well.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    George of course. Jenny Frame writes butch characters very well.


    Which character – as performed by Lesley Parkin – was your favorite?

    Beatrice I think. She did very well with all of them though.


    Who was the most memorable character of A Royal Romance and why?

    Beatrice, she was very kind, and driven.


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    scheliece sankey 09-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "a view into the royal family way of life"

    i never been to England nor do i know much bout their culture, traditions etc but this book made me feel like was there. a definite wish that may never come true but i love thats its outside the box.... i love the sex scenario when there were infront of the fire... when Bee submitted to George.... Awesome Sauce!!!!! Great book all together. would love to have more like it.... ob and inteliflesh BRILLIANT

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    TessaTX Texas 08-17-16
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    "Fairy tale romance"

    This is a decent little romance novel. I was a little disappointed with the use of a strap-on. Otherwise this was a typical romance novel and stands up well against others in the genre.

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    7/4/16
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    "Weird narrator"

    Not a terrible story but the narration ... Wow. Just wow. She made everyone sound like they were slightly autistic. Completely monotone throughout. No emotion displayed even when emotion was completely necessary. Very odd to listen to and I think if I was reading this book and could hear the voices in my head I would have actually enjoyed it far more. I definitely won't be getting any more books with this narrator.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Danielle
    8/18/16
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    "poor naration"

    I love this story I have it on kindle and paperback and I was really looking forward for the audio version.
    How disappointed.
    the only way I could listen to this was to speed up the narration to X1.20. The narrator seemed incapable of any form of emotion.

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  • suge
    9/23/16
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    "The narrator"

    Used 2 x speed to listen. The narrator spoils the story. But persevere it's a gem of a story in the line of Mills and Boons romances

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Beth Goodman-Williams
    Denbigh, North Wales, UK
    8/10/16
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    "Loved the story and the narrator!"

    I read this book and fell in love with the characters. On a whim, I gave the Audiobook a try and discovered it was a gem thanks to the talented narrator.

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