R.S. Grey delivers another heartwarming, feel good romance with His Royal Highness. And, yet again, she pulls out a book cover that perfectly illustrates the hero and heroine.
In this reimagination of a theme park remarkably similar to the one where a mouse reins supreme, Derek’s grandfather plays the role of park architect and CEO. After buying up tons of land in Georgia on the cheap, he builds a masterpiece with a castle and princesses. Cast members strive to keep the magic alive at all cost.
I just came back from Disney, the similar theme park in Florida, and I have to say, everywhere I went I kept thinking back to passages in this book. Yes, it’s a bit laughable to think that, even in a small park, there’s only one cast member per princess. But, aside from a few creative licenses, R.S. Grey knows her park stuff.
Whitney falls for Derek when she’s nineteen and he’s twenty nine. He’s her mentor. Understandably, he doesn’t see her in a romantic way and sort of does her a solid by ignoring an out of line email that would get her fired in a flash at most companies. She grows up in fairy land and never quite sees the whole situation through clear eyes. And yes, there are times I’d like to be her friend and talk some sense into her.
But, when these two fall in love, it’s sweet and sexy in a way that R.S. Grey has mastered. When we get to the epilogue, it’s like my mind has a movie screen playing and I can see it all in my head. And it’s so good and so sweet I just keep replaying it. It’s the sort of sparkly magic Cinderella’s Castle delivers year round.
If you love theme parks, and especially if you love Disney, this one’s a must read.