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Royally Relinquished by Hayley Faiman

Title: Royally Relinquished: A Modern Day Fairy Tale
Author: Hayley Faiman
Genre: Contemporary Romance Standalone
Release Date: March 23, 2017


The only thing royal about Caitriona Geneva Grace is the blue of her beat-up sedan. While luxury and vanity are terms she could use to describe her everyday life, they're not words she lives by. Rather, they're words that keep her fed—barely. As a receptionist at a medical spa, her life is far from glamorous, but she gets by. For Cait, anything beats the life she left behind when she said goodbye to her small town after high school. 

His highness, Prince Henrik Stuart, is a slave to his royal status. Bound by duty and controlled by the crown, he fears a future chained to a woman of good breeding--a match not made in love. While known as the foolhardy prince, the thought of settling down isn't what troubles him. Rather, if he could find a woman who cared nothing of his title, he would give her the world.

When a weekend trip leads to a chance meeting, both Caitriona and Henrik feel a spark between them unlike any they've experienced before. To each, the other is too good to be true, but one night of fun cannot be denied.

When she said 'yes' to the handsome, green-eyed stranger, Caitriona didn't know that she was stepping into her very own fairytale.

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas...except when it's legally binding.

*Recommended for readers 18+ due to Sexual Content and Language.

32 years young... born and raised in California, did a stint in Oregon only to return to the Golden State. Lived that life a while until the Lone Star State called to us, Hill Country, Texas is where we call home, where our boots rest and loving that country life. Living the life with one bearded power pole climbing husband, two little boys that are full of energy and drive us crazy plus a chocolate lab named Optimus Prime.


My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Title: Royally Relinquished
Author: Hayley Faiman

4 unexpected stars

Fairy tales with always have a special place in my heart ~ they keep me young at heart, always the hopeful that the knight in shining armour is just around the corner for all the girls pining for one. So when I heard that Hayley Faiman was writing a fairy tale of her own with a modern twist, I knew I had to read it and find out how she would add her own personal twist to it. A beautiful story about Cait, a woman working at a luxury spa, who knows what riches and luxury gets you but with her salary, she just gets by, having barely enough to pay her bills. Henrik knows what those things buys you and wants to avoid it; a prince, the last thing he wants is to be married off to a woman that he can barely tolerate. So when the two meet and have a weekend getaway in Vegas, the attraction is instant and the chemistry smoking. And whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, right? Unless....

4 breath taking dreams

This was an absolute treat. I loved watching these two try to figure things out, to see the possibilities and especially, work through the big chasm that exists between them. It makes me think, albeit very loosely, of The Prince And a The Pauper but with a very sexy aspect, that makes it very worth the read. I believe that this has to be the first time that I've sighed as often throughout Royally Relinquished than in any other novel of this type, and that gives it its charm. Hayley Faiman really knows how to catch you by the heart and hold the emotions at the forefront, and I'm truly looking forward to more from her in the future.

*ARC provided by Author in exchange for an honest review.
Reviewed by Kathleen, The Small Girl from A small girl, her man and her books

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