One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2019
A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW: ” Desert clippers and light rail, magic-powered cellphones, black royalty, and a princess negotiating chronic illness bring both depth and delight to this kind, lighthearted romance. Once upon a time, Princess Abelia Olivia Jayne Venenza Ribaldi Porchenzii renounced matriarchal Brevspor’s throne for an anonymous life working in waste reclamation. Then Abbie learns her engagement contract to Prince Edward of Orangiers is still valid—and to defeat his brother Lincoln’s foreign-backed coup, she must honor it. Resolved to renegotiate her freedom and say goodbye to her ailing father, Abbie sets off through the magic-ridden Unveiled. But duty-driven Edward’s proposal isn’t just a geopolitical stopgap: he loves Abbie, and there might be ways for an ex-princess and a reluctant heir to be happy on both their terms. Final Fantasy fans will relish West’s debut, a vibrant, voraciously readable adventure whose technocratic fantasy world is grounded by a generous understanding of everyday limitations and love. This perfect confection is socially aware, wonderstruck, and unforgettably fun. “
How do you tell your best friend you can’t marry him after all?
Abelia is content in her menial job and tiny apartment. When royal emissaries arrive to enforce the marriage contract she thought was void, she has no intention of going with them across the Unveiled. But the alternative means losing the chance to say goodbye to her dying father and letting five years of silence be the last thing they share…
Edward is handed his kingdom unexpectedly when his brother goes off the rails. Now, he must fight a war he doesn’t think he can win. The only task more daunting will be convincing the girl he’s loved all his life to cooperate…if only she’d call him back.
No one has ever gotten out of an international marriage contract. Can Abbie find a loophole in time to save the life she’s fought to live?
The Ex-Princess is the first book in the Borderline Chronicles and has a guaranteed HFN ending. It’s Stardust meets A Princess in Theory; you’ll love Fiona West’s heart and wit in this sweet fantasy romance adventure. Grab your copy now!
Content Warning: This book contains the death of a parent from cancer.
FROM MEGHAN LLOYD ON GOODREADS: ” You know those books and movies where the sequel is just…meh? Yeah, that’s not what we have here. This second in a series is freaking fantastic! Phenomenal! Out of this world amazing! I can’t say enough good things about this book. It has earned its place on my list of favorite books this year, hands down. Fiona West truly outdid herself with The Un-Queen…”
A king caught between love and legality. An ex-princess struggling to stabilize her secret health problems. A royal wedding on hold…
Newly-crowned King Edward is getting married in 141 days…probably. He’s faced wilderness, wicked godfathers and warlords to get Abbie to this day, and after five years apart, all he wants is to finally marry his best friend. The marriage contract they signed at age twelve should be the final word. But Abbie’s illness means they need to exploit a loophole that keeps her royal duties minimal, and his constituents are finding it hard to swallow. The spectre of his traitorous older brother looming nearby isn’t helping him settle into his reign or his engagement.
But when his brother sends a magical threat against Abbie’s life, the couple must make a choice. They can either claw their way out of the legal mess and end the family feud ASAP to pull this off by Twelfth Month…or let the political pressure and the paperwork drive them apart again.
The Un-Queen is the second book in the Borderline Chronicles, a contemporary fantasy romance series, with a guaranteed happily-ever-after. If you like your royal romance sweet with a little heat, you’ll love this sparkling, witty sequel to The Ex-Princess. Download your copy now!
Spellcaster Tezza Macias hasn’t seen her special forces husband in two years and 119 days when a new man is assigned as her partner…a younger man. An awkward man.
Tezza Macias, the Grand Duchess’s night security, is too tough to admit that the disappearance of her husband is breaking her. Guaranteeing Abbie’s safety matters more than anything to her, but as depression creeps in, she’s losing her connection with the magic that makes her excel at her job. Her new partner isn’t making things easier with his probing, personal questions about things she’d rather not talk about.
Sam Simonson only took this job as a favor to one of his best friends, Edward, who also happens to be king. Despite the recent notoriety he gained on a dangerous mission, he doesn’t make friends with women–he doesn’t even make eye contact if he can help it. Being assigned with Macias, the most intimidating woman he’s ever met, poses a small problem. Falling in love with her poses a huge problem.
When a magical apparition stalks the palace halls, they’ll need the talents they both bring to the job to find out who’s casting it and what their intentions might be…before it’s too late.
The Almost-Widow is a stand alone novella in the Borderline Chronicles that’s sweet with a little heat. It has a guaranteed HEA and no cheating. This security, forced-proximity fantasy romance with a hint of suspense will sweep you off your feet. Download it today!
“This enemies-to-lovers story is touching as it is compelling. …Fiona draws you in with irresistible characters that you just can’t get enough of!” — Merry Jelks-Emmanuel on Goodreads
A single mom itching to expose a royal scandal. A captain determined to protect his best friend’s reputation. A natural enmity that doesn’t account for the long, lingering looks…
Brooke Everleigh just started her dream job in journalism, one she’d given up when she got pregnant from a one-night stand five years ago. Her first big story is everything she’d imagined it would be, holding the man who’d cursed her source with a magic kiss accountable–none other than King Edward. She wants his head on a platter, but she’ll settle for an admission of guilt and justice for his victim.
Captain Saint had hoped for more time to get used to his new job as chief communications officer before getting embroiled in a scandal. Clearing his best friend’s name isn’t going to be easy, especially when telling the truth might mean worse trouble. Plus, the pretty blonde who’s pressing things is getting under his skin–too bad she shut him down the moment they met.
When Brooke’s son lands in hot water at school, the school assigns the only available mentor: Captain Saint. With her son’s future at stake, Brooke is forced to cooperate with a man she doesn’t trust, regardless of how good-looking and good with kids might be. Against her better judgment, their weekly meetings are leaving her weak in the knees. When the king makes it clear there’s no future for his chief communication officer and the reporter who’s trying to destroy his reputation, she’ll have to choose between her work and the captain who’s worked his way into her heart…
If you like your holiday romances candy-cane sweet, this book isn’t for you. But if you like an enemies-to-lovers, on-the-rocks holiday romance with a twist of fantasy and a dash of suspense, one-click this romance now.
The Jinxed Journalist is the third book in The Borderline Chronicles, a contemporary fantasy romance series that’s sweet with a little heat. This book has a guaranteed HEA; it contains mild cursing and frank discussion of adult situations, but no open-door sex scenes.
Her brother’s best friend. The brilliant doctor he’s been crushing on for years. What’s a little flirting among friends?
Princess Rhododendron–or Dr. Broward, as she’s known around the lab–is finally taking the scientific expedition she’d been planning for months. Who does her little brother–His Majesty, as he’s known around the palace–send along? His best friend, Arron James, the man who’s been getting closer to her since he was shot last year. She’s doing her royal best to hold this commoner at arm’s length, but she really wants to hold him in her arms…
Lieutenant Arron James, a boy from the docks, has just found out that he’s the next Duke of Greenmeadow Downs. And suddenly, everything he’s known about himself is in question. Well, not everything–he’s still in love with Rhodie Broward, just like he has been for years. Getting a chance with her? It’s everything he’s been dreaming about…but can she accept him without the dukedom tipping the scales?
The Semi-Royal is the fourth book in the Borderline Chronicles, a fantasy romance series. If you like tales of unrequited love and rags to riches with a twist, one-click this sweet royal romance now.
Content warning: This book contains the depiction of disordered eating, miscarriage, and a parent with cancer.
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