Review: The Princess The Rogue by Kate Bateman

Posted 4 February, 2021 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: The Princess  The Rogue by Kate Bateman
Title: The Princess And The Rogue
Author: Kate Bateman
Published by St. Martin's Paperbacks
Series: Bow Street Bachelors #3
Date Published: 29 December, 2020
Pages: 328
Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance
Format: eBook ARC
Source: NetGalley, St. Martin's Press
Purchase: Amazon
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A princess in disguise is forced to live with a rogue in order to protect her from danger in this fun, sexy regency romance.
Bow Street agent Sebastien Wolff, Earl of Mowbray, doesn't believe in love―until a passionate kiss with a beautiful stranger in a brothel forces him to reconsider. When the mysterious woman is linked to an intrigue involving a missing Russian princess, however, Seb realizes her air of innocence was too good to be true.
Princess Anastasia Denisova has been hiding in London as plain 'Anna Brown'. With a dangerous traitor hot on her trail, her best option is to accept Wolff's offer of protection―and accommodation―at his gambling hell. But living in such close quarters, and aiding Wolff in his Bow Street cases, fans the flames of their mutual attraction. If Anya's true identity is revealed, does their romance stand a chance? Could a princess ever marry a rogue?

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Author/NetGalley, St. Martin's Press and was under no obligation to post a review, positive or negative.

My Thoughts
Oh how I loved this one! I love historical romances. There is something about reading them that really capture my heart. Bateman’s third installment to the Bow Street Bachelors was one such heart capturing read for me.

Getting to know Anya and Sebastien was a wonderful ride! They were both intriguing and absolutely amazing together. Turning the pages of their story, walking along side of them, feeling their emotions, was a fabulous ride, for sure!

Added to the wonderful characters is a touch of suspense and lots of passionate sparks flying off the pages. That made for great reading! I loved the style of writing Bateman uses and can’t wait to go back and read the first two in this series!

About Kate Bateman

Kate Bateman, (also writing as K. C. Bateman), is the #1 bestselling author of Regency, Victorian, and Renaissance historical romance. Her Renaissance romp, The Devil To Pay, is a Romance Writer’s of America 2019 RITA® Finalist and her Regency-set A Counterfeit Heart (Secrtes & Spies series) won the 2018 Book Buyer’s Best contest for Best Historical Romance.

Kate wrote her first historical romance in response to a $1 bet with her husband who rashly claimed she’d ‘never finish the thing.’ She gleefully proved him wrong. Her books feature her favorite intelligent heroines, (badasses in bodices!) wickedly inappropriate banter, and heroes you want to both strangle and kiss.

When not traveling to exotic locations ‘for research’, Kate leads a not-so-secret double life as a fine art appraiser and on-screen antiques expert for several TV shows in the UK, each of which has up to 2.5 million viewers. Before writing romance, Kate was director and valuer at her own UK Auction House, Batemans in Stamford, Lincolnshire. She currently splits her time between Illinois and her native England and writes despite three inexhaustible children and that husband… who still owes her that dollar.

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