Author: Alyssa Cole

Publication Date: December 1, 2020

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Book Review

How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole is a great contemporary romance about a woman that is finally living her dream to be queen.

Shanti just married Sanyu, King of Njaza. Sanyu has just been crowned king after his father’s death. Sanyu was taught to be tough all the time and never get close to everyone. All Shanti has ever wanted is to be Queen in order to make a difference. Neither of them wants to fall in love. During the day they don’t talk but at night Shanti starts to help Sanyu develop plans for the future. In Njaza, there is a few month trial period before the queen is crowned the real queen.

Alyssa Cole is one of my favorite romance writers and How to Catch a Queen lived up to my expectations. This book is a mix of steamy romance and serious issues. Njaza is a country where woman do not have power, and Shanti is trying to change that anyway she can.

How to Catch a Queen has great characters. Shanti is strong and willing to do anything to fight for what she believes in. She has always wanted be a queen in order to make a difference in the world. She isn’t after love or the glamourous side of being a queen. Sanyu is trying to be a good King and wants to make everyone proud.

I highly recommend How to Catch a Queen to anyone that likes contemporary romance and royalty.

Thank you Avon/Harper Collins and Edelweiss for How to Catch a Queen.

About the Author

Alyssa Cole is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of romance (historical, contemporary, and sci-fi) and thrillers. Her Civil War-set espionage romance An Extraordinary Union was the American Library Association’s RUSA Best Romance for 2018, and A Princess in Theory was one of the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2018. She’s contributed to publications including Bustle, Shondaland, The Toast, Vulture, RT Book Reviews, and Heroes and Heartbreakers, and her books have received critical acclaim from The New York Times, Library Journal, BuzzFeed, Kirkus, Booklist, Jezebel, Vulture, Book Riot, Entertainment Weekly, and various other outlets. When she’s not working, she can usually be found watching anime or wrangling her pets.

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