Once Upon a Prince, the first novel in the Royal Wedding series by bestselling author Rachel Hauck, treats you to a modern-day fairy tale.Susanna Truitt never dreamed of a great romance or being treated like a princess---just to marry the man she has loved for twelve years. But life isn't going according to plan. When her high-school-sweetheart-turned-Marine-officer breaks up instead of proposing, Susanna scrambles to rebuild her life.The last thing Prince Nathaniel expects to find on his American holiday to St. Simon's Island is the queen of his heart. A prince has duties, and his family's tense political situation has chosen his bride for him. When Prince Nathaniel comes to Susanna's aid under the fabled Lover's Oak, he is blindsided by love.Their lives are worlds apart. He's a royal prince. She's an ordinary girl. But everything changes when Susanna receives an invitation to Nathaniel's coronation. It's the ultimate choice. His kingdom or her heart? God's will or their own?...
|Title||:||Once Upon a Prince (Royal Wedding #1)|
|Number of Pages||:||343 pages|
|Url Type||:||Home » Once » Once Upon a Prince (Royal Wedding #1)|
Once Upon a Prince (Royal Wedding #1) Reviews
Once Upon a Prince
Author Rachel Hauck
Publisher Zondervan release May 7.13
I really was attracted to this book's published storyline and a totally fun cover. Unfortunately, it was more charade than fairy tale.
As much as I expect to like the leading lady of a story, I never came to any liking for Susanna. Unrealistic, lacking any depth of character or development, unbelievably immature for her stated age of 29; I couldn't imagine a 29 year old business woman acting, believing and speaking as she w ...more
I’ve wanted to read this one for a while now. I thought the cover was cute and the premise sounded fun. The book starts with our heroine Susanna getting dumped by her longtime boyfriend, who has fallen in love with another woman. Their relationship was weird as well as their breakup. Hardly any emotion.
The historical elements were boring and repetitive. And how did Susanna know so much about his country’s history? The whole story felt repetitive after awhile I lost interest.
I didn’t believe in ...more
A really sweet read to get lost in. Once the cover is open the words fly off the page, and make it hard to put it down.
When the book opens Susanna Truitt's boyfriend for the past twelve years, tells her that he has found the right ring, and the right girl, but it is not her.
Susanna should have been devastated, but she knew it was the right thing. He had become comfortable, like an old shoe. We spend time with her as she struggles with Garden Design business. She is good at what she does, and h ...more
*An update to my previous review* I have read this book a few times, because it is a favorite of mine. But this time I listened to the audio version. At first, Susanna's thick accent caught me off guard. But then I realized that it made perfect sense for the Georgia girl she is. The narrator did a very good job of creating different voices for the characters, both male and female, and providing appropriate accents depending on where they were from. I loved listening to this audiobook!
What a won ...more
Her life was perfect sort of, until her boyfriend since forever dumped her, her father ended up in the hospital, she quit her job and had to move out of her house. Through all the bad she looked to God and a knight in shining armor (not literally) Nate kept popping up when she needed help the most.
Nate aka nathaniel a prince next in line for the throne decided to keep his real identity a secret because he liked the idea of a normal life and he liked the idea of a normal life with her even ...more
Heavens! Where to start bringing thoughts to order on the first novel of Rachel’s all-new series, ‘Once Upon a Prince.’ I’d set myself up for a deliciously entertaining read which oftentimes can be a detriment but there were no signs of anything “bad” coming up in the book about halfway through and already I’d given this one a 5-star rating. Turns out, that was warranted. Anyone who knows me knows I am the girl who craves the happily-ever-after and despises the story-teller who breaks my heart; ...more
Royal fun! If you're a fan of royals (who isn't?) then you'll enjoy this book and this series. The hero of Once Upon a Prince is Nathaniel, an honest to goodness European prince. And the heroine, Susanna, is a down to earth girl from St. Simon's island, Georgia. Nathaniel is restricted from marrying anyone not from his kingdom of Brighton, so duty and love collide in this charming romance. I really enjoyed the behind the scenes peek into the life of a modern day royal. And the ending was swoon-w ...more
On of my New Years resolution is to start being more honest with my star ratings, and to be okay with giving something lower than three. So here we are. This book basically summed up everything I dislike about Christian Romance. The world building and writing wasn't great, but I'm going to focus on the message this books sends.
There was a lot of 'peering' into eyes, colors I've never heard of, perfect people (well, they're perfect now, but lets not forget their damaging past) with a side dish of ...more