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The Secret King A Princess In Peril Must Choose Between Duty And Desire In This Electrifying Romance No One Believes Princess Serena Has The Strength To Rule Acacialeast Of All Serena But The Assassins That Placed Her In Line For The Throne Have Turned Their Sights On Her And The Mysterious Casimir Cullen Who S Already Saved Her Life Once Is The Only Man She Trusts Serena Is Drawn To Casimir With Overwhelming Ferocity But Affairs Of State Require That She Marry King Warrington Of Rizari Casimir S Relationship With Serena Was Supposed To Be A Means Toward Revenge Against Warrington Falling In Love Was Never Part Of The Plan Now, Protecting Serena And Bolstering Her Self Confidence Has Become His Priority But What Will Happen When She Learns His Secret Destiny


10 thoughts on “The Secret King

  1. says:

    Good book that starts with a bang and keeps the suspense level high Serena is at a birthday celebration for her father, the king, when the lights go out and gunfire erupts As her father and older sister fall, Serena is determined to get them to safety As she attempts to do so, she is faced with a man with a gun and is certain she is about to die, when another man saves her life.Casimir is at the party to kill the other king in attendance, King Warrington Before he can do so, the room erupts Good book that starts with a bang and keeps the suspense level high Serena is at a birthday celebration for her father, the king, when the lights go out and gunfire erupts As her father and older sister fall, Serena is determined to get them to safety As she attempts to do so, she is faced with a man with a gun and is certain she is about to die, when another man saves her life.Casimir is at the party to kill the other king in attendance, King Warrington Before he can do so, the room erupts in chaos and his chance is lost He sees that Serena is in trouble, and though she is no part of his plan, he can t stand by and watch a woman in distress He arrives at her side in enough time to save her life, then disappears to avoid questions It is later suggested to him that he use his new acquaintance with Serena to get closer to King Warrington.With the deaths of her father and sister, Serena is next in line to be Queen, which terrifies her She has always been the quiet one who avoids the limelight She s had no experience in dealing with the politics of her country and is afraid that she doesn t have what it takes to rule This feeling is reinforced by her uncle and the council members, who encourage her to take her sister s place and marry King Warrington and form an alliance that way to protect her country What she really wants is to see the mysterious stranger who saved her life, and who gave her a feeling of safety as soon as she saw him.When Casimir reappears, that sense of safety and trust continues He s the only one who seems to have confidence that she can do the right things for her country She is also very attracted to him, something she knows is wrong with her impending engagement to King Warrington But she can t stay away from him, and is determined to enjoy a bit of time for herself while she still can She also can t help but compare Casimir to the king, who comes up short every time She d like to be able to stay with Casimir, but duty to her country pushes her at the king.Casimir had started his relationship with Serena for one reason to further his own goals It didn t take very long for him to start to care for her for herself The closer he got to her, thehe wanted to protect her from getting involved with the king He has personal experience with just how bad the king is, but he can t tell Serena the truth.I really liked seeing the relationship develop between Serena and Casimir It was wonderful to see someone who believed in her and had no trouble showing it I really liked his protectiveness and how he tried to take care of her without getting her into trouble It was very hard for him to accept the idea that she could contemplate marrying the king, though he knew that she was determined to do what was right for her country It took him a while to accept the truth of his feelings for her Serena is drawn to Casimir from the beginning She is physically attracted to him and his confidence in her makes her feel that she can handle anything, at least when he is near It gets harder for her to accept the idea of marrying the king as her feelings for Casimir continue to grow When certain information about him is revealed, she feels hurt and betrayed She must decide how to deal with it and if she can trust in their feelings.The suspense of the story was good We learn from the beginning just what Casimir has against King Warrington and what his intentions are His friendship with the president of the other country plays an important part in the process There are further attacks on Serena, and the question is who is behind them and why The king and his mother are certainly suspects, given their attitudes and history But there is also the question of whether President DeSante is on the side of good or bad, given his own actions and attitude The final confrontation was pretty intense with a surprise player showing up The conclusion was quite satisfying I m looking forward to the next book, and the complication that is hinted at for Serena s cousin Iliana


  2. says:

    I was really impressed and frustrated by what appeared to be a longer M B book I was only frustrated due to me wanting to know if my theory was correct it was.Really enjoyed the romance Really enjoyed the sub plot I was really impressed and frustrated by what appeared to be a longer MB book I was only frustrated due to me wanting to know if my theory was correct it was.Really enjoyed the romance Really enjoyed the sub plot


  3. says:

    The Conspiracy Against the Crown miniseries begins by focusing on royalty and danger, as someone does not want any members of a ruling family in a fictional Mediterranean country to remain alive C.J Miller has written a very interesting story, where emotional issues and secrets hinder the development of a relationship But when unexpected feelings become a factor in deciding the future of two people, then anything can happen THE SECRET KING is an intriguing blend of suspense and romance When The Conspiracy Against the Crown miniseries begins by focusing on royalty and danger, as someone does not want any members of a ruling family in a fictional Mediterranean country to remain alive C.J Miller has written a very interesting story, where emotional issues and secrets hinder the development of a relationship But when unexpected feelings become a factor in deciding the future of two people, then anything can happen THE SECRET KING is an intriguing blend of suspense and romance When Casimir Cullen went to Acacia, his main reason was to extract vengeance against a neighboring king attending a royal party However, his scheme is foiled when the king of Acacia plus the next in line are killed by unidentified assassins A new plan must be formed, and Casimir comes up with one which concerns Princess Serena Alagona, the younger daughter who will be the next ruler of the Mediterranean country that lies between two hostile nations It is his hope he can closely watch his enemy if he becomes friendly with the princess After helping her during the attack, he thinks it will not be difficult to gain her trust Since Serena will soon lead her country, one of her obligations will be to marry King Warrington of Rizari in order to unite their countries against an aggressive neighbor Her intended is the person whom Casimir despises, and he puts things in motion to getdirectly involved in the lives of the two royals When they met up again, she wants to know all about him even though she will probably be engaged soon As they continue to see each other, Casimir realizes Serena s part in his plot has become very personal, especially when she continues to be a political target Although a person may be very confident about upcoming events, it only takes one incident to completely change everything When Casimir has to alter what he thought was the perfect plan, he ends up getting close to a woman with whom he has a surprisingly swift connection Serena also feels the bond between them, and her sentiments about him soon turn into muchthan gratitude for saving her life How their relationship advances seems genuine, as they go from friends to lovers after having a number of private conversations Any intimacy they share is expressed with lots of heat yet is also backed by sincere feelings Serena has never had anyone believe in her abilities except for a cousin, and the way in which Casimir demonstrates his faith in her changes how she sees herself A story about a smaller nation being caught up in the disagreements between two larger countries is something that in fact happens all too often How Serena reacts to her new duties is realistic, as she has to balance her responsibilities to her homeland with the growing feelings she has for Casimir What is actually going on plus who is behind the murderous acts is unknown and kept me guessing until the suspenseful ending Several secondary characters were spotlighted at times, and I am eager to discoverabout them, hopefully in their own book C.J Miller has created a fascinating concept for the Conspiracy Against the Crown miniseries, where treachery and unspoken truths are well hidden THE SECRET KING has numerous cunning plots and surprising turns Received copy from author for a CataRomance review


  4. says:

    Miniseries Conspiracy Against the Crown Miniseries Conspiracy Against the Crown


  5. says:

    A quick, easy read full of intrigue hot romance A quick, easy read full of intrigue hot romance


  6. says:

    3.5 stars


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