Tall, Dark and Royal

Tall, Dark and RoyalThe Renegade Royals, Book 2.5
Kensington Books
November 25, 2014
ISBN: 978-1420131314

He’s the man behind the mission to track down the illegitimate children of England’s Royal Princes and help them get their due. But his deepest desire is far more personal…

Magnificent and stubborn. Over twenty years apart had not changed Chloe Steele, or Dominic’s love for her. He’d been a street urchin, a boy raised at court, and finally a magistrate, yet he’d never belonged anywhere—except by her side. Now Chloe devoted herself to girls threatened by scandal—like she had been. But she was in danger, and Dominic was determined to help—and hopefully make up for lost time…

Even in childhood, Dominic had made Chloe feel safe. Now she also felt thrillingly flustered by the powerful man he’d become, and by the longing he inspired. Because Dominic meant not only to protect her, but to untangle the lies that had separated them. Yet for Chloe, surrendering to temptation may be easier than risking a future that could ruin them both…

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“With each adventure of the Renegade Royals, author Vanessa Kelly has created a nearly epic storyline that just keeps getting better and better as it goes.” ~4.5 stars, Night Owl Reviews

“What a love story! Touching, tender, and until the very end you are left guessing as to what will happen. Were Ms. Kelly to write the whole story in one book, it could definitely be considered a modern classic! Although a novella, TALL DARK AND ROYAL could well be the most beautiful book of the year!” ~Fresh Fiction

“Vanessa Kelly always creates characters and dilemmas that are truly realistic plus constantly enjoyable. TALL, DARK AND ROYAL is profoundly moving with deeply affecting emotions all the way through.” ~Single Title Reviews

“An intriguing tale of love and mystery, TALL, DARK AND ROYAL, a novella in award winning author Vanessa Kelly’s RENEGADE ROYALS series, is a witty, endearing historical romance that will soon have you caught up in the tale and rooting for this appealing couple…I recommend this novella as well as the rest of the series to lovers of historical romance and intrigue!” ~4.5 blue ribbons, Romance Junkies

“Okay, when I saw this cover I had to know what it was about. When I read the description and saw the names “Chloe” and “Dominic” I knew exactly who this was about! I HAD TO READ IT. And boy, was I glad I did!” ~GourmondeGirl

Tall, Dark, and Royal makes me a very happy reader. I highly recommend this story and I hope that you all will pick up each and every book in this series and savor them as I have. I eagerly await the next instalment of the Renegade Royals and Vanessa Kelly’s masterful storytelling.” ~5 Moons, Book Obsessed Chicks

“It is a beautiful love story about two people who survive the hardships in their lives and find themselves with another chance at happiness if they can overcome their pasts. Vanessa writes stunning stories with adventure, that are emotionally satisfying and a true pleasure to read. If you have not read The Renegade Royal Series, now is the time to start.” ~The Reading Wench

“My, oh my! This novella was absolutely fantastic. Full of intrigue, and the perfect amount of romance. This is my first book from Ms. Kelly, and while it’s 2.5 books into the series, I’m eager to read the others now. Dominic Hunter is a hero definitely worth swooning over, and I absolutely adore the torch he held for Chloe Steele after all these years.” ~5 stars, Layna Pimentel

“Finally Dominic gets his happy ending. I know it’s really only the 4th story in but Dominic is such a pivotal character throughout each and every book that we needed his story NOW…while Tall, Dark and Royal is just a novella there is so much texture and richness to this love story that it feels like a thousand page novel. Beautifully written! Especially since Ms. Kelly doesn’t rest on what was but creates a dangerous and intriguing story that brings these two together for good!” ~Bodice Rippers Reviews

“A really well-crafted novella that shows the author’s skill for plotting and characterization, and has me anxious to read the other titles in the series.” ~I am, Indeed

“There are some books that you pick up and they make you squee like a rabid fangirl. This was one of them for me. I loved Tall, Dark and Royal. So much.” ~5 stars, Books Like Breathing

“I really enjoyed Tall, Dark & Royal. I found it to be well-written, with characters I really liked. Even though its only a novella the story is full of suspense and romance; what else could you ask for in a story. If you haven’t yet tried her this is the perfect book to do so.” ~Romancing The Readers

Tall, Dark, and Royal was a sweet historical romance novella that I truly enjoyed. Romance lovers, this one is worth looking up.” ~4 roses, Imagine a World