Review Blitz - Royally Endowed By Emma Chase
The Royally Series Book 3
By Emma Chase
Release Day: August 14th 2017
Logan St. James is a smoldering, sexy beast. Sure, he can be a little broody at times—but Ellie Hammond’s willing to overlook that. Because, have you seen him??
Sexy. As. Hell.
And Ellie’s perky enough for both of them.
For years, she’s had a crush on the intense, protective royal security guard—but she doesn’t think he ever saw her, not really.
To Logan, Ellie was just part of the job—a relative of the royal family he’d sworn to protect. Now, at 22 years old and fresh out of college, she’s determined to put aside her X-rated dreams of pat-downs and pillow talk, and find a real life happily ever after.
The Queen of Wessco encourages Ellie to follow in her sister’s footsteps and settle down with a prince of her own. Or a duke, a marquis…a viscount would also do nicely.
But in the pursuit of a fairy tale ending, Ellie learns that the sweetest crushes can be the hardest to let go.
Logan St. James grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, in a family on the wrong side of the law. But these days, he covers his tattoos and scars with a respectable suit. He’s handsome, loyal, brave, skilled with his hands and…other body parts.
Any woman would be proud to bring him home to her family.
But there’s only one woman he wants.
For years he’s watched over her, protected her, held her hair back when she was sick, taught her how to throw a punch, and spot a liar.
He dreams of her. Would lay down his life for her.
But beautiful Ellie Hammond’s off-limits.
Everybody knows the bodyguard rules: Never lose focus, never let them out of your sight, and never, ever fall in love.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Emma Chase is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the hot and hilarious Tangled series and The Legal Briefs series. Emma lives in New Jersey with her husband, two children and two naughty (but really cute) dogs. She has a long-standing love/hate relationship with caffeine.
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6551005.Emma_ChaseRoyally Endowed by Emma Chase
But then the mood shifts, as if the air becomes thicker, weighted, more . . . sultry.
Because slowly, Logan sinks down to one knee in front of me—looking in my eyes the whole time. In this position, I could touch his shoulders, comb my fingers through his thick, dark hair. He’s the perfect height for me to bend down and kiss his mouth—the perfect height for him to kiss me back . . . in a lot of places.
My breath hitches. And I wonder he feels it too.
There’s a sound of tearing Velcro, and Logan takes something off his ankle—a holster, with a small silver knife, about three inches long.
“Keep this on you all the time,” he says seriously. “Just in case. If you wear a skirt, the strap will fit around your thigh.”
And I almost laugh. Most girls get a ring from a guy on his knees. I get a murder weapon. But still, it makes me feel safe . . . watched over. Like I’m something precious that deserves to be protected.
I take the knife from him, testing the surprisingly solid, heavy weight of it in my hand. I press my index finger to the tip.
Logan grabs my wrist tightly. “Careful. It’s sharp.”
There’s a small, painless nick, a tiny bead of blood, so I put my finger in my mouth, sucking.
And Logan’s watching me again.
Watching my mouth.
His chest seems to rise just a little faster, and his throat ripples when he swallows. He bends his head, curves his strong back, and then I feel his hands on my ankle, securing the strap. His touch is warm and self-assured. It’s the way he always moves—confident and experienced. Logan knows his body and he knows how to use it, in every way possible.
I almost moan. The sound is in the back of my throat, but I keep it trapped. I never knew the ankle was an erogenous zone, but it sure as hell is now. A hot pulse of pleasure streaks from Logan’s fingers on my bare skin, up my thigh, between my legs.
And I throb there, growing swollen and heavy as he keeps his hands on me.
Can he tell? Does he know? He’s so aware of everything, always so attuned, I wonder if he can sense my arousal . . . feel it in the air that clings between us.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Wow! I've read and loved the two previous Royally books by Emma Chase and I was super looking forward to this. I absolutely loved this! I think it's got to be my favourite.
This is Logan & Ellie's story. Ellie's life is completely turned upside down after her sister starts a relationship with a royal prince. Suddenly her and her family are hot news and the royal's assign bodyguards to her. Enter Logan. Fiercely loyal to the royal family, he takes his task to protect Ellie very seriously. Ellie has a crush on the swoony Logan from the get go but he is all professionalism and shows zero return interest. Or does he? Lol.
This book spans a few years and I loved watching the relationship and the characters grow over that time. It had a magical, slow burn, fairytale feel to it. There were laugh out loud moments and plenty of witter banter, but also lots of swoon-worthy romance and emotional times as well. Also add a little suspense as well for a well rounded story that drew me in from the start and kept my attention to the end.
Ellie and Logan were both great, multi-faceted characters that I loved and immediately connected with. I was rooting for them from the start and when I finished I had a great big grin on my face but was a little loathe to let go.
This story does standalone but the story timeline does cross some events from the previous books so I'd recommend reading the others first. They're great too so it's not any hardship.
I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this and I would not hesitate to recommend.
Calling All Bookaholics :)
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