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Blog Tour: Captured by Jennifer Chance

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Fans of Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries will enjoy CAPTURED, a New Adult Contemporary Romance with a modern royals flair by award winning author Jennifer Chance. Lauren Grant is a hard-partying celebutante dedicated to avoiding anything that might tie her down, but Dimitri Korba, the gorgeous and arrogant captain of the Garronia National Security Force and her unwanted bodyguard just might change her mind in this new installment in Chance’s Gowns & Crowns series.

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Jennifer is offering up some fabulous prizes during her Captured Virtual Blitz event. One (1) lucky grand prize winner will receive a $25 Gift Card for Amazon or B&N (winner’s choice) and two (2) runner-ups will win an eBook copy of Courted, book #1 in Jennifer’s Gowns & Crowns series! To enter, simply follow this link to the rafflecopter giveaway:  http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/share-code/YjA1MGVmMjkwYTE2NWQzYWI3ODNiODExNGJiNGU0OjE3Ng==/

About Captured:

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Author: Jennifer Chance

Publisher: Elewyn Publishing

Release Date: January 19, 2016

Series: Gowns & Crowns #2

Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance

Length: 207 Pages

ISBN: 9781943768066

For beautiful, pampered Lauren Grant, the idea of love without strings is a fairy tale and a trap. Though she’s skillfully maintained her image as the carefree celebutante, for years she’s been systematically stalked by the richest—and most ruthless—golden boy of the Jet Set. To stay one step ahead, she’s used every resource at her disposal. But now, stuck in Garronia with the whole world watching, she’s finally cornered by her nemesis, with no way out.

Well, no way out but one: the stubborn, forceful, impossibly gorgeous captain of the Garronia National Security Force, Dimitri Korba. The first man she’s ever trusted… which makes him the most dangerous man of all.

Dimitri Korba’s greatest duty is to keep those in his care safe. Since losing his closest friend, he’s vowed that he will not fail another. Not even the haughty, foolhardy American blonde whom he can’t get out of his mind. And once Dimitri glimpses the terror Lauren hides behind her icily perfect façade, protecting her becomes his only goal.

Dimitri has no idea how far his commitment will take him, however, nor how powerful his need for Lauren will flare when she’s not only in his care, but in his arms. With each stolen moment, the danger around them intensifies, burning away every doubt…until all that remains is their fierce, unexpected passion. But will that be enough to save them?

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Buy Links:  Amazon  |  Barnes & Noble  |  Kobo  |  iTunes

My Review:

I enjoyed the first book in this series, Courted, which was a delightful modern fairytale romance in the beautiful Mediterranean island nation of Garronia.  This is the second story continuing the adventures of Emmaline and her friends. In this story, however, the focus is on Emmaline’s friend, Lauren Grant, showing that the lives of the rich and famous are sometimes nothing like you surmise!

As the story progresses, more is revealed about the manipulative, threatening stalker in Lauren’s life and as danger threatens her, the captain of the Garronia National Security Force, Dimitri Korba, is tasked with protecting her. However, Lauren needs to protect her heart from this bodyguard who is the first man with whom she’s felt safe.

In the first story, Lauren was the one I had least compassion for but as her experiences with the friend of her parents who seems determined to control all aspects of her, life her attitudes and behaviour become her only defence. The ending is brilliant and I now like her as a strong, feisty character.

The story is action packed with attempted kidnapping, blackmail, knives, guns, mysterious parcels, threats and so much more. This is a great addition to the series and I can’t wait to read more, especially what happens with Nikki and Stefan, who I assume will be the stars in the next book.

Thanks to the author, publishers and Barclay Publicity for gifting me an ARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review

Be sure to check out COURTED, book #1 in the Gowns & Crowns series by award winning author Jennifer Chance!

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Author: Jennifer Chance

Publisher: Elewyn Publishing

Release Date: October 6, 2015

Series: Gowns & Crowns #1

Genre: Contemporary Romance, New Adult

Length: 222 Pages

ISBN: 9781943768042

Aspiring concert violist Emmaline Aurora Grace Andrews is torn between her love of family and her love of music. A year ago, she deferred entering a prestigious graduate program to help her parents recover from a devastating accident. Now the deferment is expiring, but her parents still need her. Worse, every time she plays her audition piece, she mangles it. Is it too late to be the musician she’d always dreamed of? Should she even try?

Determined to get clarity, Emmaline accepts a friend’s offer for a whirlwind European vacation. First Stop: a real live fantasy kingdom—the perfect place to sort wishes from reality.

Prince Kristos Andris was a respected captain in his nation’s military… Was. In the wake of the tragic death of his elder brother, he’s managed to avoid his duties as the new Crown Prince of Garronia for months. But now he must accept his responsibilities and leave his troops behind. Outraged at the restrictions of his new royal position, he’ll do anything for one last adventure. So when opportunity suddenly lands in his arms in the form of a dreamy-eyed American girl, he embraces it (and her) for all he’s worth. What’s the harm in a quick fling, after all? It won’t change what he knows he must do…

Only this is  in the summertime, where passion has a way of ruining even the most sensible of plans.

Add to your TBR List:  Goodreads

Buy Links:  Amazon  |  Barnes & Noble  |  Kobo  |  iTunes

Link to my review of ‘Courted’

About Jennifer Chance:Jennifer Chance

Jennifer Chance is the award-winning author of the new adult Rule Breakers series as well as the modern royals Gowns & Crowns series. You can find her online at JenniferChance.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/authorJenniferChance and on Twitter at @Jenn_Chance.

Connect with Jennifer:  Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Goodreads

Link to my author interview with Jennifer Chance!

Many thanks to Barclay Publicity for organising this tour, including providing materials and information as well as an ARC of this novel in exchange for the honest review included in this post.

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