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My Royal Showmance: A Park Avenue Promise Novel
by Lexi Blake

Published: 2024-06-04T00:0
Paperback : 258 pages
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From New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake, discover The Park Avenue Promise Series...

Three young women make a pact in high school— to always be friends and to one day make it big in Manhattan.

My Royal Showmance Anika Fox knows exactly where she wants to be, and ...

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From New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake, discover The Park Avenue Promise Series...

Three young women make a pact in high school— to always be friends and to one day make it big in Manhattan.

My Royal Showmance Anika Fox knows exactly where she wants to be, and it’s not on the set of a reality TV dating show. She’s working her way up at the production company she works for and she’s close to achieving some of her dreams. The big boss just wants one thing from her. She’s got a potential problem with the director of The King Takes a Bride and she wants Anika to pose as a production assistant and report back.

As the king of a tiny European country, Luca St. Marten knows the world views him as one of the pampered royalty of the world. It couldn’t be further from the truth. His country is hurting and he’s right there on the front lines with his citizens. When he’s asked to do a dating show, his counselors point out that it could bring tourism back to Ralavia. It goes against his every desire, but he agrees.

When one of the contestants drops out at the last minute, Anika finds herself replacing the potential princess. She’s sure she’ll be asked to leave the first night, but Luca keeps picking her again and again. Suddenly she finds herself in the middle of a made-for-TV fantasy, and she’s unsure what’s real and what’s simply reality TV.

Reviews for My Royal Showmance:

“If you love The Bachelor, this book is for you!” ~ bookshelfofmydreams

“I loved this story! I could completely picture My Royal Showmance being on TV.” ~ Kay Daniels Romance

“This story was a perfect read I needed.” ~ Stacyandpaigelovebooks

“A witty romcom meets reality television that is your next obsession.” ~ The Romance Reporter

“It’s funny, it’s clever, it’s a quick fun read. I will for sure be picking up another Lexi Blake book in the future.” ~ Ashley, Sister Sister Book Blog

“This was the perfect book for a weekend binge or a beach read.” ~ vanelena.reads

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Excerpt

Chapter One



“Do you understand what I’m asking you to do?”

I stare at my boss and wish I could say no and that I’m just not up to this new assignment she’s giving me. Not that it’s all that new. She gave me a week to think about it, and I can’t figure a way out that doesn’t involve me leaving a job I love. I’ve been with Pinnacle Productions for five years now, and I’m so close to getting to where I want to be. ... view entire excerpt...

Discussion Questions

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1. My Royal Showmance takes place in the world of reality dating shows. How do you feel about shows like The Bachelor? Do you think it’s possible to find a real relationship in such a setting?

2. The hero of My Royal Showmance is the king of a small (and fictional) European country. What does it mean to be royal in the modern world? How do Luca’s responsibilities affect his views on love and dating?

3. Both Luca and Anika have parents who had complex relationships. How do you think their views of their parents’ marriages affect their reactions to one another?

4. Luca and Anika break the “rules” of the show by meeting secretly in her room. How do you feel about that? Is it fair to the other contestants?

5. Anika is sent to the production to figure out if the director is harassing the women on the set. When she doesn’t see Joe doing anything she would consider harassment, she’s almost ready to clear the man until she witnesses him with Patrick. As a society, we tend to associate sexual harassment victims with women. History—especially Hollywood history—has shown us men often are subjected to harassment as well. Should Anika have seen the situation sooner? Do you agree with how she handled it once she understood? Why do you think it’s hard for men to come forward?

6. There’s a lot on the line when it comes to handling the sexual harassment issue—both money from the production company’s end and Luca’s hopes for his country. Anika refuses to accept the idea that her silence can be bought in exchange for the “greater good.” Do you think she’s being naïve? Would Patrick be wrong for accepting a deal? How do we treat survivors and their needs versus the idea of justice?

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