American Royalty Series

Posted June 27, 2016 by kitforbes
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Book 1: Reluctant Princess: (status: complete 89,000 words Read Chapter One)

Sometimes it takes a battle plan to reach Happily Ever After….

The daughter of career Marines, Katrina Williamson was never one to entertain romantic daydreams until she crossed paths with nerdy grad student Christian (C.J.) Höhenburg, second son of Prince Gerhard, sovereign of a tiny European Principality.

As C.J.’s graduation approaches, Kat fears that the invitation to attend a British royal wedding is his way of giving her something special to remember before he returns to Höhenburg. Kat’s walk on the royal side goes into high gear when C.J. proposes and presents her with the ring that belonged to his late mother, American actress Violet St. James.

Kat barely has a chance to process the whole future princess thing. Soon she’s navigating an obstacle course of press encounters gone bad, backstabbing future in-laws, archaic Princely House Rules, and wild conspiracy theories regarding Princess Violet’s tragic death—theories that might not be so wild after all.

After finding the truth the truth behind what really happened to Princess Violet, Kat risks losing her own happily ever after.

Book 2: Prince Charmless (status: complete 75,000 words Read Chapter One)

Sara Williamson dearly loves her stepsister Kat and has always looked up to her. And yet she can’t understand how Kat manages to get everything right on the first try: great education, career, and a prince for a husband.

For the life of her, Sara can’t figure out where she keeps going wrong, especially in the guy department. All she wants is to meet a nice guy who wants her for herself and not beause she has great boobs or father with political connections, or a fabulously wealthy brother in law.

It doesn’t take long for Sara to regret her decision to spend the holidays in “Princesslandia” when those she loves share and receive great news making her feel more alone and like a failure than ever before.

The last thing Sara wants to do is play babysitter to the royal family’s chief bad boy the arrogant Prince Karl who is forced into doing something with his life by taking on a series of public engagements.

It’s a pleasant surprise to see a new side to the now clean and sober Karl and when a New Year’s Eve dance leads to so much more Sara learns the meaning of “Be careful what you wish for…”

Book 3: working title “Prince for Hire”(status: plotting stage)

Prince Johann of Höhenburg picked up the royal playboy life where his older cousin left off. But as new head of the Princely House Family Council, Karl is not about to cut Johann any slack. He takes away the younger man’s stipend and family privileges for the remainder of the year.

It doesn’t take long for Johann to find that his many friends don’t know the meaning of the word. With little more than the designer clothes on his back and an expensive sports car that’s low on gas, the wayward prince has no choice but to rely on the charity of strangers: specifically American grad student Gina Odell.

Gina will never forgive Johann for the way he treated her BFF Sara. And she’s looking for payback for the way he swideswiped her rental and left her stranded by the side of the road. But being raised a (fairly) good Catholic girl, she decides to offer Johann a hand by getting him a summer job with her father Jesse who has little time or patience for “lazyass pretty boys who never worked a day in their life”.

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Maybe 2015 is the Year for my Royals, too

Posted January 14, 2015 by kitforbes
Categories: general rambling, Movies & TV, WIP Musings

Gave up cable a few months back so I totally missed news of this upcoming show.

Coincidence or cool omen that it debuts on the first anniversary of when I started working on my NA royalty series?

New & Improved is alive!

Posted December 9, 2014 by kitforbes
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You Know You’re a Book Nerd When

Posted November 16, 2014 by kitforbes
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It’s football Sunday and you hear the local sports guy talk about the opposing team–“The Tennessee Titans have won only two games this season.”

And you immediately think. “Well, duh. Obviously, because Donovan Woods retired sometime between Catching Jordan and Breathe, Annie, Breathe.

And then part of your brain runs wild wondering what ALL the characters in that world are up to right this minute.

Dessert fit for The Ripper

Posted October 10, 2014 by kitforbes
Categories: general rambling, Misc, Shadows Fall Away

We’ve been wanting to try the “glass shard” cupcakes for a long time and finally got around to it. Behold, the dessert of homicidal maniacs!




The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Posted October 1, 2014 by kitforbes
Categories: general rambling, it is to laugh


In my world October 1st = HALLOWEEN!


The Originals

Posted October 5, 2013 by kitforbes
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I just watched the first episode and it gets the rare thumbs up. I admit I never really got into the Vampire Diaries series since the first couple books ended up being a bit meh for me eons ago.

Since I haven’t seen Vampire Diaries I wonder if I’m missing something with regards to the Original crew backstory–the brothers on the ship the trio came to Louisiana on.

Are they gone, gone, have they previously made /might they make an appearance?

I’m thinking they may not be gone, gone because Klaus mentioned the sister having been daggered and boxed a few times.

I like Elijah, though his shirt collar kept bugging me. It looked ill-fitting and I wanted to smooth it down. ^_^

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