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Royal Disaster (Royal Scandal #2)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  242 Ratings  ·  60 Reviews
Dylan and Lydia's story continues! "Emotional, intense and beyond sexy. Dylan Hale will light your panties on fire, not that you'll be allowed to wear them anyway." - New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting
"He's not who you think he is . . . "

Meeting Dylan Hale has turned my life upside down. I'm dating an actual duke who's devastatingly handsome and deliciousl
Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Published April 2nd 2017 by Forever Yours
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Talk about jumping from the frying pan into the fire. Lydia gets a crash coarse in becoming meat for the media.

I loved how Swift blends romantic comedy and erotic romance in ROYAL AFFAIR. But, now she adds romantic suspense to mix...pure enjoyment - great read!

I received this copy of Royal Disaster from Forever (Grand Central Publishing). This is my honest and voluntary review.

My Rating: 4 stars
Written by: Parker Swift
Series: Royal Scandal (Book 2)
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Forever Yours
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Royal Disaster (Royal Scandal #2) by Parker Swift
4 stars!!!

“If this was his destiny, was there really any place in it for me?”

Royal Disaster picks up a few weeks after Royal Affair with Dylan and Lydia finding their feet after their relationship was exposed to the public, the constant pressure of the press, being in the public eye and also, we cannot forget the email black mailer.

This book centres around Lydia’s integration into the aristocracy (or not) and the progression of her relationshi
Mar 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-wishlist
Royal Disaster picks up a few weeks after the end of Royal Affair with Dylan and Lydia navigating their way through the resulting invasion of privacy with their relationship now public and the added threat of the anonymous blackmailer.

The relationship between Lydia and Dylan requires a lot of faith on Lydia's part especially as Dylan seems to have so many secrets, as one is uncovered another takes it's place. Having the insight into Dylan's past does provide some clarity to his actions and need
Sarah - Musings of the Modern Belle

4 Damsel Crowns

Royal Disaster, the second installment to the Royal Scandal series by Parker Swift is just as hot and steamy and Royal Affair, but there is the added element of suspense to enthrall the reader and keep them turning the pages.

Dylan is still the hero readers came to love in book one. He is very much an alpha in the bedroom, and dominates all areas of his life with confidence and control. It is clear he loves Lydia deeply and passionately, and so read
Lenore Kosinski
Mar 30, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley

3.5 stars -- I received a free copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest and unbiased review/opinion.

Well huh. I basically feel almost identically about this book as I did the first book in this series. LOVED the characters and the witty back and forth and dialogue, and generally the chemistry was spot on. BUT, I also got a bit bored in places and wanted to skip ahead. There was slightly less sex I think, but I did get a bit bored with that as well,
Kimmy (Sinfully Snarky Reviews)
4 HOT Disastrous Stars!

OK first off Royal Disaster was everything I had hoped for and more! Me when this gem popped-up on my kindle.

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Royal Disaster picked up a few days after where Royal Affair ended. Where did Royal Affair end? You'll have to read Royal Affair to find out. ;-) So if you have read Royal Affair I will say that you will find out who's behind the mysterious email and boy oh boy I totally didn't see that coming.

This book was just as amazing as Royal Affair, there is total HOTNESS
Apr 01, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: april-2017
Royal Disaster continues Dylan and Lydia's suspenseful, intense trilogy.

Royal Disaster was a quick read like the first. It maintained its heat, Lydia and Dylan's connection oozed from the pages. It all mixed perfectly with mystery and suspense, threats and royal shenanigans.

I really don't feel comfortable saying any more at the risk of something being spoiled. There is so much to this series and still so much to find out. I can't wait to see how it all ends.
Apr 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: royal-rumble, 4-stars
Thank goodness it didn't end in a cliffy! Especially the kind one would normally expect, which I dreadfully expected to happen when things seemed to be heading in that direction...(view spoiler) *sigh of relief*

I also love that Lydia is not a pushover and Dylan is not that big of a douche. Excited for the next book!
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
I am so in love with this series it isn’t even funny. I went into the trilogy actually dreading reading about a rich, aristocratic playboy who had a strict “no commitments” rule, and I was so wrong. I was dazzled by the pomp of royalty, mesmerized by the world of high fashion and fell more in love with Dylan and Lydia together than I thought possible.

After acknowledging their feelings for one another in the first book, Dylan and Lydia now need to figure out how to go forward in a relationship. T
Cocktails and Books
Well...I didn't think Dylan could get himself in any worse trouble with Lydia than he did in the first book. Guess I was wrong!

Dylan and Lydia are working on navigating their relationship. Now that they're in the open there are things about Dylan's life that are front and center for Lydia. The press, his aristocratic obligations, and the cyberstalker who likes to play with her feelings for Dylan. It's not easy for Lydia and Dylan doesn't help when he's less than forthcoming about things that aff
Isha Coleman
Mar 31, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
ARC Review: Royal Disaster (Royal Scandal) by Parker Swift

Lydia is living the dream. Her move abroad has helped her heal after a devastating loss. New opportunities are on the horizon. A business venture that could open more doors for this young entrepreneur and an exotic romance that has awakened her senses and heart to happiness. If only the outside world and her sensible mind wasn't determined to rain on her parade. Parker Swift is back with her naughty fairy tale. Royal Disaster picks up whe
books are love
Apr 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Received in exchange for a honest review.

This is a great sequel. It isn’t a sophomore slump for sure for Parker Swift. Our characters are more developed, more sassy and insightful. We see more growth and maturity as well.

I love how Dylan is schooled by his sister and Mrs. Barnes. he needs a kick in the arse at the end so he could see that needs to be who he is meant to be not what is expected. He needs to love and be loved, supported and find his own way. Dylan needed to be kicked in the butt to
Apr 04, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
***ARC Provided via the Publisher and NetGalley***

I enjoyed the 1st in the series, so I had high hopes for this one...which were not totally met.

Don't get me wrong, the 2nd installment of Dylan and Lydia's story wasn't was just missing the compelling tension of the 1st story in the trilogy. They are together, they are happy. Yes, the threat that was alluded to in the first book is there, but it is really on the back-burner. This book felt like a glance into a couple who was involved hap
It's a 3.5 btw...

I enjoyed this read. I love Lydia. I love how despite the new transition in her life (losing her dad & moving in another Country) she still manages to stay true to herself... I love that most about her...

It was quite a read. Waiting for the next book Royal Treatment. I can't wait to see how they go from here. But as Dylan said, they are stronger together...
Jul 03, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 star
Kei • lovelypagesreviews •
3 stars!

It wasn't that long ago when I read the first book and to be honest I missed these two! This series is definitely entertaining and it has a fast plot that doesn't allow the reader to stop reading.

This one continues the story with Dylan and Lydia going steady. Meeting a few royals, lots of headlines and paparazzi, dresses and ball gowns. It was a nice fast read and I look forward to the final (?) one.
Apr 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Solid 4 stars!
I enjoyed this one more than the first one.
Also, I've finally realized what this series is the love child of.
The Prince and Me + 50 Shades of Grey = Royal Scandal series
Just you know minus the whole prince thing, but replace instead with a duke.
And sorry, spoiler, its a tiny bit kinky. Just a smidge.
Jeannie Zelos
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Royal Disaster, Parker Swift

Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews

Genre:  romance

Well, I've been waiting for this ;-) and of course for the final part. I really enjoy trilogies and series best when all parts are out and I can immerse myself in the whole story, start to finish. I loved book one, so on to book two. 

I feel I know Lydia and Dylan pretty well now, and what a long way they've come in a short while.
Lydia had come to UK for her career, new country, huge challenge and living her dream.
Apr 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-reads
I love me a good royal love story. And so far, the story of Dylan Hale, Duke of Abington, and his common American girlfriend Lydia Bell is absolutely the swooniest, sexiest, and most romantic story ever.

In Royal Disaster, we see Dylan's fears about going public with his relationship with Lydia realized. He initially kept her a secret because he was afraid that if she was hounded by paparazzi and all the other unpleasant aspects of his life, she wouldn't be able to handle it.

Certainly, in Royal
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read the first two books in the Royal Scandal series in less than 48 hours. The plotline was intense and I was consumed by the couple. I wanted to learn to the truths buried beneath the secrets and lies. I desperately needed their feelings and connection to be true - I wanted Lydia and Dylan's happily ever after.

The second book, Royal Disaster essentially picked right up where the first one concluded. Lydia and Dylan are struggling through the difficulties of being a part of such a public rela
Royal Disaster is the second book in a three-book series and the debut of author Parker Swift. I once again enjoyed the cover of this book and was once again surprised by the British hero, Dylan Hale.

Lydia is an American who is trying to make a life for herself after her father passed away from cancer. She had been a nanny for a very well to do family for the summer before starting her life in London as a fashion designer. She ran into Dylan, an architect (and oh by the way, a DUKE!) and the two
Christi Fowler
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Genre: Romance - Suspense, Comedy, Royal
Stand-alone: Mostly - Picks up where Royal Affair (book 1) leaves off but offers enough back story not be lost but definitely better if you read book 1 first. Also, once again a complete story that leaves you wanting the next one.
Part of a Series: Yes Book 2 of the Royal Scandal series
POV: Mostly Lydia and some Dylan (I want more Dylan in book 3!)
Steam Level: Quite warm but not as hot as hot as book 1

Royal Disaster starts off a few weeks after Royal Aff
Apr 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After reading Royal Affair by Parker Swift I was very eager to get my hands on Royal Disasters .When I got the chance to read it early I was thrilled and devoured this book at the very first opportunity and I loved it !!.

We pick up with Dylan and Lydia from where we left them at the end of the first book very much in love however they are dealing with a unknown person sending them clips of and photos of them being intimate, the press and Dylan family and so much more. A lot of relationships woul
Reviews from the Heart (Kimberly Anne)
Royal Disaster by Parker Swift brings us the next chapter in Dylan Hale and Lydia Bell’s story. This time around they are contending with all new obstacles. I must say I found this second book more compelling than the first and starting to build on its own story.

Lydia and Dylan’s relationship is now public and Lydia is finding herself dealing with Dylan’s past, though she knew who he was and what he demanded. Now she is faced with so many insecurities and to top it off, Dylan has many secrets he
Book two in the Royal Scandal series returns to Lydia and Dylan. The previous books ends with Lydia being emailed pictures taken of her and Dylan engaging in intimate acts and hints that there is more to Dylan than she knows. This blackmail and the pressure put on Dylan by his family is the running conflict throughout book two. We also see Lydia slowly introduced into royal life, including meeting the Queen. Dylan’s younger sister is on hand to aid Lydia and proves to be an interesting side cha ...more
Mollien Fote Osterman
Title: Royal Disaster
Author: Parker Swift
Series: Royal Scandal
Publisher: Forever Yours
Reviewer: Mollien
Release Date: April 2, 2017
Genre(s): Royal Romance
Page Count: 336 pages
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

"Emotional, intense and beyond sexy. Dylan Hale will light your panties on fire, not that you'll be allowed to wear them anyway." - Helena Hunting, New York Times bestselling author

"He's not who you think he is . . . "

Meeting Dylan Hale has turned my life upside dow
Naughty Book Blog
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Naughty Book Blog by: Heather Graham
Beautifully written with
easy humor, a touch of suspense and royally HOT chemistry. All Hail Dylan Hale and his creative kinky side! Again, Parker Swift has such a way with words. She takes something so ordinary and describes it in such beautiful and original ways. It's so easy to get lost the story. I was also very impressed with the detailed thoughts and actions of the characters. The when I read Parker's bio at the end of the book and saw she has background in psychology, it made even
Kasey Sullivan (It Begins With Pages)
All Hale Dylan and Lydia

This book continues the story of Dylan and Lydia trying to figure out their relationship in the eyes of the media and the outside world. There's the incident with the email and trying to figure out who sent it. Trying to impress the people who think you don't belong.

I felt Dylan missing. He was so busy and I needed more. I needed his and Lydia's cheeky remarks and playfulness. I understand Lydia and admired her tremendously. She never changed who she was. I liked that sh
Apr 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Royal Distaster is the second book or second part to Dylan and Lydia's story. It picks up about 2 weeks after the first book ends. This is definitely not a stand alone. A reader needs to read the first book to truly appreciate the characters and their relationship as well as understand the whole story. The book as a whole was of course amazing. I hated putting it down. These two had consumed me for so long and finally I am going to understand what is going on. I was really annoyed with Lydia in ...more
Kindle Crack Book Reviews Cheri
4.5 stars What a whirlwind! Lydia and Dylan had a few obstacles to deal with as they navigated their new and very public relationship. Lydia knew that it wasn’t going to be easy to deal with Dylan’s secretive behavior and emotional hangups. It didn’t get any prettier when you add in a stalker, an aristocratic class divide, parental pressure, and the paparazzi's speculative news stories for the world to see.

I enjoyed Royal Affair (Book #1), but royally loved the second installment, Royal Disaster
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Parker Swift grew up in Providence, Rhode Island and then grew up again in New York, London, and Minneapolis and currently lives in Connecticut. She has spent most of her adult life examining romantic relationships in an academic lab as a professor of social psychology. Now, she’s exploring the romantic lives of her fictional characters in the pages of her books. When she’s not writing, she spends ...more
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