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The Royal Treatment (Alaskan Royals, Bk 1)
The Royal Treatment - Alaskan Royals, Bk 1
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
Alaska is an independent country with it's own royal family. The king, who likes to mingle with his subjects incognito, meets Christina, a loudmouth chef who speaks her mind using vividly colorful phrases. The king invites her to the castle; she thinks for a job interview but he sees her as a worthy bride for his crown-prince, David. Can Christi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780758208033
ISBN-10: 0758208030
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 251 ratings
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 4
This is a fun book with an unbelievable premise. However, MaryJanice Davidson pulls it off. It has interesting and uncommon characters. I am looking forward to the other books in the Royal series.

This book is the first in the series.
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Helpful Score: 4
Live in Alaska myself, so this was a unique take on the whole idea of Alaska standing alone as its own country. I love the book -- was hilarious!!
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Helpful Score: 3
What a fun book! I was laughing out loud by page 43!
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Helpful Score: 3
What if Alaska hadn't become the 49th State? And what if, unnder the direction of a man named Kaarl Baranov, the residents of Alaska got tired of the law that forbade Russians from settling permanent in the snowy wilderness and performed a nearly bloodless coup? And what if said Baranov took control of Alaska , set it up as a monarchy, and became its first king?

This is the historical back-drop for MaryJanice Davidson's THE ROYAL TREATMENT, and it's only the beginning. The royal family--including father King Alexander II, oldest son Prince David, oldest daughter Princess Alexandria, middle son Prince Alexander, youngest daughter Princess Kathryn, and youngest son Prince Nicholas--reside in the Sitka Palace and are unlike any bunch of stiff-necked royals you've ever met.

The King, who takes delight in attempting to fool the commoners into thinking he's an average fisherman on a weekly basis, is a wise-cracking, tender-hearted, potty-mouth ruler with a heart of gold. And for the last few months, his goal has been to find nearly thirty-year-old son Prince David a wife. King "Al" believes he's found the perfect wife for his son--Christina "the 'e' is silent" Krabbe. Fired from her job on a cruise ship while at port in Alaska , Christina has no money, no family, and nowhere to go, until King Al in disguise invites her to get in touch with one Edmund Dante, who turns out to be the King's adviser.

What follows is a hilarious romp through family loyalty, lust, and the life and loves of a royal family. As Christina and David head toward an history-making wedding, the two of them learn that love and laughter are as necessary as ruling a nation.

With MaryJanice Davidson's trademark wit and witticisms, THE ROYAL TREATMENT is a delight that you're sure to enjoy.
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Helpful Score: 2
The Royal Treatment is fun, quirky, and extremely shallow. We don't get to know any of the characters; only watch them go through the actions of preparing a royal wedding. We are supposed to believe that Prince David is a stiff, proper prince. We don't see him that often, but when he appears there is plenty of that gratuitous sex that Davidson is famous for.

The entire storyline is more than a little unbelievable, with appearances from real life royalty (Liz - as in Queen Elizabeth) and a couple of celebrities (Suzanne Somers, really?)

Though it is relatively short at 314 pages, I couldn't read this story in a single sitting. I found the ending to be predictable and the ends were tied up a little too neatly.
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Laugh out loud funny, snarky and quirky! Nobody does it better than MaryJanice Davidson. Christina is a commoner hand picked by the King of Alaska for his son, David. David is more interested in penguins. Fun ensues! 4 stars
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Back to funny writing, and about Alaska! I enjoyed this story and the details about the penguins. Davidson can be so funny, and this book is a longer work thatn most of her Queen Betsy stories.
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What if Alaska hadn't become the 49th State? And what if, unnder the direction of a man named Kaarl Baranov, the residents of Alaska got tired of the law that forbade Russians from settling permanent in the snowy wilderness and performed a nearly bloodless coup? And what if said Baranov took control of Alaska , set it up as a monarchy, and became its first king?

This is the historical back-drop for MaryJanice Davidson's THE ROYAL TREATMENT, and it's only the beginning. The royal family--including father King Alexander II, oldest son Prince David, oldest daughter Princess Alexandria, middle son Prince Alexander, youngest daughter Princess Kathryn, and youngest son Prince Nicholas--reside in the Sitka Palace and are unlike any bunch of stiff-necked royals you've ever met.

The King, who takes delight in attempting to fool the commoners into thinking he's an average fisherman on a weekly basis, is a wise-cracking, tender-hearted, potty-mouth ruler with a heart of gold. And for the last few months, his goal has been to find nearly thirty-year-old son Prince David a wife. King "Al" believes he's found the perfect wife for his son--Christina "the 'e' is silent" Krabbe. Fired from her job on a cruise ship while at port in Alaska , Christina has no money, no family, and nowhere to go, until King Al in disguise invites her to get in touch with one Edmund Dante, who turns out to be the King's adviser.

What follows is a hilarious romp through family loyalty, lust, and the life and loves of a royal family. As Christina and David head toward an history-making wedding, the two of them learn that love and laughter are as necessary as ruling a nation.

With MaryJanice Davidson's trademark wit and witticisms, THE ROYAL TREATMENT is a delight that you're sure to enjoy.

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