WHY I READ IT
I’ve read the first four books in the Royals Saga and was given the ARC.
WHAT I RATED IT
WHAT IT’S ABOUT
Belle Stuart walked into my life with crimson lips, and a smart mouth to match, that made it impossible not to put her in her place—and on her knees.
She should be off-limits. Claiming her was reckless. Keeping her is dangerous. But she’s more than a conquest, she’s my obsession.
I’ll do what it takes to protect her, even if it means letting her go.
But she’s the one woman I can’t give up. She’s the one woman I can’t stop craving.
She’s the one I covet…
“I wish I was strong enough to give you up, but I’m not.”
Belle and Smith return in Geneva Lee’s fifth installment of the Royals Saga, Covet Me. Smith thinks that it’s possible to have Belle and keep her off the radar of the people who are out to hurt him, but when he realizes that’s not the case, Smith takes drastic measures to keep Belle safe. Even if it means hurting Belle and breaking her heart. However, Smith cannot stay away from Belle and he finds a way to get himself back in her good graces (and her bed). Smith knows that it’s his duty to protect Belle and the only way he knows how is to let her into his heart and share his secrets.
I love, love, love Belle and Smith. They are one of my favorite book couples and I love this storyline in the Royals Saga. Geneva Lee does a masterful job of weaving the characters from the first story (Edward, Clara, and Lola) into Belle and Smith’s story. I love that she keeps dropping hints about who Smith is really working for and when it’s revealed, I was more than a little shocked. It was a seriously good plot twist. Covet Me isn’t short on the steaminess either. Belle and Smith can’t keep their hands off of each other or their clothes on. I love that both of these characters change too. Over the course of the book, Smith becomes more emotional. He’s not just thinking with one body part, he’s thinking with his heart and head. Belle becomes more tenacious too. She’s always been stubborn but her limits are tested and she proves to Smith (and maybe herself) that she’s one tough cookie.
Covet Me ends on a bit of a cliffhanger but Geneva Lee isn’t going to make her readers wait long for the conclusion of Belle and Smith’s story. Plus, she provides a little sneak peek into Capture Me, the next book, which helps a little. If you haven’t immersed yourself in Geneva Lee’s Royals Saga, then you need to one-click this series because it’s too good to pass up!