BookbubFaceBookTwitterGoodreadsPinterestInstagramEmail

Audio sample, narrated by Hollis McCarthy:

The Royal Bastard

Book 4 in the Royal Scandals Series

A brilliant man with a profound secret…

Rocco Cornaro dedicates his life to creating innovative, life-saving medical devices…and in the process has become a wealthy man. However, he harbors a deep secret: his mother was once the lover of Sarcaccia’s King Carlo Barrali, and Rocco is the product of their illicit affair.

Leaves a marriage on the edge and a royal family in jeopardy.

Trained from birth to keep his royal parentage quiet, Rocco cannot even trust his beloved wife with his secret, and his silence drives her away. When Russian thugs kidnap Justine and hold her for ransom, he must risk everything—his siblings, his life’s work, and the reputation of a royal family—to save the woman he loves. But when he reveals his secret—and confronts a new, horrible truth—will Rocco break Justine’s trust forever?

 
The Royal Bastard is available in ebook, paperback and audiobook:

AmazonBarnes & Noble NookiBooksKoboAngus & RobertsonMondadoriIndigoAmazonBarnes & NobleAmazonAudibleApple audio

Behind the Scenes

Nicole kept a Pinterest board as she worked on The Royal Bastard. It shows many of the locations from the book, including the real-life inspiration for the Irish pub Rocco and Justine visit while in Rome.

Read an Excerpt

Five hours after Rocco Cornaro buried his mother, having tossed the last shovelful of dirt over her grave while wishing her a swift ascent to heaven, Satan knocked at his front door.

More accurately: Satan’s driver rang the bell at Rocco’s wrought iron security gate.

Read more

Royal Scandals Series

Subscribe to Nicole's Mailing List

Nicole's newsletter is the place to learn about special deals, giveaways, and upcoming releases, events, and appearances.

As a thank you for joining, you’ll receive a FREE copy of A Royal Scandals Wedding, a novella that goes behind the scenes of Sarcaccia’s first royal wedding in a generation. More giveaways and special opportunities will be available in the future, so stay tuned!

Once you subscribe, you'll receive an email with the link to your FREE novella!

Thanks so much for joining the newsletter list!