In Search of a Prince
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Named a Best Romance Novel of 2022 by Oprah Daily, a Best Novel to Read for a Romantic Getaway by POPSUGAR, and a 2022 Christy Amplify Award Winner
It seems like a dream come true . . . until it forces her to question everything.
Brielle Adebayo is fully content teaching at a New York City public school and taking annual summer vacations with her mother to Martha's Vineyard. But everything changes when her mom drops a bombshell--Brielle is really a princess in the island kingdom of Ọlọrọ Ilé, off the coast of Africa, and she must immediately assume her royal position, since the health of her grandfather, the king, is failing.
Distraught by all the secrets her mother kept, Brielle is further left spinning when the Ọlọrọ Ilé Royal Council brings up an old edict that states she must marry before her coronation, or the crown will pass to another. Brielle is uncertain if she even wants the throne, and with her world totally shaken, where will she find the courage to take a chance on love and brave the perils a wrong decision may bring?
"I love a romance populated with characters you can truly root for. And this one has that and more. Coupled with Toni Shiloh's winning voice, it's a story not to be missed."--OPRAH DAILY
"Shiloh brings all the feels to In Search of a Prince. This romance with a touch of mystery will stay with you long after The End."--New York Times bestselling author RACHEL HAUCK
"Beautifully weaving together fairy tale and reality, In Search of a Prince gives us the modern princess we've been waiting for. I enjoyed every moment."--BETHANY TURNER, award-winning author of Plot Twist
"Shiloh delivers a fun, contemporary romance delightfully full of favorite romantic tropes that also conveys serious messages of faith and destiny. It is refreshing to see dynamic Black characters in the genre, and readers will be eager for this modern-day fairy tale."--LIBRARY JOURNAL starred review
"Travel from New York to charming Ọlọrọ Ilé as Brielle discovers her true destiny--to be a princess with a heart after God. Shiloh brings all the feels to In Search of a Prince. This romance with a touch of mystery will stay with you long after The End."
New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hauck
"Toni Shiloh brilliantly weaves a romantic tale of a princess falling in love with a man, a country, and a destiny designed by God in her endearing novel, In Search of a Prince. Princess Brielle shines not only in her golden crown but in her willingness to trust God's plans for her life and her desire to serve people she's never known."
Vanessa Riley, bestselling author of Island Queen
"Reminiscent of the movie Coming to America in reverse! Instead of an African prince coming to America, in this novel, an American woman travels to Africa to become a princess. I had so much fun in Bri's shoes as she lives out her modern-day fairy tale. Delightful!"
Becky Wade, author of the 2018 Christy Award Book of the Year
"I loved everything about In Search of a Prince. The characters will take you on a royal journey of love, faith, and all things Africa that will leave your heart longing for more from the Adebayos."
Vanessa Miller, bestselling author of Something Good
"Beautifully weaving together fairy tale and reality, In Search of a Prince gives us the modern princess we've been waiting for. I enjoyed every moment--blissfully lost in the world author Toni Shiloh has created, while simultaneously gaining perspective on my own royal path as a daughter of the King."
Bethany Turner, award-winning author of Plot Twist
"In Search of a Prince is the story that Christian fiction needed, told by the perfect voice in the industry. Set on a breathtaking African island, Toni Shiloh transports readers to a place of romance and splendor, culture, and heritage. Be prepared to be swept away by royal intrigue as well as heartfelt charm."
Sarah Monzon, award-winning author of the Sewing in SoCal series
"A fresh and welcome take on a beloved classic. Shiloh has penned a fairy-tale romance sure to sweep readers off their feet."
Carol award-winning author Nicole Deese
"Shiloh delivers a fun, contemporary romance delightfully full of favorite romantic tropes that also conveys serious messages of faith and destiny. It is refreshing to see dynamic Black characters in the genre, and readers will be eager for this modern-day fairy tale."
Library Journal starred review
"In Shiloh's latest Christian romance, her Black characters grapple with uncertainty and the unknown and find guidance and peace through faith. . . . Bri is a refreshingly independent protagonist who has the opportunity to create change in a culture still steeped in traditional gender roles that keep women from positions of power and influence."
"I love a romance populated with characters you can truly root for. And this one has that and more. Coupled with Toni Shiloh's winning voice, it's a story not to be missed."
"I must admit, I have never read a Toni Shiloh book before and am kind of kicking myself for it now. In Search of a Prince was a fun read that reminded me of The Princess Diaries which I have always loved. . . a very inspiring story that readers will enjoy and leave wanting more from this tropical paradise."
Write Read Life
"Shiloh takes a classic trope and adds a unique twist by setting her fictional kingdom off the coast of Africa. With beautiful themes of forgiveness, finding one's true identity, and the importance of family; a gorgeous setting; and just enough romance and excitement to keep the pages turning, In Search of a Prince hits exactly the right note."
"This story made me smile. It was magical!"
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