In ROYAL TARGET (3) by Susan Kearney, Prince Nicholas and career-minded journalist Ericka Allen were betrothed by their fathers many years ago but have managed to ignore each other for years. When his father is assassinated, Nick persuades Ericka to come to his country to interview him. He really wants to get to know her before his coronation, by which time he must be married. As soon as they are together, however, someone tries to kill Ericka. Together, they try to stay one step ahead of the murderer and the politics of royalty. Although the conflict is weak, the romance is wonderful, and all the characters are colorful and likable.