Forced into exile for her mother's crimes Ambrea survives one day at a time with little hope that her father will stop her suffering and set her free. Everything changes when "Ender" a feared IM soldier rescues her from the palace dungeons. He opens her eyes to the possibility that she could rule her people with strength and compassion. She can't do it alone and enlists Ender to protect her but soon sparks ignite more than they can handle. For within the royal court secrets and intrigue are everywhere and Ender has s secret that could end them all. Can they navigate this traitorous world of unknown enemies and still keep their secrets from all but each other?
Jacquelyn Frank is the master in her Three Worlds series. I just can't get enough of it. She entertains readers with vibrant characters, rich worlds, and passionate temptation. All I can say is please, please, please write as fast as you can because I can hardly wait for the next book in this series! 4 « stars for this literary masterpiece.
Ambrea Vas Allay is the rightful heir to the throne of Allay. But when she is summoned home from exile, she discovers that her father, who had executed her mother, has died. Her young half-brother, controlled by their uncle, has taken power. Ambrea is torn by an impossible choice: renounce the crown or waste away in prison. The last thing she expects is to be liberated by a huge, tattooed Tarian—or to feel a searing passion for her mysterious rescuer.
Rush “Ender” Blakely loves being part of the elite force of the Interplanetary Militia and the mission to save the princess Allay. But the tough Tarian hides a fiery secret—a blazing power that makes him literally too hot to handle. He must be crazy to carry a torch for this strong, beautiful princess—when any intimacy between them is bound to be explosive.
As Ambrea steels herself to take back the throne, does she dare entrust this scorching stranger with the fate of an empire—and, even more so, with her heart?