Publisher Description

How do you keep fighting when you've already been claimed?

When sixteen-year-old Elise is ripped from her home and taken to the royal palace as a permanent 'guest', she thinks her life is over.

Little does she know it has only just begun…

After befriending a group of other captives, including the headstrong Will, Elise finds herself swept away to a world she never knew existed—polished, sculpted, and refined until she can hardly recognize her own reflection. She should be happy to have escaped the poverty of her former life. But she knows a dark truth.

The palace is a dream on the surface, but a nightmare underneath.

With a dwindling population, the royals have imprisoned the teenagers to marry and breed. Only seven days remain of freedom before they will be selected by a courtier and forever claimed.

Danger lurks around every corner. The only chance of escape is death.

But when the day of the claiming finally arrives…the world will never be the same.

Royal Factions

The Price for Peace – Book 1

The Cost for Surviving – Book 2

The Punishment for Deception – Book 3

Faking Perfection – Book 4

The Most Cherished – Book 5

The Strength to Endure – Book 6

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
1 November
Dark Shadow Publishing
Draft2Digital, LLC

Customer Reviews

amanbains789 ,

Next book please

Awesome book
Different than others
Please bring out the third part

Kookikay ,

Fantasy at its best!

This story has a cliffhanger to beat all others. There is so much mystery, fear and character development, all set in a fantasy world that is superbly described and there are so many lines waiting to be understood and tied off, along with the cliffhanger, that the not knowing is driving me crazy. I MUST have the next book!

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