Queen of Roses

A Dark Fae Fantasy Romance (Blood of a Fae Book 1)

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Book 1 of Blood of a Fae
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Pub Date Apr 15 2023 | Archive Date Jun 03 2024

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To celebrate the release of the fourth and final book in the Blood of a Fae saga, the complete series is available on NetGalley for a limited time.

★★★★★ "If you love the world building of ACOTAR and the banter of Fourth Wing - this is a must read!" - Hannahfulofbooks

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A doomed love, a dangerous mission, and a kingdom on the brink of war...

A cast-off princess…

Born into a life of duty and sacrifice, Morgan Pendragon’s destiny has never been her own. Rumored to carry the tainted blood of the fae in her veins, her birthright is stolen from her when she is a mere child. Growing up in the shadow of her brother the king, she has been promised to the goddesses when she comes of age. So, when her brother commands that she seek out a fae weapon of legendary power, Morgan seizes the chance to break free from the chains of her fate.

A dangerous temptation…

As she travels, Morgan finds herself drawn into a strange group of outcasts, led by a dark and enigmatic warrior whose sharp wit and fierce beauty set her heart ablaze. But while Morgan struggles to reconcile her desires with her duty, she and her new comrades discover dangers that await them beyond anything in their wildest nightmares.

A slumbering kingdom awoken by blood…

Believed to have vanished generations ago, a fae kingdom dreaded by mortals is ascending once more, bound to reclaim what was lost by violence and bloodshed. As the fae world, with its intricate web of lies and mysteries, is slowly revealed to Morgan, she is led to the terrible realization that the secrets she carries in her blood make her a greater threat than she could ever have imagined.

The first in an action-packed new series brimming with magic, danger, morally gray characters, and spellbinding slow-burn romance, Queen of Roses is perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Armentrout, Raven Kennedy, Rebecca Yarros, Carissa Broadbent, and Sarah J. Maas.

Author's Note: This New Adult Fantasy Romance features mature situations and adult language, with a slow burn romance that gradually builds to a satisfying spice that intensifies with each book. Don't be fooled by the tame beginning, be prepared for the steamy ride ahead. This book has multiple TW/CWs. Please check the book's trigger warning page in the table of contents for more information.

To celebrate the release of the fourth and final book in the Blood of a Fae saga, the complete series is available on NetGalley for a limited time.

★★★★★ "If you love the world building of ACOTAR...

Advance Praise

★★★★★ "Get out, Casteel Da'Neer! Kairos Draven is moving in! Everything you own is in the box to the left!" - Kentucky Fried Bibliophile

★★★★★ “This is like the lovechild of From Blood and Ash and Plated Prisoner!” - NetGalley Reviewer of Book 1, Queen of Roses

★★★★★ "This series is absolutely incredible! The romance, the fantasy, the action, the characters, the plot twists, the details. I am seriously obsessed and it is one of my favorite series, I cannot wait for the next one to come out! If you are an ACOTAR fan, this is a MUST read!" - Abby's Book Coven

★★★★★ "I just finished and let me tell you, I ate this book up! It had me hooked from the beginning. This book is based off Arthurian mythology, and I loved all the references throughout and the gender-bending of the characters. It was such a fresh take off Arthurian lore, that includes Fae, mythological creatures, a slooooowww-burn romance that I'm desperate to read more of, and crazy plot twists!" - Shannon Loves Books

★★★★★ "This book was a fast paced, world building SPECTACULAR!!" - Face Behind the Book

★★★★★ "We've got fighting, one tent, who did this to you, lies, lore, magic, and fae! (All my favorite things)" - A Court of Thorns & Holly

★★★★★ "What a great first book of what will no doubt be an amazing series! This is a must read for dark fantasy lovers who are looking for a story with danger, adventure, magic, and a slow burn romance." - McLaina, Goodreads Reviewer

★★★★★ "This was one of the BEST fantasy retellings of Arthur & Camelot I have ever read." - Taylor, Goodreads Reviewer

★★★★★ "I had no idea that this book was a retelling of King Author & Camelot but with its own amazing mind blowing plot twists this author went above and beyond and in my opinion nailed it!!!" - LuminousTaina, Bookstagram

★★★★★ "Ending on a beautiful cliffhanger with many questions left unanswered, you're going to be begging to read the next book." - Phyllica Reads

★★★★★ "Get out, Casteel Da'Neer! Kairos Draven is moving in! Everything you own is in the box to the left!" - Kentucky Fried Bibliophile

★★★★★ “This is like the lovechild of From Blood and Ash and...

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Wow. Where to begin…..if you are a fan of Sarah J Maas or Jennifer L Armentrout, you should absolutely check this book out. From the first sentence you are grabbed and pulled in. The characters are likeable, the story moves along at a good pace & the world building is great. The first book did an excellent job pulling you in, and making you want to know what is really going on. There is plenty of action, and I want to hurry and finish my review so that I can go start the second book……the cliffhanger at the end was great.

There are lots of moving parts with this one, and I enjoy the fact there is plenty of action- but there is also political intrigue, slow burn romance and interesting characters. Without giving away plot points, I will say that all characters are actually in jeopardy when events happen, which I appreciate.

I also appreciated that there are trigger warnings for the book, but they are included at the end. If you have triggers, there is a link at the beginning that will take you to them so that you can make an informed decision. However, if you don’t have any triggers, you don’t have any idea what is coming, which is great. I know these warnings are important for some readers’ mental health, but sometimes they give things away and allowing people the freedom to choose while still being respectful was nice.

This book was a great read, and I cannot wait to see where the story goes. It is absolutely worth the read. :)

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Love, love, love!

I am in love. One of the best Fantasy Romances I've read this year! Made me wonder why I hadn't heard of this series earlier.

I loved and despised some characters in equal measure, as intended by the author, I'm sure. The characters were so well sketched out. Each unique and flawed in their own way. I loved the whole world this is set in and could not stop thinking about it long after finishing the book.

Unlike a lot of fantasies, the world-building did not leave me confused. It was lucid and was flowing throughout the book which made me enjoy the book even more. 30% in and I could not put the book down. The spice was spicy and the romance was top-notch!

There's adventure, political intrigue, outcast princesses, found family and a whole lot of slow-burn romance. I am a fan.

I am already starting book 2 as I write up this review.

I received an ARC of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
Thank you to Netgalley, the Author and the Publisher for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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Amazing book! Can’t wait to read the others. This book will have you hooked right from the prologue. If you’ve been wondering what your next fantasy read should be then look no further for you have found it! If you like the From Blood and Ash series, then you’ll love this! (May have triggers, look at the back of the book if you are worried.)

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