What's Hot in KU
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Fae's Destruction (Queens of the Fae Book 3)
By: M. Lynn & Melissa A. Craven
Brea Robinson is a prisoner.
Granted, her prison has gilded halls, servants, and an aunt intent on throwing a lavish wedding. A wedding for Brea. Fae marriages are unbreakable, everlasting.
As Brea barrels toward her forever prison in a marriage to a man she doesn’t love, the three Fae kingdoms are thrown into turmoil. But no matter how close Queen Regan’s enemies get, it won’t be enough to save Brea from the fate she chose.
Some sacrifices result in death. Others only make you wish for death.
Brea didn’t surrender herself to the powerful Fargelsi Queen for nothing. She saved her best friend and found the missing princess. She said goodbye to the man she loved so he could reclaim his throne.
Everything has a purpose, everyone has a role to play and if marrying the wrong brother is hers, at least she’ll help bring an end to this war.
Because Queen Regan O’Rourke might be family, but her rule is over.
It's time for a new generation to unite the Fae.
Book three in the Queens of the Fae Series, click now to be transported into a world where some love is nothing more than magic, some love is an unbreakable bond, and some love is nothing at all.
The Queens of the Fae series:
King of Devotion
A Rapunzel retelling (Kingdom of Fairytales Rapunzel Book 1)
by J.A. Armitage and Emma Savant
The princess of Floris is engaged to marry a rich and handsome duke. It’s a fairy tale romance, one I’m destined to watch from afar. After all, I’m the palace’s head gardener, and gardeners don’t marry princesses. Lilian has been everything to me since the minute she was born. Now, with her wedding weeks away, she has a future, a fiancé, and a kingdom, and I can’t get in the way. My mentor has always said that work is the best cure for an aching heart, and I have plenty to do. As head gardener, it’s up to me to ensure that Floris retains its reputation as the home of the most magical flowers in the world. But flowers have begun to die on the palace grounds, taking with them my last hopes of a happily ever after.
My name is Deon, son of Rapunzel and here is my story.
Heir of Thorns
A Rapunzel retelling (Kingdom of Fairytales Rapunzel Book 2)
by J.A. Armitage and Emma Savant
Each day, I wake up to a world uglier than the one before. The disease killing my kingdom’s gardens has escaped the palace grounds, transforming our once-beautiful landscape of color into a devastating scene of gray death. The king and queen who should be leading us through the crisis have all but disappeared, and Lilian’s fiancé, the not-so-charming duke of Thornton, has stepped up to control not just the kingdom but his future bride, too. The fate of the kingdom trembles on a precipice, and I’m left to do everything in my power to stop the blight and shield Lilian from the worst of her betrothed’s jealous demands. And as the Spring Flower Festival approaches and all eyes turn our way, I have to step up and show the rest of the world that Floris won’t go down without a fight.
by Frost Kay
I never should've taken the dare.
In a destroyed world plagued with pestilence, assassins, thieves, and the Tainted--mutated fae-like humans with a penchant for abduction--nothing is easy. It's brutal, deadly, and most often, short.
My father has three rules to survive the apocalypse; keep your head down, work hard, and never leave the safety of Harbor. Following his rules isn't as easy as it seems--especially when tricked into breaking them.
Blackmailed into attending at party outside of the walls didn't seem so bad--until all hell broke loose and I was left in the clutches of a dragon lord. I thought I knew who my enemies were: starvation, infection, and the Tainted.
I was wrong. That's why I never saw it coming.
The death. The lies. The complete betrayal.
No one said love wouldn't destroy you.
by Kate Avery Ellison
Red has a secret.
She's one of the Chosen, despised young women whose DNA is compatible with that of werewolves. Identified by a mark on their wrists, Chosen girls are taken to the capital in their late teens and gives as mates to the Sworn, the werewolf army who has conquered the human race. The Chosen bear the children that rare, barren female werewolves cannot.
Red only reveals her secret to save her boyfriend from execution. Now, her fate is sealed.
She is escorted through the wilderness by a deadly Sworn named Vixor Rae, a prince among the werewolves known by most as the Silver Wolf. Red is drawn to Vixor against her will. Attracted to him, even. But he is her enemy, and she cannot forget it even for a moment.
But when zombified monsters called treecrawlers attack, and only Red and Vixor survive, the werewolf prince and the rebel human must put aside hatred and rely on each other to make it out of the perilous wilderness alive.
Buy now and discover the stay-up-all-night-reading series that has readers hooked!
by Tamar Sloan & Heidi Catherine
Four tests. Seven days. Nine teens.
Only the chosen shall breed.
Humans now live in a super greenhouse. Seas have risen. Oceans have acidified. And the fight for resources is deadly. To ensure nothing of this magnitude ever happens again, only those with enough intelligence and heart will earn the right to bear children and heal the earth.
Nine teens must face the tests of the Proving to decide who will be Bound to this new order. Four of them will challenge the system in ways even they can’t imagine.
Nova. The gentle soul who has everything to lose.
Kian. The champion of this new world who’s determined to succeed.
Dex. The one who'll learn nothing is as it seems.
Wren. The rebel who wants nothing to do with any of it.
As the fight to breed becomes a fight to survive, rules are broken, and hearts are captured. This Proving won’t just decide the future of this new order, it will decide the future of humankind.
Daughter of Shades
by Sylvia Mercedes
A huntress with no past.
A rival with a secret.
A kingdom’s fate hangs in the balance . . .
Ayleth and her shade move as one, ever hungry for the hunt. Under her mentor’s tight control, she fears her memories are being stolen. Now nineteen, apprenticed for as long as she can remember to the mysterious Holy Order, she longs to rise in the ranks and banish untamed spirits for the prophesied Golden Prince.
When shadowy threats descend on the crown, Ayleth seizes a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to prove her worth in open competition. Seeking to win the prince’s favor and escape her scheming mentor, she resolves to hold her own against Terryn, a handsome, arrogant opponent who may be more than a match for her untested powers.
But as the two rivals follow a trail beyond the Great Barrier and confront legendary evil, the stolen secrets of Ayleth’s past may return to haunt her . . .
Can Ayleth win the trial and reclaim her true self? Can she even survive her first day?
by Bridget E. Baker
My mom should have killed me the day I was born.
Being a twin complicates the Evian line of succession, but Chancery Alamecha is fine letting Judica inherit the throne. After all, she’s the stronger sister—the merciless fighter, the ruthless politician, and the groomed heir. But something unexpected happens when Chancery tries on her mother’s staridium ring, forcing her into a role that she never wanted: the prophesied queen who will prevent the destruction of Earth.
Now I have to kill my sister.
Judica, enraged by this turn of events, vows to do anything to reclaim her rightful place as empress. Including challenging Chancery to a battle to the death. While Chancery is away training, she gets a taste of the human world, where she can do whatever she wants without genetic obligations. Now torn between a life she was born into and one that makes her happy, she must confront her treacherous sister—or cause the end of the world.