This falls under the genre fantasy. The entire book was inspired by a single image: a girl fall through the air in a sandy colored dress with the desert stretching out behind her. That apparently was all I needed.
Blood is how it all began, and only by blood can it end. Chaos has reigned in Zendar for years since the rise of the seven Bloodlines. The Liege Aleron Corvinus ruthlessly seeks revenge for the mistreatment of his ancestors. His ambitions will only be sated when he claims the world under his family’s name; he will only stop when all of Zendar is his and the other six Bloodlines pay their weight in blood.
Azel Undel was born into this world of blood and sand. She is of a dying Bloodline, a feared one, but most coveted. Promised, in exchange for money, to a man she had never known; Azel travels across Zendar. Her ship is attacked and she alone survives, setting the wheels of fate in motion. She did not expect to become her enemy’s captive or that he would demand her submission to him.
Loyalties are tested, secrets are uncovered, and Azel will have to make a choice: remain loyal to her family and everything she ever stood for or be loyal to her own heart.
WARNING: Although this introduction chapter doesn’t include mature content the book does. It is a romance that is borderline erotica. The sexual content isn’t simply for the sake of it but because the characters wish to be closer. Which I just happen to describe, in detail.
See the introduction.
Meet the main character, Azel: Chapter 2
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