Captive Prince

Captive Prince : Book One of the Captive Prince Trilogy

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From global phenomenon C. S. Pacat comes the first novel in her critically acclaimed Captive Prince trilogy--includes an exclusive bonus story! Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos. But when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave. Beautiful, manipulative, and deadly, his new master, Prince Laurent, epitomizes the worst of the court at Vere. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent to survive and save his country. For Damen, there is just one rule: never, ever reveal his true identity. Because the one man Damen needs is the one man who has more reason to hate him than anyone else...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 130 x 203 x 17.78mm | 235g
  • Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0425274268
  • 9780425274262
  • 83,205

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Praise for C. S. Pacat and the Captive Prince Trilogy "You will be completely enthralled and on edge."--USA Today "Have you read Captive Prince? If you haven't, what are you waiting for?" "The cumulative effect of reading them back to back is mind blowing."--Dear Author "Pacat's powerful debut, a blend of intense erotica and political fantasy, is disturbing and intriguing in equal measure...The intricacy of the political entanglements gives depth to the novel's erotic turmoil...Fans of Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel series will eat this up with a spoon."--Publishers Weekly "Fans of Pacat's internet-serial sensation will need no convincing of the merits of this series, but new readers should take note--this book lives up to every word of praise it has garnered. The lush setting, full of intricate historical detail, engaging decadence and ruthless scheming, will draw many, but it's Pacat's characters...who'll surely keep readers captive. Their tenuous, fractious relationship is the heart and soul of this trilogy, and thankfully, readers will not have long to wait between installments in order to watch it unfold."--RT Book Reviews
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About C. S. Pacat

C. S. Pacat is the author of the Captive Prince trilogy. Born in Australia and educated at the University of Melbourne, she has since lived in a number of different cities, including Tokyo and Perugia. She currently resides and works in Melbourne.
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2 6% (2,385)
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