The Cup and the Prince

The Cup and the Prince

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One prince wants her out.

Another wants her as a pawn.

Someone wants her dead.

Zora wants to win the cup and tell them all to screw themselves.

17-year-old Zora was born in the Dark Valley, a cursed land where shadow creatures spawn in the dark and survive in daylight. She's trained to fight since before she could walk.

Yes, she cheated her way into the Royal Games, but it was for a very good reason. Her ex-boyfriend thought she couldn't attain glory on her own. Just because she was a girl. And he was the real cheater. So she took his place.

Now she's competing for the legendary Blood Cup, representing the Dark Valley. It's her chance to prove her worth and bring glory for her people. If she wins, of course.

But winning is far from easy. The younger prince thinks she's a fragile damsel who doesn't belong in the competition. Determined to eliminate her at all costs, he's stacking the challenges against her. Zora hates him, hates him, hates him, and will do anything to prove him wrong.

The older prince is helping her, but the cost is getting Zora entangled in dangerous flirting games. Flirting, the last thing she wanted.

And then there's someone trying to kill her.

The Cup and the Prince is a YA fantasy with romance, magic, action, and intrigue, for readers 15 and older. It's book 1 in the series Kingdom of Curses and Shadows.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 258 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 19mm | 476g
  • English
  • 1999242785
  • 9781999242787

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"It was a really fun fast read that I wizzed through." Emma and Jon - You're Welcome

"Perfect for fans of Throne of Glass and Red Queen. [...] It is simply "enchanting" with great characters and a whole lot of intrigue surrounding them." Read N' Dazzled

"Zora is such a fun and BADASS female main character to read about!" Ingrid's Book Nook

"For lovers of the Folk Of The Air series and haters-to-lovers trope, read this book!" Vedika Mehendale

"This is the perfect series for fans of the Poison Study series and the Throne of Glass books. [...] If you ship Yelena and Valek, you will fall head over heels for Zora and Griffin." Monet on Goodreads

"It has romance, court intrigue and a unique magic system that had me completely hooked. If you like Throne of Glass and Spin the Dawn you'll like this." Amita on Goodreads
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370 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 30% (112)
4 28% (103)
3 26% (96)
2 13% (48)
1 3% (11)
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