The Prince by Jennifer L. Armentrout _ Book Review

From #1 New York Times Bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout, comes THE PRINCE, a new novella in her Wicked Series, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure to grab your copy today!

From #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout comes a new story in her Wicked series…

She’s everything he wants….

Cold. Heartless. Deadly. Whispers of his name alone bring fear to fae and mortals alike. The Prince. There is nothing in the mortal world more dangerous than him. Haunted by a past he couldn’t control, all Caden desires is revenge against those who’d wronged him, trapping him in never-ending nightmare. And there is one person he knows can help him.

She’s everything he can’t have…

Raised within the Order, Brighton Jussier knows just how dangerous the Prince is, reformed or not. She’d seen firsthand what atrocities he could be capable of. The last thing she wants to do is help him, but he leaves her little choice. Forced to work alongside him, she begins to see the man under the bitter ice. Yearning for him feels like the definition of insanity, but there’s no denying the heat in his touch and the wicked promise is his stare.

She’s everything he’ll take….

But there’s someone out there who wants to return the Prince to his former self. A walking, breathing nightmare that is hell bent on destroying the world and everyone close to him. The last thing either of them needs is a distraction, but with the attraction growing between them each now, the one thing he wants more than anything may be the one thing that will be his undoing.

She’s everything he’d die for….

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Excerpt

I opened my eyes, but I didn’t see the sun. I saw a form… a shape of a man. The features blurred, but I knew the man. It was him.
The Prince….
But that also didn’t make sense. None of this made sense. Confusion crept into the fuzz crowding my thoughts. Something was off. I tried to lift my hand, but my arm felt like it was weighted down. Something was wrong, very badly wrong, and I needed to remember—
Sleep.
The desire to slip away hit me hard and fast, obliterating the confusion and consciousness, and I slept. I slept for what felt like years and then I heard a steady beeping. It intruded on wherever I was, becoming so loud, so obnoxious to me, that I had to pay attention to it. A part of my consciousness zeroed in on the sound, clung to it, and I followed it back, tethering myself to the rhythm. With each passing second, my surroundings became clearer. Footsteps. I heard footsteps. Whispers. There was the sound of hushed voices. I dragged in a deep breath, and a shock hit my system. The breath hurt. Like my chest and ribs were too tight and a simple deep breath was too much to take—
Mom.
I saw her in my mind, as clear as day.
I saw her lying on her back in the darkness, her eyes wide and fixed on mine. There was nothing behind those eyes. No life. Nothing.
The beeping sound sped up.
The horrifying image of my mom faded like smoke, replaced by luminous skin and bloody smiles and taunts and…
Pools of blood. Actual pools of it. The ruby-red liquid spilled across stone, forming rivulets that ran between the spacing in the pavers. Why had there been so much blood? A vague feeling of wet warmth bubbling up my throat and choking me swept through me.
“Bri? Are you awake? Brighton?”

 

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About Jennifer L. Armentrout:

# 1 New York Times, USA Today and international bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki. Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV. She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

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[I received a digital arc for an honest review]

This novella was everything I could want for the Princes story and now I need MORE. I need more Brighton and more Caden and knowing I have to wait a whole year for more is killing me inside.

The Prince, Caden, of the fae summer court is more than a little affected by the events that took place in the Wicked Trilogy. While under compulsion by the evil fae queen he did terrible and unthinkable things, and he remembers every moment of it. It haunts him and fuels in desire for revenge.

Goodness, he was just… I couldn’t find the right words other than he did some really stupid things to my hormones.”

Brighton was a sideline characters in the Wicked Trilogy. She was sweet, smart and caring. She is still many of those things but after being attacked by the winter fae and almost dying she has changed. She’s stronger, cunning and wants revenge. Brighton doesn’t recognize the person she sees in the mirror anymore but that doesn’t stop her from doing what needs to get done.

You’re not a ghost. You never could be one, not when you burn as brilliant as the sun.”

When Brighton and Caden cross paths while on their own personal paths of vengeance, she can’t control her attraction to him. When his life hangs in the balance she has to decide how far she’s willing to go to help the fae, and once they expose their feelings things heat up. The sexual tension between them is hot and powerful. Caden makes Brighton feel special and beautiful, while she makes him feel cared for and that he can move on from his past. They seem to be living in their own little bubble and at the end reality comes crushes down on her.

Maybe it was because no one… no one ever seemed interested in me before, the real me, that the request stunned me into complying.”

I don’t know how Armentrout does it, but she manages to create these worlds and characters that attach to you and don’t let go. I know I already said it but I seriously need more of this story immediately! If you haven’t read the Wicked Series I highly recommend it and if you have than I suggest you immediately read The Prince !!!

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5/5🌟

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