Vesper Vale, the daughter of failed revolutionaries, is on her quest to save her father from the storm. Vesper must lie about everything, including her feelings, to get inside the prince’s cold and unfeeling heart. However, when armed with her own choice, will she choose trusting the prince, or the storm? Interesting, heartbreaking, and fast paced, with plot twists you’ll never see coming, this one is a perfect choice for fantasy, action, and romance readers.
The Darkening by Sunya Mara, (List Price: $18.99, Clarion Books, 9780358561989, July 2022)
Reviewed by Angie Tally, The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines, North Carolina