In a world where a woman’s purity is the fine line between being Queen and being killed, he was given one duty—to protect my purity and above all, to protect me. Both were a battle we weren’t ready for.
Forced by tradition, and as their chosen Queen, I must endure my trials and the suitor phase, ultimately giving myself to a man from the Royal Houses. Each one competes to be my King, all wanting what no other has had…my purity.
To have what I truly want would risk my entire reign, but to do what is expected of me would destroy my heart. My only protection is to follow through, giving each royal the opportunity to win their prize…me in a bedroom suite and a crown atop their head.
Behind closed doors, I commit my biggest sin, loving a man I’m forbidden to have. When the time comes for me to be crowned, I’ll be forced to make a choice—risk our love or risk my life.
Not what I expected at all, this was my first ever fantasy world themed book and I liked it.
The story has a hunger games sort of feel along with historical due to the Royal traditions and settings etc.
Claimed Royalty is Enchanting, sexy, sultry and with danger and angst.
The main characters are Princess Fiora and her bodyguard, friend and trainer Matheas.
Fiora is about to start trials, trials set by each house in a neighboring kingdom, she must complete battles, dodge fire and danger and prove herself worthy of representing her Kingdom before becoming queen then following a dating period she must choose a suitor to be by her side.
Basically, Fiora was a badass princess, skilled in many things including battle.
Following the trials, Princess Fi then has to spend time with men from each kingdom and chose a husband that will unite two kingdoms.
The problem with this tradition is Fiora is in love with her best friend and bodyguard Matheas as is he with her.
The whole plot was exciting, I can't even explain the story well enough to do it justice, the author is very descriptive and I read this with ease for a first-time reader of fantasy and I could not put it down.
There were moments of passion, Jealousy and danger and I was left with dread at the cliffhanger ending.
I hope Fiora and Matheas become free to love and Fi uses her power as Queen to overturn tradition but it was also looking like a love triangle at the end when Fi also begins to fall for one of her suitors. It was an explosive ending that's for sure.
I've not a clue where this story will go but I am eager to find out and can't wait for the next book of this trilogy.
Told in first person.
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