Review: The Stolen Kingdom
Title: The Stolen Kingdom
Author: Jillian Boehme
Release Date: March 2nd, 2021
Rating: 4/5 Stars
Find it here: Goodreads
Synopsis from Goodreads: For a hundred years, the once-prosperous kingdom of Perin Faye has suffered under the rule of the greedy and power-hungry Thungrave kings. Maralyth Graylaern, a vintner's daughter, has no idea her hidden magical power is proof of a secret bloodline and claim to the throne. Alac Thungrave, the king’s second son, has always been uncomfortable with his position as the spare heir—and the dark, stolen magic that comes with ruling.
When Maralyth becomes embroiled in a plot to murder the royal family and seize the throne, a cat-and-mouse chase ensues in an adventure of dark magic, court intrigue, and forbidden love.
My Review: This book has a lot of stuff going on! I have to admit I was sucked in by the cover but I also really enjoyed the story itself! I loved the characters and both were very well done. The book is well paced and flows nicely. For all the stuff that is going on in the story the author did a great job of fitting it all in without it feeling crammed. I loved the world building and magic system. Overall this is a great standalone fantasy! Definitely recommend.
*I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All opinions are my own.*