Violet, a poor girl from the outer city, uncovers brutal secrets when, after three years of training, she is purchased by a royal family as a surrogate mother for royal children. The plot contains sexual references and violence. Book #1
Follow Garnet's transformation from spoiled playboy to a member of the Society of the Black Key in this compelling short story, a companion to Amy Ewing's New York Times bestselling Lone City trilogy.
Delving into the back story of one of the Lone City's most loved characters, this digital novella will delight readers of The Jewel and The White Rose, as well as fans of Victoria Aveyard and Kiera Cass. It also features the first chapter from the third book in the Lone City trilogy, The Black Key!
Garnet, son of the Duchess of the Lake, has always been a spoiled playboy. But following a scandal that threatens to destroy his reputation, he has no choice but to accept the help of Lucien, the Electress's lady-in-waiting – and Lucien wants something from him in return. Garnet must keep watch over the new surrogate in the palace of the Lake. As he watches and learns, Garnet finds himself beginning to realize the horrors that the royalty – including his own family – have inflicted upon others. And he might finally be ready to take a stand against it.
In The Jewel, we followed Violet in her servitude under the Duchess of the Lake. In this compelling digital novella, we find out more about Violet's best friend, Raven, during her time as a surrogate for the Countess of the Stone.
From the author of The Jewel comes a compelling and heart-wrenching digital novella which follows Violet's best friend, Raven, during her time as surrogate for the Countess of the Stone.
When Raven is bought at the Auction, she knows immediately that things will not go well. And when she arrives at the Countess's palace, Raven quickly discovers that the Countess is much less interested in having a baby than experimenting with Raven's mind and body. Raven can only hope for an escape … and to see Violet again, all the while reminding herself that she is Raven Stirling, and she does matter.
The Handmaid's Tale meets The Other Boleyn Girl in a world where brutality and beauty collide. This is ideal reading for anyone desperately awaiting the sequel to The Jewel.