Prince's Gambit

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Penguin Random House, Jun 24, 2015 - Fantasy fiction - 400 pages
Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half-brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave. With their countries on the brink of war, Damen and his master Prince Laurent exchange the intrigues of the palace for the sweeping might of the battlefield as they travel to the border to avert a lethal plot. Leading a band of loyal men against desperate odds, Damen must fight together with Laurent to overcome machinations, ambushes and betrayals. With the future of both their nations at stake, a single misstep could be fatal. Despite himself, Damen is increasingly drawn to the dangerous, charismatic Laurent. But even as the fledgling trust between the two men deepens, their enemies are poised to deal them a final devastating blow ...

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User Review  - amybear - LibraryThing

Whenever I read too many disappointing books, I read the Captive Prince trilogy. Prince's Gambit is my favorite. It is the middle book, but unlike many seconds in a trilogy, it isn't a chore to get ... Read full review

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User Review  - being_b - LibraryThing

Continues to be excellent; I'm really intrigued to see how the author pulls off the last book in the series in a way where Laurent and Damianos can end up together. Read full review

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About the author (2015)

C. S. Pacat is the author of the Captive Prince trilogy. Born in Australia and educated at the University of Melbourne, she has since lived in a number of different cities, including Tokyo and Perugia. She currently resides and works in Melbourne.

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