Garden of Thorns (Garden of Thorns #1)
by Amber Mitchell
Genre: YA Fantasy Romance
Release Date: March 6th 2017
Summary from Goodreads:
After seven grueling years of captivity in the Gardenâa burlesque troupe of slave girlsâsixteen-year-old Rose finds an opportunity to escape during a performance for the emperor. But the hostage she randomly chose from the crowd to aid her isnât one of the emperorâs menânot anymore. Heâs the former heir to the throne, who is now leading a rebellion against it.
Rayce is a wanted man and dangerously charismatic, the worst person for Rose to get involved with, no matter what his smile promises. But he assumes Roseâs attempt to take him hostage is part of a plot to crush the rebellion, so he takes her as his hostage. Now Rose must prove where her loyalties lie, and she offers Rayce a dealâif he helps her rescue the other girls, sheâll tell him all the Gardenâs secrets.
Except the one secret sheâs kept for seven years that sheâll take to her grave if she must.