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Violet Made of Thorns is a darkly romantic, fairytale-inspired YA fantasy, for fans of The Cruel Prince and Serpent & Dove.

Violet is a prophet and a liar, influencing the court as Seer with her cleverly phrased—and not always true—divinations. Honesty is for suckers like the oh-so-not-charming Prince Cyrus, who plans to strip her of her title once he's crowned.

After the king asks her to falsely prophesy Cyrus's love story for an upcoming ball, Violet awakens a dreaded curse about the prince's future bride. Her wits may protect her in the ruthless court, but they can't protect her against fate—nor the doomed attraction growing between her and the prince . . .

“There is always a price for defying destiny.”

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Gina Chen writes stories about heroines, antiheroines, and the kind of cleverness that brings trouble in its wake. Read more...

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