She already lost love once.
Now she's determined to scorn it forever.
Sixteen-year-old Princess Mareleau is convinced she'll never marry, no matter how many hearts she has to break. She’s been in love before, and it cost her everything. Why look for a second chance? But when she finally meets a prince who doesn’t bore her to tears, she allows herself to hope. Will that hope lead her to happiness…or betrayal?
Find out what made Mareleau turn her back on love and launch the Quest that shifted the course of the entire land of Lela. If you love feisty heroines and morally gray characters, you’ll love this tale of love, loss, and vengeance.
PRINCESS OF THORNS is a short story prequel in the LELA TRILOGY, set immediately before SHADOWS OF LELA. It can be read before or after any of the Lela novels.