Book Review - Torn (The Dothan Chronicles Book 1) - Charissa Dufour | Miki's Hope

Book Review - Torn (The Dothan Chronicles Book 1) - Charissa Dufour

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A Princess is abducted by slavers when traveling home from a relatives. No one realized she was a princess and was bought as a slave by a Crown Prince whose family and hers were arch enemies. As a slave in this household to the Crown Prince life was horrendous to say the least. Slaves were not treated very well and were beaten for any minor infraction--and sometimes thrown into a pit for days. But Bethany refuses to let them know who she really is---and manages to upset the household. Once caught--well I can't even describe what they did to her. Only one man, a freed slave who had become a Knight sensed something was different about her. How could she sew better then the seamstress, know about healing--and she could read?

Eventually the truth comes out when her signet ring is discovered-----suddenly she is a captive and not a slave, She still tries to cause mischief--and then gets caught--The King could not tell who started this bit and had them both thrown into the dungeon to be beheaded the next day. The Crown Prince who has expected to marry her-frees her so he can at least have his marriage night. The Knight manages to escape and is about to take off but can't just leave the woman behind---they make their escape after causing deadly harm to the Crown Prince---they get out into the town---and the story ends! What a cliff hanger--there are 2 more books in this series--guess who will have to grab them and read them to find out what happens to these two.

As it states below-this is not a book for the faint of heart or those who can not take reading about torture and degradation. If you can get past all of that--this has a story line which should keep you captivated.

About the Book: (from Amazon)

*This is a completed series*
King Wolfric Eberhand battles the last nation to stand against his raging armies. With help from the deadly knight, Sir Erin Caldry, he hopes to conquer the land of Dothan once and for all. Using his wealth and power, he has formulated the perfect plan to finally take their rich land. What he doesn't realize, is the youngest Dothan princess is currently a slave within his very own castle walls.

While out visiting the remote estate of a relative, Princess Bethany Kavadh is kidnapped by slavers. Bedraggled and weary, she finds herself sold into slavery. To her horror, she soon discovers that her new owner is none other than her family’s worst enemy, King Wolfric. To fight her rising despair and to keep what little sanity she possess, Princess Bethany begins to fight back, sabotaging the efficient running of the House and function of their Armies.

But what happens when they realize her true identity?

Will they ransom her for the wealth of her nation?
Will they keep her as a slave? Or will they inflict an even crueler punishment?

The only things for certain are: The war between two nations will escalate, and one young princess's life shall forever be TORN.

** As of this book has received a major re-edit. Please make sure you have the most recent version. Not sure how to do that? Follow these directions.**

Due to scenes of intense violence, reader discretion is advised.

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About the Author: (from Amazon)

My journey to becoming a writer began in 8th grade when I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and pulled from school to recover. During this time, I was left alone for hours on end and it was then that I discovered new friends within the pages of books. I also learned the blessing of creating my own friends by writing down the stories that plagued my lonely mind--as demented as that sounds. Therefore at the ripe age of fourteen, I wrote my first novel. It sucked! But I kept going and now I am an Indie Author with numerous books out. I never imagined that first horrible novel about a man who crash landed on his long-lost home world would turn into a lifelong passion.

I now live in Chicago, IL with my amazing husband and two rambunctious kittens, Groot and Rocket.

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