Ember of the Underworld
"I'll kill you." She seethed, rage radiating from her in waves.
He chuckled, "Darling, you cannot kill the King of the dead."
Koralina Blackwood, a girl out of time, stitched together by the books she reads, and ripped apart again and again by the need to fit in with her socialite family. After a fate encounter leaves her beaten and bloody, Koralina begins to realize that the life she knows is not the truth -and that the truth is far worse than she could have ever imagined. Hades, King of the Underworld, lord of the dead, torturer of souls. After losing his wife, his Queen, thousands of years before, he has finally found her. And nothing will stop him from getting her back.
A modernized version of the story of Hades & Persephone. With a twist.