Empire of Deceptions (The Arrows Chronicles...
Years after losing her beloved to the cruel monarch of Rhysnea, the last thing Korysande Aresti needs in her life is a stubborn Crown Prince who claims to be falling in love with her. When a few mysterious threats forces Korysande out of Rhysnea to save her family and friends, the soon-to-be queen of one of the most powerful kingdoms finds herself in a foreign territory with a prince who instantly captures her heart, a queen who challenges her entire existence and deadly secrets that threaten her past, present and future. The Crown Prince will stop at nothing to get his princess back and despite her earlier promises, Korysande starts to fall in love again. When an unknown, yet lethal force threatens to destroy her future with her new-found lover, Korysande has to put everything on the line to save the people she loves.
With chaos looming over the continent of Euria, Lanseletus Maes doesn't want to get involved in another political mess, but fate seems to have other plans for him. When he's finally given the chance to earn his freedom from his Master, Lansel agrees to compete for the Crown Princess of Jhin's heart in an attempt to woo and eventually assassinate her. What he didn't expect is to fall in love with her and get tangled with the lies and scandals that come with being in the spotlight. Crown Princess Linnaerys Zhenxiu is running out of time and needs to choose a king to rule beside her before she's forced to let the Assembly choose her fate for her. When her father is assassinated in an attempt to throw the kingdom into anarchy, Linnaerys has to step up and accept her responsibilities with an unforgiving hand.
As loyalties are tested and hearts are broken, both Korysande and Linnaerys must face and conquer their greatest fears before they have to surrender all that they are to their rivals. The two princesses must find a way to escape the empire of deceptions before it can lay a claim on their past, tamper with the present and destroy their future.