When the prince Adelaide seeks to overthrow tries convincing her that the legendary dragons exist and need help, Adelaide must decide where her true allegiance lies before the kingdom shatters.
Ever since the Gyndilians murdered her sister, Adelaide has plotted a rebellion to overthrow the king and prince who failed to protect them during the attack. Following her across the country is a stranger–not just any stranger, but the prince she’s hoping to overthrow–and Adelaide’s plans begin to collapse.
But Prince Elias has his own dangerous secrets–secrets connected to the dragons that once lived in the land. If he can’t earn Adelaide’s trust, there may never be any peace for Adelaide, her people, or the dragons.
Can Adelaide overcome her prejudices and thirst for revenge to do what’s best for her people before rage and sorrow consume her?
When her sister is killed during an enemy attack, Adelaide plots to overthrow her king and Prince Elias, who did nothing to prevent this disaster. But the prince harbors his own secret about the forgotten truth of the land’s once-peaceful dragons that humans now despise. He’d like to confide in Adelaide, but her hatred of him and the dragons will prevent any chance for saving their land together. In The Gift of Dragons, Rachel A. Greco presents a world of rich history and relatable characters. Strong themes of reconciliation soar in this fantastic realm whose conflicting heroes must find forgiveness.
Best for: Older teen and adult fans of fantasy and dragon stories.
Discern: Some violence, allusions to threat of sexual assault.