Author: Annette Gisby
Genre: M/M fantasy romance
The neighbouring kingdoms of Oscia and Arcathia have been at a tentative peace for three years after centuries of warfare. Prince Severin of Arcathia has been brought up to put duty before all else and as the only son of the King and Queen, it is his duty to marry and produce an heir. His parents want him to marry an Oscian princess to cement that tentative peace. Unfortunately Severin isn’t interested in princesses. Now, if he had his pick of princes that would be another matter.
Havyn has been a slave all his life. When his aptitude for wizardry is discovered, he finds himself purchased and freed by Prince Severin and apprenticed to the royal wizard, Ildar. His duty is to stay chaste to keep his powers strong, but his feelings for Severin sorely test his resolve.
With kingdoms at war, the throne hanging in the balance, magic in the air, and outside forces trying to keep them apart, can the two men find happiness together, or is duty more important than love?
An interesting, unique M/M fantasy romance set in a high fantasy kingdom. Prince Severin, our main character, is a good-natured, kind-hearted guy who makes it his personal mission to save slaves from the neighboring kingdom. Havyn is one of those slaves. He is rescued by Prince Severin, who quickly discovers his magical talent, and then brings him back to his own kingdom, where he can live as a free man.
Soon, Havyn and Severin feel attracted to each other though. They must fight their attraction, because it could’ve desastrous consequences for Havyn and his magical career. But the pull may be too strong to resist…