Throne of Deceit by K.N. Lee
Throne of Deceit
by K.N. Lee
Elise was born a bastard.
But, as the daughter of the king, her life has never been ordinary. While her mother serves as the king’s mistress, Elise spends her days in the countryside, reading, practicing her spells, and learning to wield not only a staff, but a sword. Life is good, until the mad king threatens to destroy his own kingdom.
Having a wizard on the throne tends to keep the subjects of Giran quiet, fearful, and submissive, but when he dies, the line of succession points directly to his illegitimate daughter…