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Prince of Light (Prince of Light, #1)

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A rogue elven prince is determined to destroy the creatures who murdered his brother, but his plans are disrupted when a tribe of powerful shapeshifters join forces against him. Now a single human girl, Evanthe, is caught between the warring species, and both sides are searching for her. After accidentally stumbling into their world, Evanthe is kept hidden in the prince's ...more
ebook, Second Edition, 354 pages
Published July 1st 2015 by Createspace Independent Publishing (first published January 1st 2013)
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N.R. Eccles-Smith
Sep 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Prince of Light was a really enjoyable read. The characters were well defined and likeable, and the plot was interesting. While there were a lot of diverse creatures/ races brought into the spotlight, the author gives them enough depth and function to make that diversity purposeful and well-fitted into her created world.
I'm not one of those readers who enjoys the whole 'girl is attracted to two guys and is conflicted about which to choose', but I liked the main character, Evanthe, enough to set
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Ashley Maker
Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was recommended to me, and I really enjoyed it! I loved the unique worldbuilding, and I'm a sucker for elves and fair maidens and princes. I wished the romance would have developed a little slower though. It went from like to forever love very quickly without a lot of substance behind it. I think there was more substance behind her relationship with the other guy, the one she didn't choose, even though there was more chemistry with the one she did. I wonder if there will be fallout fro ...more
Sarah
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. It was sweet, simplistic, and kept me eager to see how the love story would unfold.
I was disappointed in how the story ended, feeling like it was summarized down to just one paragraph, with so much of it left to be told.
I sooo hope there is more, a series perhaps? I look forward to reading where their path leads them!
Rebecca Blackwell Read
Prince of Light starts off with the main character, Evanthe, fleeing into the forest with her mother from mysterious assailants. They become separated, and Evanthe blacks out and awakens in the depths of a castle. She is visited by a mage, Delanor, a dragon-like creature, Faolan, and Kris, an elderly man who initially is the only person Evanthe encounters who can speak her language. Through them she learns that she is in a completely different world from her own, no one is sure how she arrived, ...more
Wendy C
Jul 21, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Prince of Light by K.C. Rivers starts with Evanthe and her mother running through the woods to evade the people that were chasing them. Evanthe’s mother tells her to keep running and she would try to hold them off as long as she could. Evanthe keeps running as her mother tells her. She ends up crawling through some bushes trying to hide because she heard a noise. While Evanthe is making her way through the bushes she runs into a pair of red eyes and everything goes black. When she wakes up, ...more
Leigh Teale
Jan 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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PRINCE OF LIGHT is very well written and the characters are fleshed out nicely. The plot pacing is sometimes a little uneven, but I find this happening so often in the fantasy genre that I've stopped subtracting stars for it. I found a lot of the concepts unique and well executed. Evanthe, the main character, was complex and interesting, though toward the end she did annoy me a smidge. Not enough to knock off an entire star, but enough for me to gripe a little bit.

The love triangle in this is wh
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DK Hoffman
Dec 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Really, really enjoyed this book. I could hardly put it down. Descriptions were magical and I really liked the characters and the plot. I'm hoping that there will be more books though because the ending was a bit abrupt. I will certainly read this book again.
Rose
This wasn't actually that amazing, but hey, it has elves in it! How wrong can you go with elves?
Carlos Jr.
Jun 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow Mrs. Rivers you have all the components that makes up a great book. Five stars from me.
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K.C. Rivers is a manga-reading, video-game-playing fantasy enthusiast with a particular fetish for elves, pirates, and winged creatures. She often finds inspiration for her writing from the scenic outdoors and is currently pursuing a career in landscape photography in addition to writing. When she’s not playing the piano, editing photos, or reading, she can usually be found taking a long walk, enj ...more