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Blood Prince

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  201 ratings  ·  78 reviews
He's searched for her across centuries. But he's not the only one . . .
 Paris, heir to a vampire kingdom he has never claimed, is adrift on earth and in the Underworld. The bounty on his head keeps him on the run. When he realizes the woman whose death haunts his dreams could be alive, he will risk everything just to touch Helen again. But her past can't be erased, and nei
Kindle Edition, 332 pages
Published October 16th 2018
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Sophia Triad
I have to say that I love Celia Aaron’s books so much that I usually never pay attention to the blurb or read reviews. I just read them because I know that I will be in for a treat. So I knew almost nothing about this book before I started except from the fact that it is paranormal romance.

I was really surprised when I found out that it is a retelling of one of my favourite Greek myths i.e. the myth of Helen of Troy.

The only problem I have with this myth is that I truly dislike Paris. As we have
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)
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"Blood Prince" was an enjoyable read steeped in mythology, love and passion.
A second chance romance featuring the fabled lovers of old Helen of Troy and Paris.
The second book in this series and I would suggest reading them in order to get the most out of this fascinating world.
Though technically this can be read as a standalone as all the components are there: I just thought for me that it brought much more to the whole experience to be so fully immersed in this world.
Paris an aged vampire has b
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person - Dual

For thousands of years Paris had roamed the earth and the Underworld. As an ousted vampire prince, his life had no purpose until he found his long lost love Elena. But getting her back could mean putting both of their lives in danger.

Was I capable of rewarding their blind faith with action, with victory?

Before starting this book, I didn’t realize it’s a modern retelling of a Greek mythology, so I was pleasantly surpri
✰ Liz ✰
Oct 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
"I've loved you for thousands of years."

Blood Prince is a paranormal romance with action and suspense. Paris, a vampire prince, is madly in love with Elena. Elena (aka Helen) and Paris are constantly being ripped apart but mystical forces that cause strife and complications for the two lovers. As time passes, Helen and Paris are reunited and venture to the underworld to battle evil forces in order to find happiness and peace together forever.

"He started a punishing rhythm. I loved ev
Oct 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, 2018
What an epic journey!!! Blood Prince is everything I needed when I started it: a story that would captivate me and would make me forget everything else. 

Blood Prince is based on the Helen of Troy myth, and is the story of two characters who were introduced to us in Incubus: Elena and the sexy and deadly vampire Paris. It plunges the reader into and incredible atmosphere, dark, dangerous, fantastic, strange, sometimes eerie. Through their quest to get rid of Menelaus and eventually free Elena of

Set in a Greek mythological world, this tale is a modern retelling of the romance between Paris and Helen of Troy. With present and past sequences intermixed in the narrative, it becomes clear how Paris emerged and now searches for his beloved. Though centuries have lapsed, once they reunite, Paris must prove his worth to her and to earn his legacy. Of course, Helen, known as Elena in the modern world, is a powerful warrior of Artemis and is prepared to fight for her freedom without sacrificing
Celia Aaron
Oct 12, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Blood Prince by Celia Aaron is the story of Paris and Helen/Elena.
This is a Greek mythology romance story of Paris and Helen. Paris and Helen are in love but the demon Melenaus has Helen where he hurts her out of desire for her. But tragedies happens that leave us thinking they are dead but the story picks up years later where time has changed along with Helen. Helen doesn't remember anything of her previous life and thinks that she is Elena a warrior goddess. When Melenous corners her she know
Bookgasms Book Blog
Oct 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ratula
Blood Prince was another intriguing story out of the gifted mind of Ms. Celia Aaron. I loved the play on the story of Troy and specifically Paris and Helen but with a paranormal and suspenseful twist. While this story wasn't my favorite from this author, I did find it to be so romantic!

Without giving away any spoilers, I enjoyed Elena and Paris' connection. It was great to see how their past in Troy connected to their present. Like all stories by this author, this was sexy and fast-paced. I enjo
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
Blood Prince turned out to be a high-octane twist on the tale of Paris and Helen of Troy! I absolutely loved how the author took bits of relevant facts from the real lives of the characters' inspirations and created a new tale to share about the destiny of these legendary people. I've always been fascinated by history so I was happy to see some details that stayed true between the worlds of fiction and reality, but what made me even more ecstatic was how otherworldly this story became.

Time for m
We Like them Dark Book Blog
Oct 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
Okay I’ve never had a bigger girl crush on a character before. Helen/Elena is literally the epitome of a strong female character and I just loved her endlessly for how fearless she really was. Paris totally complimented her personality, as well. He let her really fight for the end game, without doting and trying to be overly protective. LOVED their relationship and I totally adored everything about them. Their insane chemistry even when Elena loses her memory-their burning hot love and their end ...more
Oct 13, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
"Even now, after being separated by an eternity, she was everything I wanted."

Blood Prince was my first fantasy romance by Celia Aaron. I was curious of what I would discover and I she didn't disappoint. However this story is much different to the ones I'm used to read by her. Most of all it's not as dark as I suspected it to be.

"I had a million questions but seemed to forget every single one when he kissed me. I could focus on nothing but him."

This book is a great combination of vampir
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was ok
I usually love Celia Aaron's books and i love U/F, in theory together i was really hoping for a formidable book... I was really disappointed.... It was O.K.... The plot finds the couple instantly together with no angst no real obstacles.... It was just a smooth sailing book.... i found i was skim reading alot.....

No not for me,

The Cloister and Sovereign series were alot better, this doesn't feel like the same author at all.....
Sara ✨ Next Book Review Blog ✨
So I don’t generally read paranormal… I’ve read a few but it’s generally not something I seek out. However, if Celia Aaron writes it… I’ll read it! She has a way of telling her story that makes it fascinating, no matter what the genre. I am seriously obsessed with the Greek mythological aspect in this story. I love the mix between past and present… but really time knows no bounds as centuries transcend between the past and present. The romance in this book… sigh… Mrs. Aaron pulled out the stops ...more
Oct 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Blood Prince is a Helen Of Troy retelling. I really enjoyed the author's take on this tale. It's an action packed adventure couched in an interesting and intriguing mythological world. I look forward to reading more stories set in it.

ARC provided by author in exchange for a honest review
*** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it ***
** 100% spoiler free review **
* 5 Blow Me Away Stars *

I am 100% completely in awe. Celia Aaron's talent is such that she took a reader who is not normally a fan of paranormal and made me a convert. I was captivated from the very first page of this brilliantly epic story of Helen of Troy/Elena and her true love Paris. Aaron spun a tale that was truly entertaining. It was funny, sexy, emotional and heartstopping. The story moves at a fast p
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!

I love a good paranormal romance, so I was excited to read this one from Celia Aaron. Her books are usually so rich with backstory and her characters so well-developed, so I had high anticipation for this book. I was not disappointed! From the prologue, Aaron gives us a rich backstory steeped in mythology.

Paris is broody and fierce, but his emotions run deep. Elena is fierce herself, working as a handmaiden for a goddess, completely unaware of her storied past. When Paris and Elena meet
Vanessa (When Vane Reads)
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
English/spanish version
So freaking amazing!!!
5 +++ stars for this story! Mrs. Aaron did it again and created a brilliant and epic story that caught me from beginning to end, her genius exceeds all my expectations, with a plot full of action, intrigue, passion, sensuality and romance. The story has a fast pace and an extraordinary chemistry that kept me completely hooked from the first words.

The talent of the author has no limits, her story full of paranormal elements, otherworldly beings and un
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Oct 16, 2018 rated it really liked it

This was an interesting twist on mythology, steeped in passion and fierce battles.

The story of Helen of Troy and Paris; but with a number of twists. We intermix the past and present to get an idea of what Helen had gone through and then where she is now. Stripped of her memories from a millennia ago and venturing out of Olympus, Helen finds herself trapped by a demonic presence only to be rescued by a vampire. And that's not even as crazy as the story gets. Paris is not only trying to recla
Beyond The Covers Blog
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: celeste
Blood Prince is a different take on the vampire/demon/warrior story line and Celia Aaron did a wonderful job writing it.  With supernatural beings like I have never dreamed of, Aaron showed her imagination to the fullest and wowed me with the detail of these mythological beings.  The heat between the two main characters is off the charts and will leave you smoldering.  Blood Prince is worth 5-stars and even though it does not end in a cliffhanger there is the promise of a next book called Incubu ...more
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was hooked from the very beginning. The story flows well, is well-developed, gripping, captivating, entertaining, and unpredictable. With all the twists and turns of the plot, it was hard to put it down.

Blood Prince is funny, suspenseful, thrilling, action packed, intriguing, adventurous, sexy, emotional and an all consuming passion. Just Fascinated, Flawless, and Unique!

This is a retelling of Helen of Troy gorgeously well done and well-balance. The connection and sexual chemistry between Elen
Jacquie C M
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this story!

Is there anything that Celia Aaron can't write? She's given us fun and filthy stories, dark and dangerous heros, and now a fantastical spin on Helen of Troy. Ms Aaron's imagination and fearlessness in storytelling is unmatched.

I've enjoyed her previous books that had a paranormal theme, and I loved this one too. Her idea of Helen as a fierce magical being and Paris as the heir to a vampire kingdom is well executed and entertaining. It's a fairly fast paced story,
Cassandra Hyden
Oct 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this new book by Celia Aaron! This is the story about Paris who is the Blood Prince that has avoided being one for many years. He has enjoyed his time in Earth and away from having to rule the Underworld, that's fine until someone he thought was gone forever comes back into his world and now that he's found her, he won't let her go even if it means changing his life in every aspect Elena is worth anything and everything.
Maggie Schuler
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, pnr
Celia Aaron takes us on a journey through the mystical and the mythological in Blood Prince. Elena and Paris are rooted as soulmates, but where there should be happiness lurks the evils which seek to destroy the purity of true love. Aaron weaves the stories of yore into this wicked PNR tale. Truly, a gift to those who enjoy a little Greek mythology mixed with the paranormal worlds.
Oct 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jenny Prose
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
This is a book within a series but is definitely a standalone book as I had no sues reading and understanding. I truly loved the characters and 5he history involved within this story. My on,y issue was that it seemed to have man false conclusions. About 3 different times I thought the story was done, only to continue. Not that it’s a horrible thing, just something that bothered me. Otherwise great story with interesting characters and a amazing world built by the author.
Kinky Minx
Thanks to the author for providing ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Totally adore the story, 4.2 stars for me. I love to read about vampires and witches a lot. Especially when it’s a love story about a vampire chasing for his girl all these years. The story started many many years ago, it’s like old greek stuff which is way back then. Menelaus is a bad husband and Helen had left with Paris, so call the blood price. Paris is not really a good man to fall in love with, but I agree that he love
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
I absolutely love second chance romances and this has a paranormal/mythological spin on it. There was some back story given, but I didn’t connect with the epic-ness of Paris and Elena/Helen’s love story, but that is neither here nor there. I loved all of the action in the story. Elena is a bada** chick that takes no prisoners. She is feisty and witty, a dangerous combination. Paris is no slouch either and he has a protective streak a mile wide when it comes to Elena. I highly recommend this boo ...more
Amy March (Between the Screens)
This story was not at all what I was expecting, it’s a paranormal twist on Helen of Troy. Her conquests are supernatural, her powers are unparalleled and the intricate love story is all consuming. Honestly, everything about this plot is fascinating.

Helen of Troy was said to have been the most gorgeous woman to have ever walked the earth, she was able to bring men and cities to their knees and was fought over for most of her life. ‘Elena’ fits that description to a tee, but she’s also a magic wi
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