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A Fierce Princess

(The Poisoned Pawn Duet #1)

4.42  ·  Rating details ·  116 ratings  ·  70 reviews
One Princess. Two Lives. And a sinister secret that will change her world forever.

Princesses are supposed to be polite and poised. Princesses are supposed to put duty before self. Princesses are not supposed to live double lives.

Princess Susanna’s search to find her mother’s cherished crown that went missing the day she was killed is about to lead her on a quest to stop an
Published May 24th 2019
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Dora Koutsoukou
Jun 24, 2019 rated it liked it
3,5 ❤️❤️❤️ 👑 💻🛳 👑 🌟s

It was a nice suspenseful romantic read. Anna besides being a princess, was a great hacker! She came across a bounty on a man who happened to be royal also, and she’s on a mission to save him.
I enjoyed the plot and the characters were wonderful. I would have liked the relationship of Anna and Logan to be more developed.
Anja H.
Jan 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley

I liked this, but I think it could have been better.
The premise sounded very appealing to me, I mean, who doesn't like a badass hacker princess with some romance thrown in the mix?
But here's my issue: the main focus was on the romance, while I wanted to see a lot more action.
And not that kind of action, because we got plenty of that, if you know what I mean lol.

I did breeze through this in just 2 days though. Things started picking up by the end, and what a huge cliffhanger! I
Ga Books LoverX
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow. This book was absolutely excellent. I had been on a kick of doing only dark romance duets and this was completely different in more romantic suspense but with a twist- royalty was thrown in. I have not read this author before, but now I am kicking myself that I have not checked out more by them.

Princess Susanna can wear many hats, she can be the perfect princess as well as the tomboy hanging out with her older brothers. There is also another side of her that no one knows, a secret life that
Naughty Mom Story Time
This definitely piqued my interest from the start. What isn’t exciting about a rebellious princess?? Am I right? The suspense continues to build through to the end when we reach the epic cliffy.

Princess Susanna isn’t your typical princess. No, she has a hidden side that is nothing expected or accepted of a royal- especially not a princess.

She has a curiosity and intelligence about her that just puts her in a league of her own. And with that curiosity she gets herself trapped in a web where she
Marika Ray
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a great royal romance that had me rooting for the kick-butt heroine throughout all her adventures. The dynamics between her and her brothers were such fun to read about! I can't wait for book 2 as I MUST know how it all ends!!
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Fierce Princess by S.E. Rose is book One in The Poisoned Pawn Duet. This starts the story of Logan and Susanna 'Anna'.
Anna has several 'hats' that she wears. One of course is being a Princess but that is just the outside look but looking further into her you will see she is very smart hacker, can be one of the guys with her brother's Auggie and Chris but she also has a dangerous side of her. This we see when she is looking into finding her mother's missing crown that disappeared when she was ki
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***ARC kindly provided via NetGalley for the exchange of an honest review***
Jun 29, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Sassy Southern
Jun 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Fierce Princess is book 1 in The Poisoned Pawn duet. This book was absolutely amazing. From start to finish I was drawn in and could not put this down.

The story is told from Princess Savannah's point of view and had such an original plot line and amazing characters.

Princess Susanna quickly became one of my absolute favorite heroines with her amazing hacking abilities and drive to solve the family mystery surrounding her mother's missing crown. When she stumbles upon another mystery things bec
Lori Caprio Tate
May 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
S E Rose's intricate story of suspense and lies and deceptions and love held me captive for hours. We follow Princess Anna's journey as she tries to save man that she believes is a illegitimate child of a neighboring king. This story has it all and I can not wait for book two.
Krista Sandor
Aug 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A royal read not to be missed!
Jun 06, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-star
I feel like I'mm the only one but if I'm going to be honest and I will,i didn't like this book.
I feel like I read a novel for kids.

Anna is a princess.When she was a child her mother was killed in a car accident.That event left big impact on Anna.Growing up,she dedicated her life to finding her mother's missing crown.But she is a princess and that means that she can't just do whatever her heart desires.She is the only girl in her family,growing up with her father and two brothers she came to be a
Jul 10, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I picked up A FIERCE PRINCESS on Netgalley because it sounded interesting and had the Sci Fi and Fantasy tag. I enjoyed it, but there wasn't any sci fi or fantasy to be seen. It does read a little like a fairytale, so maybe that's it?

I honestly don't know what I feel about A FIERCE PRINCESS. I read it, and enjoyed it, but when I look back I can see that it was just one of those reads I read because it was on my review list. If I would have purchased it, I might have been disappointed.

So, what I
Becky Wise
May 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't get enough of A Fierce Princess. In fact I'm dying to get my hands on A Valiant Prince like now. Ugh that cliffy...but so worth it. S.E Rose does a fantastic job bringing you into the world of the royals while giving you all these twists and turns that keep you glued to the pages. You are just going to love Princess Susanna (Anna). She has her secrets and she knows how to take care of herself. She's super smart and knows her way around a computer. With that being said just watch her w ...more
Jenn the Readaholic
May 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Well, shoot. Now I have to wait for the second half of the duet to find out what happens and WHO we need to be worrying about! Okay, whining aside, this was a fantastic book. Anna and her antics kept me reading page after page until I couldn’t find another page to read. She’s definitely NOT your average princess, nor is this your average “princess meets man and falls in love” fairytale type of story. She, her brothers, and Logan embark on a dangerous search to find out who is trying to end a spe ...more
Anelise | 2kidsandagoodbook
This book was so captivating, it has me glued to it from the beginning. Princess Susanna or known by her family as Anna lives a secret life as a computer hacker who can find almost anything. She stumbles upon a bounty for someone, Logan Winters, and it intrigues her by how unusual of a hit it is on a commoner. She ends up on an amazing vacation, which happens to be on Logan’s yacht, with her brothers as one last hurrah before she takes on her princess duties but what will happen when she tries t ...more
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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If you're looking for a book with a kickass heroine, some seriously steamy moments, and a story that is driven by mystery and suspense; then look no further, you found it. So this is Book 1 of a duet, and Book 1 is from Princess Susanna's (Anna to her friends) perspective and ends on a cliffhanger. I know, I know, cliffhanger, won't have to wait long for Book 2, which is from our hero's perspective. The characters are truly likeable. This is a sort of insta-love story, but it doesn't f ...more
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5+ Stars

This is one of the best books I’ve read in 2019! I am positively stunned! Ahhhh! I need book two immediately!

Susanna is not a typical princess by any means. Yes, she can be polite and refined when she needs to be, but she’s also fierce and a brilliant hacker. I admire her bravery and her determination to live life on her own terms as much as possible.

Logan is strong and brave as well, much what you would expect of a prince...except that he doesn’t know he’s a prince! I honestly couldn’t
Sarah Allen
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I freaking loved this book!!!! I think I read it within a few days, I couldn’t put it down!!!
Princess Susanna is a bad ass princess who has a secret, she is one of the best hackers and if trying to figure out what happened with her mother’s death. She happens to stumble on an assassin trying to take out this ‘random’ guy for a really big price. Once she starts digging she founds out he isn’t just a random guy but the heir to the throne, a prince! She decides to go with her brother who happens t
Lisa Marie Barrera
Aug 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! A Fierce Princess BLEW ME AWAY and S.E. Rose is a New Author for me!! CAPTIVATED me from the Very Beginning and never a Dull moment page after page! It has all the feels and the banter between the siblings are fantastic plus keeps you on your toes! Such an Suspenseful Mysterious Adventure that keeps you guessing until the Very End But with a CLIFFHANGER- OMFG!!! CANNOT WAIT FOR THE CONCLUSION of This Duet of a Series!!
thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books)
I loved this book, fast paced and fun and as the title suggests with a fierce female lead. I loved ‘Anna’ and Logan, they are great relatable and more importantly likeable characters you can feel for. This does end on a cliffhanger though, so I really need book two. Highly recommended.

Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for a free copy for an honest opinion
May 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book! ends in a huge cliffhanger. This has a princess, Susanna, aka Anna, who lost her mother when she was young and was raised by a loving father with her equally loving brothers Chris and Auggie. She is a hacker and finds out there been a hit put out on someone for a ridiculous amount of money. After more research she find he is the secret child of a neighboring king that is a family friend. Anna is intent on saving the handsome charter boat owner, Logan, b ...more
May 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Susanna, Princess of Norddale, has a life she keeps hidden from her family and the public. She gets involved in a life saving mission when she meets Logan, a charter not captain. These 2 have attraction and chemistry and a little flair of a forbidden romance vibe all while princess Susanna is still trying to be a hero. Super great read with a pretty fierce cliffhanger. I can’t wait to dive into book 2!
Angela Carter
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When Princess Susanna stumbles across something on the internet and she puts her secret skills into a plan to save the day. Can her secret life help or will it add to the danger? I received an ARC of this and volunteered to review it.
Jennifer Richey
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow this action pack romance really have you guessing who is out to kill Logan and why a princess saving him! Can’t wait to read more!
Thea Butler
May 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can't wait to read the next one! Instead of the prince saving the princess, the princess is trying to save a prince and solve the mystery of who is trying to kill him.
May 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow. This one keeps u guessing the whole time. Anna and Logan are a great couple. Need the rest. Cant wait to see what happens next.
Pat Labrie
May 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book a freaking amazing. It has a strong Heroine with suspense and mystery. It captivates you from the first page and keeps you hooked til the end. Can't wait for book 2 in this duet
Susanna, Princess of Norddale, has a life she keeps hidden from her family and the public. She gets involved in a life saving mission when she meets Logan, a charter not captain. These 2 have attraction and chemistry and a little flair of a forbidden romance vibe all while princess Susanna is still trying to be a hero. Super great read with a pretty fierce cliffhanger. I can’t wait to dive into book 2!

Reviewed by: Lauren L.
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Fierce Princess, Book 1 in the Poisoned Pawn Duet is a romantic suspense by one of my favorite discoveries last year, the fabulous, S.E. Rose. Princess Susanna, Anna to her family, is on the verge of graduating from college and having to serve her country running some of her mom’s charities. She would much rather be a spy/computer hacker but that isn’t a fit occupation for a Princess. Without going into too much detail, Anna has stumbled on a hit placed on the dark web. Will she be able to sav ...more
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USA Today & International Bestselling romance author, S.E. Rose lives near Washington D.C. with her family. When she's not wrangling her cats or keeping up with her kids, she's plotting her next story.

She loves all things wine, coffee, and cats. In her non-existent free time, she enjoys traveling, going to concerts, binging on her favorite shows, and reading, especially if it's a good mystery or

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