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In This Land: The Purple Book, Volume One (In This Land #1)

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Bade, prince of the tiny, overlooked country of Nosupolis, doesn't have a plan for his life. His ambitious older brother Tiko, heir to the throne, seems to have everything under control without Bade or his twin brother's help. Bade hopes to marry well and find some way to be a credit to the crown, but never in his wildest dreams does he expect an invitation to court the Ph ...more
Paperback, 297 pages
Published December 5th 2008 by Lulu Press (first published 2006)
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Elisa Rolle
May 18, 2009 rated it it was amazing
2009 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention (5* from at least 1 judge)
Mary
Jul 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
At the beginning of this story, I remember thinking: how in the hell am I supposed to remember all these names? Alas, after no time at all, the names were inconsequential; the characters literally drew themselves in my mind's eye. What a wonderful world this author has built! I would highly recommend this book and the continuing saga (with weekly updates) to readers who appreciate beautiful, humorous, lovable, highly sexed characters with a huge dose of romance and indulgence thrown in.
Ravyn
Epic. Great characters, great setting, lots of rich details, lots of interconnecting storylines. All in all, it's been totally engaging and tons of fun.

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Andune
Jul 17, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book is perhaps more on the erotica side than others of my favorites but I was sold on the long flowing colored hair (is a sucker for long hair), sensual belams and men wearing amazing dresses. A sweet light read!
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Oct 07, 2011 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Just to humor Sagajo :D
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Nov 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
Going waaaaay back to the beginning and enjoying meeting everybody for the fist time, again. Heh.
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Nov 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite M/M series! The perfect mix of plot, humor, romance, and sex!
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Thinking its time to pry myself away from SF and try something different. Course nothing can replace the SF guys.
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