Sneak A Peek Saturday: EXQUISTE CAPTIVE by Heather Demetrios

Sneak a Peek Saturday is a feature that I like to indulge in because I cannot wait to read the tasty tid bits that are put out there for us ravenous readers to enjoy.

Today my Sneak Peek is on EXQUISITE CAPTIVE by Heather Demetrios. I found this tasty peek on the author's website and once I read it I was left pining for it even more than before. Just check out this engrossing excerpt and let me know what you think.

by Heather Demetrios
ISBN-13: 978-0062318565
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Pages: 480
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click on the image above for a Sneak Peek of EXQUISITE CAPTIVE

Nalia is a jinni of tremendous ancient power, the only survivor of a coup that killed nearly everyone she loved. Stuffed into a bottle and sold by a slave trader, she's now in hiding on the dark caravan, the lucrative jinni slave trade between Arjinna and Earth, where jinn are forced to grant wishes and obey their human masters' every command. She'd give almost anything to be free of the golden shackles that bind her to Malek, her handsome, cruel master, and his lavish Hollywood lifestyle.

Enter Raif, the enigmatic leader of Arjinna's revolution and Nalia's sworn enemy. He promises to free Nalia from her master so that she can return to her ravaged homeland and free her imprisoned brother—all for an unbearably high price. Nalia's not sure she can trust him, but Raif's her only hope of escape. With her enemies on the hunt, Earth has become more dangerous than ever for Nalia. There's just one catch: for Raif's unbinding magic to work, Nalia must gain possession of the bottle...and convince Malek that she truly loves him.

Battling a dark past and harboring a terrible secret, Nalia must make choices that betray everything she believes in and choose between the jinni who has unexpectedly stolen her heart and the dangerously persuasive master who wants to own it. Soon Nalia realizes her freedom may come at a price too terrible to pay; but how far is she willing to go for it?

In this gorgeous fantasy debut, Heather Demetrios brings to life a deliciously seductive world where a wish can be a curse and shadows are sometimes safer than the light.

1 comment:

  1. Rich, captivating, and engaging, Exquisite Captive was a fantastic YA read. I really liked this book. From the lush world of jinni, to the surprising twists, this book was amazing. Loved it!
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