A SEA OF PEARLS & LEAVES

A SEA OF PEARLS & LEAVES

Princess Ingrid of Norella Isle does not want to get married. Her priestess girlfriend, Lilura, devises a wicked plot to deter suitors with a nearly impossible marriage contract: should Ingrid die first, her husband must be buried at sea beside her.

The plan backfires when all seven suitors agree, and the king announces a competition for Ingrid’s hand. Ingrid must keep her head above water as she deals with the suitors, a jealous girlfriend, and the news of two murdered priestesses.

As the suitors are eliminated, one man stands out: the quirky and anxious Prince Soren who charms both Ingrid and Lilura. When Lilura goes missing, Ingrid and Soren must piece together who has murdered the priestesses and why before it’s too late.


This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.

This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers.

Rosalyn Briar is one of those authors where her writing seems effortless, it’s seamless and fluid. A Sea Of Perls And Leaves, is another example of her ability to take a well known classical fairytale, and make it her own perfect tale.

You are thrown right into a beautiful, vivid and established world with fully fleshed out characters, and engaging dialogue. The books various perspectives, gives the reader an insightful first row seat in this highly addictive and twisty story.

A rich and modern love triangle that kept will keep tearing through the pages as the dramatic mystery unfolded. Lush visionary world building is riveting, as it catapulting the reader into Norella.

All three main protagonists are fleshed out and are magnetic in their own special way.

This is a highly absorbing novel, that hooked me from the start and held my attention all the way through. A vibrant fantasy tale that takes the reader on unexpected adventure. Once again the author, Rosalyn Briar has written an outstanding reimagined fairytale.

This is a book you don’t want to miss.

Meet the Author

Rosalyn Briar is a former teacher who is married to her high school sweetheart. Together, they have built a beautiful life and have two fearless daughters. Rosalyn is obsessed with gothic fairy tales, scary movies, sundresses, traveling, and reading books. She is the published author of The Crown of Bones and A Sea of Pearls & Leaves, both of which are fairy tale retellings. Rosalyn is also the host of #NovelBuilding, a daily Twitter question with monthly themes for fellow writers to connect. When Rosalyn isn’t writing or reading, you can find her playing dress-up with her two princesses or exploring the woods for wildflowers.

You can follow Rosalyn on her website: www.rosalynbriar.com . 

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