The first book is a highly original and delightfully clever crime series in which Queen Elizabeth II secretly solves crimes while carrying out her royal duties.
The dashing young king, Nikolai Lantsov, has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war–and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, Nikolai must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army.
This is the story of two exes, Addie and Dylan, who are forced to take a road trip together to their mutual friend’s wedding after one of them crashes into the other’s car. Accompanying them are Addie’s sister, Deb, and Dylan’s best friend, Marcus, and an outsider, Rodney.
Even though she is the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite says that she cannot love anybody and nobody can love her. Hephaestus, her husband, wants nothing more than her love, but she is having an affair with Ares, God of War. Hephaestus wants justice and his wife back. He holds up a court where he demands explanations from Aphrodite for her infidelity.