Sixteen-year-old twins, Iliana and Landon Hargreaves, born to a noble family in nineteenth century London, are taken away from the only life they knew by slave traders. Brought to work in the palace of King Alexei, the ruler of the secret monster world, Nocturna, they must learn to adapt to their new lives.
The novella shows the events of the twins’ life in the palace through the eyes of both Iliana and King Alexei.
Iliana must find a way out of the kingdom while protecting her sickly brother from the monstrous king, no matter the cost.
Alexei must decide if loving a human man is worth risking his position as King and eventually, his life.
Who is the true beast of this story, Alexei or Iliana? Read BEASTLY DECEPTION to find out.
Prequel of NOCTURNA.
SAMPLE OF BEASTLY DECEPTION
Ashley Elliott enjoys writing YA fantasy romances, and she is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.A. in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and a minor in Anthropology. In addition to her debut novel NOCTURNA and its prequel BEASTLY DECEPTION, she currently has four more novels in the works.