I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
Published by Feiwel & Friends on February 28th 2017
Genres: Fantasy, Pirates, Romance, YA, Young Adult
If you want something done right....
When the ruthless Pirate King learns of a legendary treasure map hidden on an enemy ship, his daughter, Alosa, knows that there's only one pirate for the job—herself. Leaving behind her beloved ship and crew, Alosa deliberately facilitates her own kidnapping to ensure her passage on the enemy ship. After all, who's going to suspect a seventeen-year-old girl locked in a cell?
Then she meets the (surprisingly perceptive and unfairly attractive) first mate, Riden, who is charged with finding out all her secrets. Now it's down to a battle of wits and will... Can Alosa find the map and escape before Riden figures out her plan?
Debut author Tricia Levenseller blends action, adventure, romance, and a little bit of magic into a thrilling YA pirate tale.
I was very excited to read this story, the idea of a female pirate that might totally kick butt, how could I say no. This book did NOT disappoint me. I loved every minute and devoured this book word for word. I honestly can’t wait to get my hands on the next book. I loved Alosa so much, she was a badass heroine, I loved her saltiness and how confident she is.
Alosa is sent on a mission by her father the Pirate King to find a treasure map from an old pirate that is long gone. The pirates ship is now controlled by his son Draxon and his other son Riden. Princess Alosa gets herself captured and is interrogated by Riden. Are they falling for each other? Can Alosa find the map before it’s to late?
Riden was swoony and Alosa kickass. I loved these two. The chemistry they had and her confidence was just fantastic. She makes a great hero, the idea that the female in the book was actually the one doing the saving is totally different from most of the pirate books I have read. The secondary characters really were a great addition and I loved reading about them. Alosa’s crew is a great bunch of ladies that would do anything for their captain. Regardless of how kickass she was, I still felt like she had a very big heart and really cared about her family and her crew. I enjoyed the twists and turns this books takes and the surprise. I sort of figured it out a little earlier, I am sure others will also, but it’s one of those books that when you do find out, you are not mad you found out early, you pretty much are happy you were right. I really liked the flow of the story and the writing style. It has a lot of action and something is always going on. It did get a little slow at one point but it really didn’t last long and I liked how it picked back up so quickly. I did thing it needed a touch more world build, I understand it is at sea and you really don’t have a lot of details but again, overall I really enjoyed this book. The Characters and story totally made this an enjoyable read.
The end of the story leaves a lot open and I am so eager to read the next one. Highly recommend, this good is going to be a big hit when it is released. Great read for Young adults and Adults! This review really does the book no justice at all. 🙂
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