The Goblin King
"An intriguing story, engagingly told. Who would have thought a goblin could make such a compelling hero? Darkly Celtic, richly imagined, this is paranormal romance at its best." – Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of Daughter of the ForestOnce upon a time ...A man was cursed to the... show more
"An intriguing story, engagingly told. Who would have thought a goblin could make such a compelling hero? Darkly Celtic, richly imagined, this is paranormal romance at its best." – Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of Daughter of the ForestOnce upon a time ...A man was cursed to the Shadowlands, his heart replaced with a cold lump of gold. In legends, he became known asthe Goblin King.For a favored few he will grant a wish. Yet, desperately clinging to his waning human soul, his own desire remains unfulfilled: a willing Queen.But who would consent to move from the modern-day world into the realm of nightmares? No matter how intoxicating his touch, no matter how deep his valor, loving him is dangerous. And the one woman who might dare to try could also destroy him forever.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 4th 2011
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 317
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Shadowlands (#1)
This book is pretty difficult for me to review. I bought this book because it reminded me so much of the movie Labyrinth, but I know from participating in a Q&A with the author that the movie wasn't her inspiration for the series. Bearing that in mind, I set out to read it and hopefully enjoy the ...
Confession, I love the movie Labyrinth in unnatural and fan-girlish ways. So anything with goblins that sounds like it could remotely remind me of the movie, I will give a shot. And that is why I picked up The Goblin King. Was the book anything like Labyrinth? No... well except for the part about th...
A "Beauty & The Beast" tale with some twists.
You know... at some point, you just get kinda tired at all the shifters and vampires. What an interesting idea. So we combine The Labyrinth with Beauty and the Beast (hope none of the readers have ever gotten near Celebrian...) and... Well, I kept looking at the cover to keep the mental image of...