Little Saint Bride (Death and the Maiden, #1)
In the Kingdom of Minoa, a sacrifice of a virgin girl is given to the God of Death to try and appease the never-ending winter.
When Nerissa, a bold and willful young woman, volunteers to be the bride, she forfeits her human life. Along with her less-than-capable guard, Mercer, they make their way to the palace of the Underworld to meet her husband: the King of the Underworld, and Death himself.
However, Death's bitter foe has cursed him, so that he turns down each sacrifice, and spends his days awaiting the return of his lost love. Nerissa must play a dangerous game in order to get closer to him, and she soon learns there are fates far worse than Death...
- 92587 words
- About 370 pages