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Publisher's Summary

Book three of this adult fantasy series continues in this epic story inspired by the myth of King Midas, fae, fated romance, and insurmountable greed.

"I don't choose him. Not anymore. I'm choosing me".

King Midas made me the woman I am today. Notorious. Unattainable. His.

The thing about being confined is that you believe it’s to keep the bad out...Until you realize it’s about keeping you in.

I’m now in a strange kingdom surrounded by liars, with no allies of my own, but I won’t sit idly by and let myself wither. No, there’s something that’s bloomed from the pit of my repression. Something dark. Something angry.

But the last thing I expected was for my anger to call out to him. King Ravinger.

He’s sinister and powerful and entirely too seductive. I’ve learned my lesson with trusting manipulative kings, so why does my chest constrict every time he’s near? I need to tread carefully, or I’m at risk of losing much more than just my freedom.

Regret and revenge war inside of me, and I need to figure out a plan fast before I get tangled up in the schemes of kings and queens.

Because I won’t be caught in a cage again. No, this time, it’ll be me setting the trap...I just hope my heart comes out of this unscathed.

Please note: This is an adult fantasy series with dark elements that may be triggering, as well as explicit scenes.

©2021 Raven Kennedy (P)2022 Raven Kennedy

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It keeps getting better and better

This is the best book I’ve read read in a long time. I have no complaints, this was perfection.

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can't wait for #4

love this series and this author she is amazing. I can't wait for book 4 in the series and more great Books from Raven... PS. The Narrator one of the best.

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Narration Needs Help

While Ms Eden has a lovely voice someone please have her take elocution lessons. There are more mispronounced words in her work than I have ever heard in an audiobook.

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One of my favorite series

The story line. The character development. Just WOW. The male narrator was not it for me. Made my ears cringe. If you can get past that then the performance would be 5 stars.

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I first read this on kindle and loved it. I found the female narrator's sharp S sound to be very distracting. I'm not sure if that's a compression issue or a mic issue, but I had to be careful how high the volume went. I preferred the female's choice of tone for Midas over her tone for Slade which hurt my opinion of the performance again. This book is the best of the series so far. Even with the minor sound issues, this book is worth a listen. If you've made it to book 3 to read reviews, you'll love this one.

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The speed of the voices is so so slow.

I listen to a lot of audio books but this is the first time I had to speed up the reading speed to 1.2. They talk SO slow!

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Terrible reading

The performance is terrible. The reading is distracting and breathy. I couldn’t deal with it.

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The best so far! Spicy !

I’m glad I got into this series because this one is the best so far . Also, finally some spice ! Hot hot hot! The male narrator was great. The female narrator was plagued by many distracting mispronounced words. If you can just try to ignore her many mistakes, she’s tolerable.

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I don't ever leave reviews

As mentioned above, I don't ever write reviews. I was not sure if I would like this series, especially when I listened to the first book. I am so glad I pushed through. Give this series a chance, it is absolutely fantastic. Many trigger warnings, a lot of abuse.

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The story I’ve needed in this series

Auren is finally seeing all of Midas, and the reveal of her creature is necessary. The machinations of Midas is more than I could even guess, which is saying something. Slade is the bad boy Savior who takes the heat index up. Gleam truly brings the cautionary tale of Midas to a new and poignant place yet still has a plenty of side stories to keep it unique. I can’t wait for the next book in the Plated Prisoner series to find out what’s going to happen with Auren/Slade / the queenS / the seventh kingdom / the aftermath of the ball / and the other saddles. Definitely need to check the trigger warnings for yourself as this is a train wreck that is hard to look away from, and you need to know what you’re getting into beforehand. I wouldn’t recommend this for anybody who easily DNF’s books as there’s a lot of set up , but it is worth it . I think if you liked zodiac Academy or verity this would be a good fit for you. The spice level 🌶 ? I would put at a three out of five as it’s somewhere between fade to Black and graphic.