The Chosen Prince-Diane Stanley

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This spellbinding tale, set in ancient Greece and based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, is the story of two princes—one chosen, one lost—and a mysterious girl on a magical island, all of them caught in a great web of destiny.

On the day of his birth, Prince Alexos is revealed to be the long-awaited champion of Athene. He grows up lonely, conscious of all that is expected of him. But it turns out that being a champion is not about fame and glory—it’s about sacrifice and courage.

 

Alexos follows the course of his destiny through war and loss and a deadly confrontation with his enemy to its end: shipwreck on a magical, fog-shrouded island. There he meets the unforgettable Aria, and faces the greatest challenge of his life.


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