The Chasm: A New Adult Enemies to Lovers Dystopian Fantasy Romance

· Madion War Trilogy Book 2 · Sun's Golden Ray Publishing
4 reviews

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From award-winning author S. Usher Evans comes a luscious tale of forbidden love, survival, and overcoming the odds. Fans of Mary Pearson's Kiss of Deception and Marie Rutkowski's The Winner's Curse will fall in love with this magicless fantasy romance, featuring a prince and pilot from warring nations who become stranded on an island.  

Four months after Prince Galian was discovered alive on a remote island, he's adjusting slowly to life at the hospital under the Kylaen media's glare. His promises to Theo remain unfulfilled as fear of his father keeps him from taking concrete action. And the more he learns about the machinations in Kylae, the less sure he is that it's possible to make a difference.

Across the great Madion Sea, Major Theo Kallistrate struggles to navigate the tricky political waters of Rave's presidential staff. To make positive change for her people, she must remain relevant and interesting to the Raven media and to the president. When he asks her to deliver a speech on her supposed two-month imprisonment at Mael, she's not sure she can stomach the lies.

The Chasm is S. Usher Evans' breathtaking, fast-paced follow-up to The Island, which readers say is "not to be missed."

Keywords: fantasy romance, dystopian fantasy romance, enemies to lovers, human heroine, hero redemption, anti-hero, hate to love, magicless fantasy, pilot, prince, royal fantasy romance, action adventure, survival romance, action adventure romance, new adult fantasy romance, new adult fantasy, fantasy new adult, new adult & college romance, Girls and Women’s Issues, Survival Stories

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4 reviews
December 23, 2016
After reading The Island, which mainly takes place, well, on an island, the switch to The Chasm was definitely a change of pace. The main characters, Theo and Galian, were mainly the only characters we encountered in the first book, so I already knew and loved them both. But in The Chasm, a whole new cast of characters is introduced and expanded upon. And I LOVED IT. I found myself so connected to the characters that I cried when they cried, laughed when they laughed. I absolutely adored meeting the people that brought Theo and Galian well as those that brought them pain. I actually think I enjoyed The Chasm just a teensy bit more that The Island. Meeting so many wonderful characters really sucked me in and sold me on this story. I am really looking forward to seeing what happens to all of these beloved characters in the final book in the trilogy, The Union, which releases on Valentine's Day 2017!
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Theresa Snyder
February 17, 2017
Theo and Galian are back in their own countries, which are still at war. Both are trying to find ways to end the war. Like the first book, it's told from alternating point of views, which I really like. In this book, we see both characters grow, from feeling helpless to do anything to finding there is something they can do. Of course there is the love!!! Being kept separated so long, 'does he still love me' 'does she still love me' .... then the Prince Galian manages to find a way for them to be together again! *SWOON* (I don't normally swoon, but this one, yes, it got to me!!!) of course there's more to the war and we do get some history as to what's it's going on. More politics, corrupt government, etc... As always, I couldn't put this book down!!! I liked this book even better than the first, so now I'm really looking forward to the next book: The Union!!! (less)
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Aidan jway
September 3, 2022
brought both hard and online copies
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