Once Upon a Broken Heart ARC Review.
Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber
Evangeline Fox was raised in her beloved father’s curiosity shop, where she grew up on legends about immortals, like the tragic Prince of Hearts. She knows his powers are mythic, his kiss is worth dying for, and that bargains with him rarely end well.
But when Evangeline learns that the love of her life is about to marry another, she becomes desperate enough to offer the Prince of Hearts whatever he wants in exchange for his help to stop the wedding. The prince only asks for three kisses. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’s pledged. And he has plans for Evangeline that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy…
Stephanie Garber, the author of the Caraval series, has given us another new series set in the same world. This book starts in the city of Valenda.
A mortal seeks the help of the Prince of Hearts to help her win back her lover and whom she believes to be her true love, who is now marrying her stepsister. In exchange, he asks for three kisses to use on whomever he wants and whatever time he sees fit. Oh, how we all will be swooning after Jacks. He is utter perfection.
This book is written, from the mortal Evangeline's perspective with Stephanie's unique writing style with her attention to detail she guides us through this wondrously lyrical tale of magic, romance, and intrigue.
With perfect pacing and the twists and turns in this book, you will not want to put it down.
The ending is a perfect one for a first book in the series and keeps you wanting more without having a terrible book hangover from a major cliffhanger.
I am so in love with this new series already and know that this book will be a much loved and adored one.
Parents are dead,