The Lily and the Crown by Roslyn Sinclair

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 5 customer ratings
(5 customer reviews)

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Author: Roslyn Sinclair


Ariana “Ari” Geiker lives an isolated life on an imperial space station commanded by her father. The skilled, young botanist rarely leaves her living quarters, where she maintains an elaborate garden. When an imperious older woman is captured from a pirate ship and given to her as a slave, Ariana’s perfectly ordered life is thrown into chaos. Her nameless slave is watchful, intelligent, dangerous, and sexy, and seems to know an awful lot about tactics, star charts, and the dread, marauding pirate queen, Mir. What happens when the slave also reveals an expertise in seduction to her innocent mistress?

The Lily and the Crown is a lesbian romance about daring to risk your heart with someone you shouldn’t.

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Publication Date

December 2017


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978-3-95533-943-2 (mobi), 978-3-95533-944-9 (epub), 978-3-95533-945-6 (pdf)


Ylva Publishing

5 reviews for The Lily and the Crown by Roslyn Sinclair

  1. Mishael
    Rated 5 out of 5


    I loved this book!
    I enjoyed it as an unpublished work, and now that it was expanded and enhanced into a book, it was even better.
    I am not a fan of alternate universes; yet with The Lily and the Crown, I was immersed in a galactic empire that felt very much real.
    I was moved by the story and the blossoming of Arianna through the love of Mír. A love that brought out the humanity in Mír herself. At times I teared up and noticed how I slowed my reading so that I could savor the journey.
    Their love scenes were hot, erotic and sexy and never felt out of place in the story or written for cheap thrill.
    As an extra bonus, this is an age gap love story in which the age difference is a non factor. We are speared the “will they / won’t they” push pull or the agony of “too old for you” that bogs down so many other stories,(bravo to the author for that).
    I recommend this book and hope others enjoy it as much as I did.

    I received an ARC of this book from the publisher (YLVA) in exchange for an honest review.

  2. Susan L Carr
    Rated 5 out of 5


    Yay! The Devil Wears Prada fan fiction comes to print. Maybe it’ll become the new Fifty Shades of Grey.

  3. Ana Leamaro
    Rated 5 out of 5


    Free ARC copy in exchange for a honest review

    I loved this book!
    It’s the first book I’ve read from this author and I loved it. The story is very well constructed as well as the characters. Ariana naive and idealist, Mir, the hard heart of someone who had a very though life. This is a SY-FY book somewhere in space and time where a wrotten Empire is falling apart unable to move forward and living stuck in old traditions, prejudice and propaganda. Does it sound familiar?
    Anyway the book is very good, I couldn’t stop until the end and I’m looking forward for the sequel.

  4. Karola
    Rated 5 out of 5


    ***free ARC
    At first I struggled with some words for some things in this out of space world. But the longer I read the better the story was. The shy, introvert Ariana and the proud Mír are becoming lovers through circumstances no one expects. I even had to hold back a tear, while reading how Ariana felt thinking Mír had died. All in all I really enjoyed this book. And I really hope for a sequel.

  5. ZeroLilow
    Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    A joy to read. All the updated scenes were wonderful. It filled out the story nicely and brought more depth to the characters and setting. The sex scenes are steamy and bring with them all the butterflies, nerves, and excitement of sexual/romantic firsts. This author excels at inner monologue and perception. Really it is because of this more then anything that I find myself going back to her stories time and time again.

    I really enjoyed the dynamic between the two main characters. I found Ari’s innocence, stubbornness, and intelligence completely endearing. And well… is there anything better then thawing an ice queen??


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