Prince of Dogs

Prince of Dogs

by Kate Elliott


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Prince of Dogs by Kate Elliott

Set in an alternate Europe where bloody conflicts rage, the second book of the Crown of Stars epic fantasy series chronicles a world-shaking conflict for the survival of humanity

Sanglant—the Prince of Dogs, King Henry’s bastard son; though believed dead by all who could succor him, he is being held captive in the city of Gent by Bloodheart, the Eika warlord. Cursed by his mother’s blood with an inability to die, he struggles to maintain the last shreds of his sanity in the hope rescue may yet come….
Liath—now a King’s Eagle, and still grieving over Sanglant, she strives to unlock the secrets of the past while seeking to evade the traps set for her by an obsessively ambitious man. But even a post in King Henry’s court offers her little protection from those determined to claim the forbidden knowledge she has hidden….
Alain—raised in humble surroundings but now proclaimed a Count’s heir, he is increasingly troubled by visions of the enemy he befriended and the Lady of Battles who he’s sworn to serve. A man who desires nothing more than peace, he is about to be thrust into the heart of war with the Eika….
Fifth Son—least favored child of Bloodheart, he has returned to the lands of his own people to build an army to do his father’s bidding. If he survives this mission, he will become a force to be reckoned with….
And even as King Henry continues his progress through his troubled realm, defeating rebellious lords and gathering their promises of troops to use at Gent, Sanglant, Liath, Alain, and Fifth Son are fighting their own battles against almost overwhelming odds. Only time will tell who will prove triumphant as all are caught up in the dangers and turmoil of a world at war.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756414221
Publisher: DAW
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Series: Crown of Stars Series , #2
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 8.02(h) x 1.63(d)

About the Author

Kate Elliott’s credits include the Nebula finalist novel, King’s Dragon, its sequels, Prince of Dogs, The Burning Stone, Child of Flame, and The Gathering Storm; her groundbreaking DAW science fiction series, The Novels of JaranJaran, An Earthly Crown, His Conquering Sword, and The Law of Becoming; and her magnificent fantasy collaboration with Melanie Rawn and Jennifer Roberson, The Golden Key. She now lives in Hawaii with her husband, three children, and a dog. She can be found at

Table of Contents

Part 1Divination by Thunder
IThe Music of War31
IIIn the Shadow of the Mountains63
IIIThe Cloister87
IVOn the Wings of the Storm147
Part 2Caput Draconis
VThe Hand of the Lady171
VIThe Children of Gent198
VIIBelow the Moon221
VIIIThe Harvest239
Part 3The Ornament of Wisdom
IXThe Winter Sky271
XA Deer in the Forest306
XIThe Souls of the Dead363
XIIReading the Bones389
Part 4Seeker of Hearts
XIIIA Glimpse Beyond the Veil429
XIVA Swirl of Dangerous Currents462
XVThe Fury of the Eika520
XVIThe Unseen Chain563

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Prince of Dogs (Crown of Stars #2) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was absolutely unbelievable. I love the characters and the plot, but some parts are a little lengthy, especially talking about the stars and heavens, though it is interesting. THe characters could be better expressed, but of course loving Terry Goodkind, i tend to expect too much for characters
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was an unbelievable book, i hadn't read anything better since Terry Goodkind (and god have i been looking and reading a lot) Its an unbelievable storyline with the greatest events, but the characters could use a little help. No character can surpass Sanglant, he is the epidemy of the perfect fantasy character (well, not exactly but still......), and my problem was that he was not in the book as much as i would have liked even though the book was titled after him. The rest of the characters are defintely interesting, and have very realistic human flaws, which is truly hard to find in hard core fantasy books..........overall this book was great
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was definitely well researched and written. I enjoyed every minute of it. This is certainly a book that I will read again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This whole series was surprisingly good, definitely a case of "don't judge a book by its cover." Multiple cultures and lands interact, and the rich histories of these cultures becomes more apparent as the story progresses. I found the protagonist's reaction to trauma to be much more realistic than many fantasy books, where once the action is over, the effects seem to be forgotten. I would recommend the entire Crown of Stars series.
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