The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad is forced from the arms of her beloved husband, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once thought Khalid a monster—a merciless killer of wives, responsible for immeasurable heartache and pain—but as she unravelled his secrets, she found instead an extraordinary man and a love she could not deny. Still, a curse threatens to keep Shazi and Khalid apart forever. Now she’s reunited with her family, who have found refuge in the desert  where a deadly force is gathering against Khalid—a force set on destroying his empire… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexual assault
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Drugging
  • Blood & injury depiction including scars
  • Emesis
  • Death of a mother from illness
  • Sword & arrow violence
  • Kidnapping
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