The Dawn of the Cursed Queen

The latest sizzling, dark romantasy book in the Gods & Monsters series!

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Pub Date 28 May 2024 | Archive Date 31 May 2024
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'Amber's series breaks the rules in the best way. Her main character is strong, capable, and unapologetically powerful. There is no damsel here. This story is filled with fast-paced action, an in-depth world, and a romance that goes from simmer to boil. If you like romantasy, read this!' RAVEN KENNEDY

'A wicked ride from beginning to heart shattering end. Leaving me literally screaming for more. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough to get more our morally corrupt heroine who you can't help but root for, along with the giggle inducing banter between her and the heroic god Samkiel' HANNAH NICOLE MAEHER

'Once in a while I read a series that reminds me of just why I love enemies to lovers, slow burn, and morally grey characters so much. Gods and Monsters is that series. This is perfection. Amber Nicole's Dianna is the FMC of my soul' NISHA J. TULI


Ask her what she ripped from the very heavens.
And then ask her if she cares.

Betrayed and bloodied, The Hand has failed. After a desperate battle, Nismera, the Goddess of War, now rules the realms as the last remnants of Samkiel's power spill across the sky.

Desperate to keep Samkiel safe after almost losing him, Dianna is willing to give up everything to protect him, even if that means sacrificing their relationship itself. But that's not a risk Samkiel is willing to take, even as the stakes grow ever higher.

The one true king is poised to return, but when the dust settles, who will truly rule?

Don't miss the first two books in this series, THE BOOK OF AZRAEL and THE THRONE OF BROKEN GODS!

⭐ Readers can't get enough of Samkiel and Dianna! ⭐

'This was a wild ride that kept me on my toes, broke my heart thouroghly and made me cry so much, a story of mourning and love. I can't wait for book 3' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'An emotional rollercoaster . . . I honestly wish I could read these books again and again for the first time. And I need to mention the stunning writing- it's hard to make an almost 900 page book feel so epic and to flow as easily as it does, but Amber does it so incredibly well. I'm just so blown away by everything in this series . . . I'm SO excited for the next book and can't wait to be back in this world!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'The Throne of Broken Gods shattered me into little tiny pieces, I am fully broken but I absolutely loved every second of it. I cried so much and felt so many emotions that I have never felt before . . . My only question is when is the third book coming out? . . . This was a brilliant, perfect and extraordinary book, that I'm going to recommend to everyone, because everyone needs to read this miracle!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'I cannot say enough positive things about this book . . . Amber Nicole is a freaking genius . . . Dianna is one of the best FMCS ever written and the journey she goes on if phenomenal . . . This book was everything! . . . I say I consumed this masterpiece but really it consumed me!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'This sequel was everything I could have wished for and more. . . . Amber's worldbuilding is utter perfection. The intricate plot, world, history- amazing!! The multiple POV's, the back stories we get and views of the events of the first book... these were EVERYTHING! This book gets ALL the love, stars, whatever because it utterly deserves it!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐


'Amber's series breaks the rules in the best way. Her main character is strong, capable, and unapologetically powerful. There is no damsel here. This story is filled with...

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Title: The Dawn of the Cursed Queen by Amber V. Nicole

Release Date: May, 28th, 2024

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The Dawn of the Cursed Queen by Amber V. Nicole delves deeper into a world where gods and monsters clash. Following the aftermath of betrayal and bloodshed, Nismera, the Goddess of War, now reigns supreme, leaving Dianna and Samkiel in a precarious position.

As tensions rise and loyalties are tested, the true ruler of the realms hangs in the balance. In this captivating instalment, the author masterfully blends non-stop action, intense angst, and fiery romance.

Amber V. Nicole's skilful world-building and unique storytelling captivate readers, making this a must-read addition to the series. I literally could not put it down!

I cannot express how much I love and devoured this series! Highly recommend for anyone looking for a romantasy series packed with action and morally grey characters.

Thank you to The Publisher ARC provided by Headline | Headline Eternal, The Author Amber V. Nicole & NetGalley for an advanced reader copy (ARC) in exchange for my honest review.

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Another outstanding addition to the series by Amber V. Nicole, every time I read her books it leaves you wanting more!

I'm obsessed with this series, it's action packed with lots of romance and twists that'll keep you gripped throughout

Thank you so much for the ARC, I can't wait for the next 🤍

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✨ARC Review✨

Crying. Screaming. Throwing up.

First off, thank you so much for this ARC copy to review.

This was my most anticipated read of 2024 and it was everything I could have hoped for.

I’d like to state that Dianna is one of my favourite written FMCs to this day. Her strength, reasoning and pure devotion to the people she cares about, all with an edge of how truly bad ass she is, is unmatched (I hope I grow up to be like her one day).

When people write about how much they love fictional men, I like to think they are just talking about Samkiel, because I certainly am, (he’s absolute filth, which helps).

Together this couple has my entire heart and soul, I don’t think I’ve ever rooted for a couple as strongly as these two.

The different POVs in this just hit so well, and gave so many insights into the characters that I have grown to adore in this series and added new ones to that list that I never thought would be there 👀 The plot driven with this narrative is so wonderfully done, 800 pages flew by and now I’m sat heartbroken because of the waiting for book four to be released.

The third book has completely cemented my adoration and love for this entire series. Well done Amber V. Nicole for writing one of the best fantasy series I’ve read in years 👏

I beg of you, if you’ve not started this series… THIS is your sign.

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Compared to book 2 this was such an happy read 😆 I was prepared for increasing amounts of trauma but thankfully I was given cute couples moments, loads of POV getting to know more characters, some sad moments as well as even more points that PROVE my theories are right 🤭 This book was action packed but tame in terms of density compared to the previous books. Each book definitely has very specific themes and are very distinguishable.

I thoroughly enjoy Amber's writing and I'd read her shopping list if given the chance, I think her style makes it easy to understand what's happening while giving plenty of description.

This book was definitely the most spicy out of the books so far, not only because of the amount of spice but also because of what happens in the scenes.

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