The Circle by Ashlyn Daube
Series: The Heirs of Gorus, Book 1.
Approx. 14,270 words.
Published on September 12, 2013.
Life is hard in the country of Gorus. Once ravaged by an ancient war, Gorus’ future is dependent on its politics and the four families that rule them. Andrew is the firstborn of one such family. An heir of his country he has to follow the rules. He can never stray. And there are many rules and heir can break. Like being gay. Or falling in love with the son of your father’s rival.