Rise of the Prince

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Rise of the Prince is the second book of the Pearseus series that has reached #1 on Amazon. You can download it now on Amazon! Don’t have a Kindle? You can read my books in virtually any format by using the FREE Amazon reading apps!

What Readers Say

“A well-paced, suspenseful page-turner”

“A cross between Game of Thrones and Dune”

“It will be hard to put this book down long enough to eat and sleep, never mind doing responsible things like going to work and taking care of the kids”

“[It] hits on those big archetypal themes of invasion, loss, leadership, death… and high tech. It gives the reader plenty of material for discussion.”

“Warning: May cause loss of sleep, lowered work productivity, and missed meals”

“Be warned: once you start reading it, you won’t be able to put it down!”

What is it about?

Justice without compassion is but tyranny 

“Pearseus does for ancient Greece what Game of Thrones did for Medieval England.”

The first book of the Amazon genre best-selling series.

Three hundred years after humans crash land on Pearseus, Styx, the Capital’s cruel ruler, learns of a dark prophecy: Cyrus, a young boy, will one day slay her. She imprisons him, but days before his execution he escapes with the help of the First, the planet’s native inhabitants. On their way to safety, nightmarish monsters attack. Cyrus flees, scared and alone, until a pair of First warriors rescue him and spirit him away to the mysterious Old Woman.

All Cyrus wants is to reunite with his family. But the Old Woman insists Cyrus is the foretold instrument in the First’s ancient war against a shadowy enemy who will stop at nothing to prevent him from fulfilling his destiny. Heart and mind war within Cyrus as he learns he must choose between his family and preventing humanity’s extinction.

Start reading Pearseus: Rise of the Prince on Amazon!

3 thoughts on “Rise of the Prince”

  1. Eee ok actually this book is totally my style, as all I read are fantasy books (and occasionally funny memoirs and graphic novels). I’ve been meaning to read this for awhile, but finally tonight I’m ordering it on kindle, and your children’s book in hardback! Excited to read them! 😀

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    • You… hardback… *wipes tears* I LOVE YOU, SARAH! SAAARAAH! I now have to fight your boyfriend for you! Oh wait, my wife’s calling; food is ready. Paid by AWESOME YOU! Cause you’re awesome!
      You: You’re more awesome!
      Me: Let’s not do this again, okay? Seriously, thanks though.
      You: Kay.


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