Vlad the Impaler. Radu the Handsome. Mehmed the Conqueror. Except that Vlad, the brutal prince is now Lada, the brutal princess. And Lada, Radu, and Mehmed are locked in a poisonous triangle with their ruthless ambition second only to their love for one another. Epic in scope and intimate in execution, the novel will examine the atrocities we commit in the name of country, passion, and religion. Heads will roll. Bodies will be impaled. And hearts will be broken. Set in 15th-century Romania with historically accurate details, And I Darken is the first book in a cinematic, epic, fast-paced trilogy, told from alternating povs of siblings Lada and Radu.