Originally Posted by owly
Just finished "Prince of Thorns" by Mark Larence.The main character is a 15-year old sociopathic prince who plans to unite the warring kingdoms of his world with a band of evil bastards and a lot of death and rape. The more his background is explained the more interesting it gets though. Think Fantasy Dexter.
Loving these books so far. There's so much more to the protag than [initially] meets the eye. Plus Lawrence can turn an excellent phrase or ten along the way. The OP should definitely check these out.