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- DescriptionThe New York Times Bestseller! This vividly rendered vel reads like HBO s Game of Thrones . . . if it were set in the Ottoman Empire. Ambitious in scope and intimate in execution, the story s atmospheric setting is rife with political intrigue, with a deftly plotted narrative driven by fiercely passionate characters and a fearsome heroine. Fans of Victoria Aveyard s THE RED QUEEN, Kristin Cashore s GRACELING, and Sabaa Tahir s AN EMBER IN THE ASHES won t want to miss this visceral, immersive, and mesmerizing vel, the first in a trilogy. NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has kwn that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious game, an unseen sword hovering over their every move. For the lineage that makes them special also makes them targets. Lada despises the Ottomans and bides her time, planning her vengeance for the day when she can return to Wallachia and claim her birthright. Radu longs only for a place where he feels safe. And when they meet Mehmed, the defiant and lonely son of the sultan, who s expected to rule a nation, Radu feels that he s made a true friend and Lada wonders if she s finally found someone worthy of her passion. But Mehmed is heir to the very empire that Lada has sworn to fight against and that Radu w considers home. Together, Lada, Radu, and Mehmed form a toxic triangle that strains the bonds of love and loyalty to the breaking point. From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes the first book in a dark, sweeping new series in which heads will roll, bodies will be impaled . . . and hearts will be broken. From the Hardcover edition.
- Author BiographyKIERSTEN WHITE is the New York Times bestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy; the dark thrillers Mind Games and Perfect Lies;The Chaos of Stars; and Illusions of Fate. She also coauthored In the Shadows with Jim Di Bartolo. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, which, in spite of its perfection, spurs her to dream of faraway places and even further away times. Visit Kiersten online at kierstenwhite.com and follow @kierstenwhite on Twitter.
- Author(s)Kiersten White
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2016
- ImprintRandom House US Audio
- Weight249 g
- Width130 mm
- Height150 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Read byFiona Hardingham
- Contained items statement11 Audio CDs
- Format DetailsCD standard audio format
- Running Time810
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