Briarheart

Briarheart

3.62 (16 ratings by Goodreads)
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Miriam may be the daughter of Queen Alethia of Tirendell, but she's not a princess. She's the child of Alethia and her previous husband, the King's Champion, who died fighting for the king, and she has no ambitions to rule. When her new baby sister Aurora, heir to the throne, is born, she's ecstatic. She adores the baby, who seems perfect in every way. But on the day of Aurora's christening, an uninvited Dark Fae arrives, prepared to curse her, and Miriam discovers she possesses impossible power.

Soon, Miriam is charged with being trained in both magic and combat to act as chief protector to her sister. But shadowy threats are moving closer and closer to their kingdom, and Miriam's dark power may not be enough to save everyone she loves, let alone herself.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 138 x 222 x 33.02mm | 480.81g
  • Little, Brown Young Readers
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 0759557454
  • 9780759557451
  • 12,830

Review quote

"A gentle "Sleeping Beauty"-inspired tale of teens training to defend a baby princess."--Kirkus Reviews
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About Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey is the acclaimed author of over fifty novels and many works of short fiction. In her "spare" time she is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Mercedes lives in Oklahoma with her husband and frequent collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.
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Rating details

16 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 19% (3)
4 31% (5)
3 44% (7)
2 6% (1)
1 0% (0)
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