The Defiant Heir

The Defiant Heir

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'Charming, intelligent, fast-moving, beautifully atmospheric' Genevieve Cogman on The Tethered MageAcross the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to stifle the growing flames of war, and she is ready to make any sacrifice if it means saving Raverra from destruction.Amalia and Zaira must go behind enemy lines, using every ounce of wit and cunning they have, to sway Vaskandar from war. Or else it will all come down to swords and fire.'A beautifully written political fantasy drama full of courtly intrigue, powerful enemies and phenomenal magic potential. I raced through this exquisite debut in three days and adored it' Fantasy Book Review on The Tethered Mageshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 126 x 198mm
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 035651062X
  • 9780356510620
  • 877,779

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With a rich world, political intrigue, and action that keeps you turning pages, The Tethered Mage is classic fantasy with a fresh voice -- Jeff Wheeler on THE TETHERED MAGE Engaging and entertaining with intrigue, a good pace, and strong characters. Zaira and Amalia are bright, bold heroes in a smartly constructed world -- James Islington on THE TETHERED MAGE An enchanting voice and an original world you won't want to leave -- RJ Barker on THE TETHERED MAGE The Tethered Mage is a riveting read, with delicious intrigue, captivating characters, and a brilliant magic system. I loved it from start to finish! -- Sarah Beth Durst on THE TETHERED MAGE Intricate and enticing as silk brocade. Caruso's heroine is a strong, intelligent young woman in a beguiling, beautifully evoked Renaissance world of high politics, courtly intrigue, love and loyalty - and fire warlocks -- Anna Smith Spark on THE TETHERED MAGE Charming, intelligent, fast-moving, beautifully atmospheric, with a heroine and other characters whom I really liked as people. (I overstayed my lunch break in order to finish it.) I would love to read more set in this world -- Genevieve Cogman on THE TETHERED MAGEshow more

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