For the Wolf

For the Wolf

3.65 (33,536 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.65 (33,536 ratings by Goodreads)

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The first daughter is for the Throne.
The second daughter is for the Wolf.

An instant NYT bestseller and word-of-mouth sensation, this dark, romantic debut fantasy weaves the unforgettable tale of a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the Wood to save her kingdom. But not all legends are true, and the Wolf isn't the only danger lurking in the Wilderwood.

As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose--to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in the hope he'll return the world's captured gods.

Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can't control, at least she knows that in the Wilderwood, she can't hurt those she loves. Again.

But the legends lie. The Wolf is a man, not a monster. Her magic is a calling, not a curse. And if she doesn't learn how to use it, the monsters the gods have become will swallow the Wilderwood--and her world--whole.

"If you ever wished Beauty and the Beast had more eldritch forest monsters and political machinations, this is the romance for you."―Alix E. Harrow, author of The Ten Thousand Doors of January

"A brilliant dark fantasy debut!" --Jodi Picoult, NYT bestselling author
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 38mm | 431g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0316592781
  • 9780316592789
  • 372,937

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"Eerie, earthy to its bones, and rife with elder magic. Hannah Whitten is one to watch."--Anna Bright, author of The Beholder
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About Hannah Whitten

Hannah Whitten has been writing to amuse herself since she could hold a pen, and sometime in high school, she figured out that what amused her might also amuse others. When she's not writing, she's reading, making music, or attempting to bake. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and children in a house ruled by a temperamental cat.
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3.65 out of 5 stars
- 33,536 ratings
5 21% (7,202)
4 37% (12,385)
3 29% (9,885)
2 9% (3,124)
1 3% (940)
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