Queen in Exile

Queen in Exile

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Rumors of war hang over Princess Jeniah's peaceful country of Arden, a land that shuns both magic and warfare. Following a lifelong dream, Jeniah forms a telepathic bond with a revered creature called a chayim, who is prophesied to save her kingdom. But when a Darborian knight comes upon Jeniah with her chayim, he sees only a vicious monster about to devour a maiden, and he slays the beast. Devastated by the loss of her chayim, and fearing that her own magic is evil, Jeniah doubts her destiny. When and enemy invades Arden City, they slaughter the people, storm the castle, and execute the entire royal family except the princess. Rescued by the knight who slew her chayim, Jeniah is now heir to the throne of Arden and the only hope for freeing the people from tyranny..
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Product details

  • Paperback | 373 pages
  • 140 x 213 x 25mm | 522g
  • English
  • 1935217631
  • 9781935217633
  • 939,590

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1,039 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (375)
3 19% (199)
2 7% (69)
1 4% (38)

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This book is a new favorite! Writing this review makes me want to go back and read it again. It was so great! I'm gushing now. This could be Young Adult or Adult. It's borderline. Jeniah was 18 at the start but nineteen for the majority of the book and twenty at the end. The boy interest was definitely not a little boy. Kai was twenty-six and a powerful warrior brought from an ally country to Jeniah's country to train their troops. One little detail of Kai's character I loved was the way he treated his young squire. His kindness made me think highly of him. I wasn't sure I would like this book at the beginning. The chayim thing was weird to me at first, but I quickly grew to love the scenery, characters, plot . . . everything! I'm pretty sure I went through every emotion possible during this read. I laughed, sighed, and cried. I was terrified, relieved, and excited. It was as if I lived that year of Jeniah's life crammed into the two days it took me to read it. I love books that can take me on that journey of emotions. I recommend Queen In Exile to everyone! It has action AND romance. It doesn't get better than that.show more
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