By Kiersten White
“Absolutely riveting.” —Alexandra Bracken, #1 New York Times bestselling writer of Passenger
This vividly rendered novel reads like HBO’s Game of Thrones . . . if it have been set within the Ottoman Empire. formidable in scope and intimate in execution, the story’s atmospheric surroundings is rife with political intrigue, with a deftly plotted narrative pushed through fiercely passionate characters and a fearsome heroine. lovers of Victoria Aveyard’s THE pink QUEEN and Sabaa Tahir’s AN EMBER within the ASHES won’t are looking to pass over this visceral, immersive, and captivating novel, the 1st within the and that i Darken series.
NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that manner. Ever given that she and her mild more youthful brother, Radu, have been wrenched from their native land of Wallachia and deserted through their father to be raised within the Ottoman courts, Lada has identified that being ruthless is the major to survival. She and Radu are doomed to behave as pawns in a vicious online game, an unseen sword soaring over their each stream. For the lineage that makes them distinct additionally makes them targets.
Lada despises the Ottomans and bides her time, making plans her vengeance for the day while she will go back to Wallachia and declare her birthright. Radu longs just for a spot the place he feels secure. And once they meet Mehmed, the defiant and lonely son of the sultan, who’s anticipated to rule a kingdom, Radu feels that he’s made a real friend—and Lada wonders if she’s eventually chanced on anyone valuable of her passion.
But Mehmed is inheritor to the very empire that Lada has sworn to struggle against—and that Radu now considers domestic. jointly, Lada, Radu, and Mehmed shape a poisonous triangle that traces the bonds of affection and loyalty to the breaking point.
From New York Times bestselling writer Kiersten White comes the 1st booklet in a depressing, sweeping new sequence during which heads will roll, our bodies should be impaled . . . and hearts might be broken.
“A darkish and twisty delusion . . . imagine Game of Thrones, yet with teens.”—Seventeen
“Sinister, suspenseful, and unapologetically feminist.”—Buzzfeed
“Will thoroughly spin you into over again and place.”—Bustle
“Takes no prisoners, supplying up brutal, emotional historic fiction.”—NPR.org
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And I Darken by Kiersten White