Fire and Thorns

Fire and Thorns

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 23/08/2012
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Synopsis

Princess Elisa is a disappointment to her people. Although she bears the Godstone in her navel, a sign that she has been chosen for an act of heroism, they see her as lazy and useless and fat. On her sixteenth birthday, she is bartered off in royal marriage and shipped away to a kingdom in turmoil, where her much-older-and extremely beautiful-husband refuses to acknowledge her as his wife. Devastated, Elisa decides to take charge of her fate and learn what it means to bear the Godstone. As an invading army threatens to destroy her new home, and everyone at court manoeuvres to take advantage of the young princess, Elisa becomes convinced that, not only is her own life in danger, the whole world needs saving. But how can a young girl who has never ridden horseback, never played the game of politics, and never attained the love of a man save the world? Elisa can't be sure, but she must try to uncover the Godstone's secret history before the enemy steals the destiny nestled in her core.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780575099159
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 308g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 132 x 28 mm

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Fire and Thorns
Great book
Great book. I wasn't sure at first if I liked the style of writing but the storyline had me hooked and I couldn't put it down. This book has everything - l... READ MORE
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Fire and Thorns
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This book has a wonderful story great characters and a strong heroine. I was a bit unsure if this book would be for me before i started, but soon found i w... READ MORE
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Fire and Thorns
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Engaging storyline; intelligent, well rounded and relatable characters - and best of all, a kickass heroine! I finished this book in one day because I coul... READ MORE
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