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Falling Kingdoms
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Falling Kingdoms
Falling Kingdoms Series, Book 1
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In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, three kingdoms grapple for power. Amidst betrayals, bargains, and battles, four young people find their fates forever...
In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, three kingdoms grapple for power. Amidst betrayals, bargains, and battles, four young people find their fates forever...
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  • In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, three kingdoms grapple for power. Amidst betrayals, bargains, and battles, four young people find their fates forever intertwined. Cleo: A princess raised in luxury must embark on a treacherous journey into enemy territory. Jonas: Enraged at injustice, a rebel lashes out against the forces of oppression that have kept his country impoverished—and finds himself the leader of a people's revolution centuries in the making. Lucia: A girl adopted at birth into a royal family discovers the truth about her past and the supernatural legacy she is destined to wield. Magnus: Bred for aggression and trained to conquer, a firstborn son begins to realize that the heart can be more lethal than the sword...

 

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  • Morgan Rhodes lives in Ontario, Canada. As a child, she always wanted to be a princess—the kind that knows how to wield a sharp sword to help save both kingdoms and princes. Instead, she became a writer. Along with writing, Morgan enjoys photography, travel, and reality TV, and is an extremely picky yet voracious reader of all kinds of books. Under another pen name, she's a nationally bestselling author of many paranormal novels.

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  • Publisher's Weekly

    December 24, 2012
    Writing under a pseudonym, author Michelle Rowan (the Demon Princess series) launches a planned series with this otherworldly epic about kingdoms on the brink of war. While the corrupt rulers of three realms plot the others' overthrow, key young people—Cleo, the flighty youngest daughter of the Auranian king; Magnus, the bitter son of the cruel king of Limeros; and Jonas, an angry peasant from Palesia whose brother was murdered by an Auranian nobleman—all chafe under the restrictions placed upon them by misguided elders. Relatively few action sequences and heavy dialogue slow the pacing, yet Rhodes maps an evocative and intricate world mythology. Readers will likely relate most to the numerous dysfunctional familial, political, and romantic relationships spawning from the labyrinthine network of kingdoms. Though characters' behaviors can be mechanical at times (Cleo's tears over an arranged marriage come across as perfunctory), the novel's blend of forbidden love, unruly royals, and ancient prophecy should draw in fantasy lovers who don't mind a touch of melodrama. Ages 12–up. Agent: Jim McCarthy, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.

  • Publishers Weekly "...Rhodes maps an evocative and intricate world mythology."

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