|Format||Release Date||List Price||Your Price||ISBN|
|10 Audio CDs||Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 UTC 2013||59.99||59.99||9781629230542||Add to Cart|
Part 1 of the Falling Kingdoms series.
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...
"...Rhodes maps an evocative and intricate world mythology." - Publishers Weekly
"Skillful world building and descriptive but not flowery prose allow the complex and layered plot, as well as the strong characters, to take center stage of this expansive epic." - Booklist
"...[a] complexly wrought tale of war, rebellion, and magic...vaguely echoes George R. R. Martin." - School Library Journal
"Falling Kingdoms will gut you emotionally. It will make you ache, cry, and beg for the sequel as you turn the last page. I absolutely loved it." - Julie Kagawa, New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Queen
"This triple-layered tale of bloodshed, heartbreak, and tangled court intrigue kept me turning pages until very late into the night." - Lesley Livingston, award-winning author of Wondrous Strange