Kingsbane

· The Empirium Trilogy Book 2 · Sourcebooks, Inc.
4.9
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About this ebook

Book two in the New York Times bestselling dark fantasy series, the Empirium Trilogy!

Two queens, separated by thousands of years, connected by secrets and lies, must continue their fight amid deadly plots and unthinkable betrayals that will test their strength—and their hearts.

Rielle Dardenne has been anointed Sun Queen, but her trials are far from over. The Gate keeping the angels at bay is falling. To repair it, Rielle must collect the seven hidden castings of the saints. Meanwhile, to help her prince and love Audric protect Celdaria, Rielle must spy on the angel Corien—but his promises of freedom and power may prove too tempting to resist.

Centuries later, Eliana Ferracora grapples with her new reality: She is the Sun Queen, humanity's long-awaited savior. But fear of corruption—fear of becoming another Rielle—keeps Eliana's power dangerous and unpredictable. Hunted by all, racing against time to save her dying friend Navi, Eliana must decide how to wear a crown she never wanted—by embracing her mother's power, or rejecting it forever.

Perfect for those looking for:

  • Epic fantasy with stunning and elaborate world building
  • Teen fantasy books for girls
  • Strong complex female characters
  • An immersive series with an intricate magic system
  • Friendship and teen romance books

The Empirium Trilogy:

  • Furyborn (Book 1)
  • Kingsbane (Book 2)
  • Lightbringer (Book 3)

Praise for Furyborn:

A BuzzFeed Most Anticipated Title of Spring 2018

A Goodreads Most Anticipated Title of Spring 2018

A Bustle Most Anticipated Title of Spring 2018

"A must-read." —Refinery29

"A series to watch." —Paste Magazine

"Visionary." —Bustle Magazine

"One of the biggest new YA fantasies." —Entertainment Weekly

"Empowering." —BuzzFeed

"Beautiful, brutal, heart-stopping, and epic." —Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of Strange the Dreamer and the Daughter of Smoke and Bone saga

4.9
9 reviews
Maya M.Y.
December 30, 2021
Why? Why for the love of Gods? Oh, it's so much worse when it's reversed. It took me hours to recover after reading this ending. I can’t say more and not give a spoiler though I wish I could.
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This book left me ready to read the sequel, so it definitely deserves plenty of praise. I really enjoy the world of this fantasy novel, which the author has clearly spent considerable time creating ...
Third-party review
I am thoroughly enjoying this series by Legrand, and can't wait for the third! I'm kicking myself for starting them so early, because now I have to wait longer for the next one. I love that this one ...

About the author

Claire Legrand is the author of several novels for children and young adults, most notably The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, Some Kind of Happiness, Winterspell, and The Empirium Trilogy. Claire lives in New Jersey. Visit claire-legrand.com.

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