A kingdom teetering on the brink of destruction. A king
gone missing. Who will survive? Find out in the highly anticipated
sequel to Jennifer A. Nielsen''s blockbuster The False
Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination
attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war
are winding their way between the castle walls, and Jaron feels the
pressure quietly mounting within Carthya. Soon, it becomes clear
that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. But
the further Jaron is forced to run from his identity, the more he
wonders if it is possible to go too far. Will he ever be able to
return home again? Or will he have to sacrifice his own life in
order to save his kingdom?
The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes
readers on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and
peril, as they journey with the Runaway King!