Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams ChimaShadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima


byCinda Williams Chima

Hardcover | April 4, 2017

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From New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima, this is a thrilling story of the unfathomable costs of war, the allure of dark magic, and two principled and conflicted characters drawn together despite everything they stand to lose.

Alyssa ana’Raisa, the reluctant princess heir to the Gray Wolf throne of the Fells, feels more comfortable striking with a sword than maneuvering at court. After a brush with death, Lyss goes on the offensive, meaning to end the war that has raged her whole life. If her gamble doesn’t pay off, she could lose her queendom before she even ascends to the throne.

Across enemy lines in Arden, young rising star Captain Halston Matelon is being sent on ever more dangerous assignments. Between the terrifying rumors of witches and wolfish warriors to the north and his cruel king at home, Hal is caught in an impossible game of life and death. 

Lyss and Hal’s intricately linked fates become inseparable when they fall under the shadow of a new enemy—a force that threatens to extinguish the last rays of hope in the Shattered Realms.

Cinda Williams Chima was born in Springfield, Ohio in 1952. She received a BA in philosophy from the University of Akron in 1975 and a master's degree in nutrition from Case Western Reserve University in 1984. Before becoming a full-time author, she was a freelance contributor to numerous local and regional publications focusing on hea...
Title:ShadowcasterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.65 inPublished:April 4, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062380974

ISBN - 13:9780062380975


Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! I love the way she writes and develops her characters!
Date published: 2018-07-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Shadowcaster I like Ash better than Alyssa, but still good series.
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! Such a great author! I love the shattered realms novels as much as I loved the seven realms series! Loved the complexity of the characters, the adventure, the magic... can't wait for the next one!
Date published: 2018-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this Chima creates such wonderful characters and intricate plot lines that you can't help but keep reading. I love how everything is starting to come together. Such a fun book! #plumreview
Date published: 2018-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I really like it I really enjoy this author, and she didn't disappoint
Date published: 2017-06-25

Editorial Reviews

Essential for any epic-fantasy collection and catnip for lovers of the genre.