The Defiant Heir by Melissa CarusoThe Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso

The Defiant Heir

byMelissa Caruso

Paperback | April 24, 2018

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A spellbinding fantasy trilogy for fans ofThe Queen of the TearlingandThe Red Queen, where the political scion Amalia and her bound fire warlock Zaira undertake diplomacy and espionage to prevent a war.
Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, the seventeen Witch Lords must convene at a rare gathering to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to smother the growing flames of war, and she is prepared to make any sacrifice if it means saving Raverra from destruction.
Amalia and her bound fire warlock, Zaira, must go behind enemy lines, using every ounce of wit and cunning they have, to sway Vaskandar from war.
If they fail, it will all come down to swords and fire.

"Charming, intelligent, fast-moving, beautifully atmospheric. I couldn''t put it down." - Genevieve Cogman, author ofThe Invisible Library
"The best kind of fantasy." - Rosalyn Eves, author ofBlood Rose Rebellion
The Defiant Heiris the second novel in a spellbinding new fantasy series.
Swords and FireThe Tethered MageThe Defiant Heir
Melissa Caruso was born on the summer solstice and went to school in an old mansion with a secret door, but despite this auspicious beginning has yet to develop any known superpowers. Melissa has spent her whole life creating imaginary worlds, and in addition to writing is also an avid LARPer and tabletop gamer.She graduated with honor...
Title:The Defiant HeirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.5 inPublished:April 24, 2018Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316466905

ISBN - 13:9780316466905

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

"A gorgeous, fresh fantasy debut filled with political intrigue and ethical quandary.... Highly recommend."-Girls in Capes on The Tethered Mage