Kingdom of ash and briars: A Nissera Novel

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A stunning fantasy inspired by familiar fairytales, complete with cursed princesses, thieves-turned-soldiers, and an orphan girl transformed into an immortal, shapeshifting heroine. The Nissera Chronicles start here . . . "One of the best books I've ever read."--C.J. Redwine, New York Times best-selling author of The Shadow Queen "A world both terrifying and wonderful."-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Welcome to Nissera, land of three kingdoms and home to spectacular magic. Bristal, a sixteen-year-old kitchen maid, finds herself in a gritty fairy tale gone wrong when she discovers she has elicromancer magic in her blood. Elicromancers are an ancient breed of immortal people, but only two remain in Nissera after a bloody civil war. Bristal joins their ranks without knowing that one of them has a dark secret . . . Tamarice is plotting a quest to overthrow the realm's nobility and take charge herself. Together, Bristal and Brack must guard the three kingdoms of Nissera against Tamarice's black elicromancy. There are princesses to protect, royal alliances to forge, and fierce monsters to battle--all with the hope of preserving peace. With clever homages to Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty , and the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, Hannah West makes a fast-paced, exciting, and wholly original debut. The Nissera Chronicles continue with Fields of Fire , a short story set against the events of Kingdom of Ash and Briars , and Realm of Ruins , a gripping companion novel.
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870L
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series The Nissera Chronicles
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subject_facet Characters and characteristics in literature -- Fiction, Characters in literature -- Fiction, Duty -- Fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Shapeshifting -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Kingdom of ash and briars
title_full Kingdom of Ash and Briars A Nissera Novel, Kingdom of ash and briars / Hannah West
title_short Kingdom of ash and briars
title_sub A Nissera Novel
topic_facet Characters and characteristics in literature, Characters in literature, Duty, Fantasy, Folklore, Identity, Identity (Philosophical concept), Romance, Shapeshifting, Young Adult Fiction