Three Dark Crowns
Fans of acclaimed author Kendare Blake’s Anna Dressed in Blood will devour her latest novel, a dark and inventive fantasy about three sisters who must fight to the death to become queen. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the... show more
Fans of acclaimed author Kendare Blake’s Anna Dressed in Blood will devour her latest novel, a dark and inventive fantasy about three sisters who must fight to the death to become queen. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose...it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins.The last queen standing gets the crown.
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-09-20
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Series: Untitled (#1)
It was weird. I loved this book; it was really macabre and gloomy. I was not expecting that at all but it was a great surprise. Three Dark Crowns is the story of triplets Queens, one poisoner, one elemental and one naturalist. They live apart until they turn sixteen, when each Queen will have to k...
[I received a copy of this book through Edelweiss.]This is the story of an island on which, every generation, three potential queens are born: one with the power to poison and resist toxins, the other to command elements, the third to befriend animals and make plants grow. On the 16th birthday, then...
I read this a while ago, I thought I had reviewed it. I even remember writing the review. I had this as an arc, maybe it was when booklikes was not being user friendly. This is young adult fantasy. It has some pretty dark themes. You have three sisters, triplets, each a potential queen. In order t...
This book was not at all what I was expecting. The summary is very misleading. It promised three queens that were all spectacularly gifted, but it didn't deliver. I felt kind of lied to. Lately, I seem to be picking up books that are incredibly slow in the beginning and then pick up pace about halfw...
Absolutely incredible writerly skill! Mad worldbuilding, complex POV and seamless plot - seriously, three+ primary viewpoints and distinct locations with their own unique rules and values... Killer. Thriller-paced epic fantasy with the emotional immediacy of YA and the complexity of literary fiction...
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