Courting Darkness

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
544
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.5 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780358238386

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About the Author

Robin LaFevers was raised on a steady diet of fairy tales, Bulfinch's Mythology, and nineteenth-century poetry. It is not surprising she grew up to be a hopeless romantic. She is the author of over fourteen books for young readers, including the Theodosia series, and the Nathaniel Fludd series, among others.

Reviews

"Sharp and breathless, full of anger and strength. May the sequel hurry."--Kirkus, starred review

"A first-purchase gem of historical fantasy for high school and public libraries that will delight fans and engage newcomers."--School Library Journal, starred review

"LaFevers' sharply drawn characters, pointed storytelling, and intricate takes on political intrigue will once again have readers turning pages.... [T]here are few writers as fine at their craft as LaFevers."--Booklist, starred review

"LaFevers's blood-soaked, machination-riddled tale captivates as its fierce, passionate, intelligent female characters examine issues of agency and empowerment, freedom, and sisterhood."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"LaFevers yet again skillfully pulls from the history of the 15th century French-Breton War to create a richly developed world of political intrigue, while casting it with deeply relatable and fully fleshed out characters."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Alternating between Sybella's and Genevieve's voices, LaFevers maintains an intense pitch of intrigue: murders, assaults, romance, betrayals, and erotic encounters follow one after another with plenty of garrotes, swords, daggers, poisoned sewing needles, and the like."--The Horn Book Magazine