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Jennifer A. Nielsen - Elliot and the Pixie Plot
An entire floor of St. Phobics Hospital for Really Scared Children has been set aside just for readers of this book. You may wish to take a minute before you start reading and reserve yourself a bed there. As you read, you may begin to understand myctophobia (mic-tofo- be-a), or the fear of darkness. However, do not expect this book to help you with arachibutyrophobia (a-rak-i-something-be-a), the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. If you can't get yourself to St. Phobics, then get every lamp, flashlight, and lantern you can find and drag them into your bedroom. Turn them all on. You'll need them until you're certain there is nothing lurking in the dark. At least, that's what Elliot wishes he had done.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Shadow Throne
One war. Too many deadly battles. Can a king save his kingdom, when his own survival seems unlikely? War has come to Carthya. It knocks at every door and window in the land. And when Jaron learns that King Vargan of Avenia has kidnapped Imogen in a plot to bring Carthya to its knees, Jaron knows it is up to him to embark on a daring rescue mission. But everything that can go wrong does. His friends are flung far and wide across Carthya and its neighbouring lands. In a last-ditch effort to stave off what looks to be a devastating loss for the kingdom, Jaron undertakes what may be his last journey to save everything and everyone he loves. But even with his lightning-quick wit, Jaron cannot forestall the terrible danger that descends on him and his country. Along the way, will he lose what matters most? And in the end, who will sit on Carthya's throne? Rousing and affecting, Jaron's adventures have thrilled and moved readers in The False Prince and The Runaway King. Journey once again with the Ascendant King of Carthya, as New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen brings his story to a stunning conclusion with The Shadow Throne.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Traitor's Game
Nothing is as it seems in the kingdom of Antora. Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile in the Lava Fields, but that won't stop her from being drawn back into her father's palace politics. He's the right hand man of the cruel king, Lord Endrick, which makes Kestra a valuable bargaining chip. A group of rebels knows this all too well -- and they snatch Kestra from her carriage as she reluctantly travels home. The kidnappers want her to retrieve the lost Olden Blade, the only object that can destroy the immortal king, but Kestra is not the obedient captive they expected. Simon, one of her kidnappers, will have his hands full as Kestra tries to foil their plot, by force, cunning, or any means necessary. As motives shift and secrets emerge, both will have to decide what -- and who -- it is they're fighting for. Jennifer A. Nielsen introduces us to an unforgettable new heroine in this epic tale of treachery and intrigue, love and deceit.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Shattered Castle
Acclaimed author Jennifer A. Nielsen brings her signature twists and high-stakes action to the fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Ascendance Series! King Jaron has outwitted the Prozarians and returned to his own kingdom with one secret in his pocket that not even his friends know about. He's hoping that secret will help him finally bring stability to Carthya. But a surprise attack on his own land -- on the castle itself -- reminds Jaron that nothing is easy. The Prozarian Monarch threatens to crumble Jaron's entire kingdom. And that's not the only thing in danger: With old enemies and new rumors circling around him, even Jaron's relationship with Imogen is uncertain. This former False Prince will need his best tricks and many allies at his side to hold Carthya together.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Deceiver's Heart
In this sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller The Traitor's Game, Kestra Dallisor has finally gained possession of the Olden Blade. With the dagger in her control, she attempts to destroy the tyrannical Lord Endrick. But when Kestra fails, the king strips her of her memory, and leaves her weak and uncertain, bound to obey him. Heartbroken, Simon is desperate to return Kestra to the rebel she was, but refuses to use magic to heal her. With untrusting Coracks and Halderians threatening to capture and kill her, and war looming on the horizon, Kestra and Simon will have to learn to trust each other again if they have any hope of surviving. But can a heart once broken ever be healed? The Deceiver's Heart marks a stunning return to Jennifer A. Nielsen's gorgeously rendered world of Antora and all its treachery and magic.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Wrath of the Storm
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen delivers the action-packed conclusion to her magical Mark of the Thief trilogy! Trouble has a way of seeking out Nicolas Calva, and it's not likely to leave him alone any time soon. With Caesar's magic bulla, the Malice of Mars, and the possibility of a Jupiter Stone in play, all the powers of Rome are circling Nic. He'll have to maneuver his way through scheming government officials and reawakened magical beasts to save the Empire. Can he manage to keep his friends and family safe, claim his own freedom once and for all, and rescue the Empire -- before the magic gets the better of him? With twists and turns on every page, critically acclaimed author Jennifer Nielsen weaves an epic, action-packed conclusion to her extraordinary Mark of the Thief trilogy.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - El rey fugitivo
Tras superar una cruel competición a vida o muerte e innumerable intrigas, Sage tomó el trono. Unas semanas después, un intento de asesinato pondrá en peligro su vida y la seguridad del reino. A su alrededor se disparan los rumores de una posible guerra dentro de las murallas de Carthya. La única posibilidad de Sage para salvar el reino es desertar, dejar el trono y convertirse en el rey fugitivo.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Elliot and the Last Underworld War
WARNING: If you care at all for planet Earth, you will pay very close attention to the lessons inside these pages. We usually ask you to run away from dreadful things. But now, you are warned to turn the pages as fast as you can read them. You must know what happens inside this book to learn whether Earth gets destroyed. Because let's face it—that would be a bad thing. As King of the Brownies, Elliot has battled Goblins, tricked Pixies, and trapped a Demon. But now, that Demon has escaped and he's ready for revenge. Elliot will face a challenge unlike any he's seen before. The Last Underworld War is about to begin...
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Scourge
As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison turned refuge -- and quarantine colony -- for the ill. The Scourge's victims, Ani now among them, can only expect to live out short, painful lives there. However, Ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. She's been caught in a devious plot, and, with the help of her best friend, Weevil, Ani means to uncover just what is actually going on. But will she and Weevil survive long enough to do so?
Jennifer A. Nielsen - El falso príncipe
La amenaza de una guerra civil se cierne sobre el reino de Carthya. En su particular intento por evitarla, Conner, un noble de pocos escrúpulos, traza un arriesgado plan: dar con alguien capaz de suplantar al príncipe desaparecido y coronarlo rey. En su empeño, Conner forzará a cuarto huérfanos a competir entre ellos por el trono. Solo uno podrá ser elegido, el resto morirá. Cuando no puedes confiar en nadie, hay secretos más poderosos que la mayor de las traiciones.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Elliot and the Goblin War
WARNING! As of today, there are only 7 CHILDREN who have ever read this book and lived to tell about it. 95 CHILDREN successfully read the first chapter, but upon beginning chapter 2, they started BLABBERING in some language known only as "flibberish." 38 CHILDREN made it halfway through this wretched book before they began SUCKING THEIR THUMBS THROUGH THEIR NOSES. If you're VERY BRAVE, perhaps you are willing to TAKE YOUR CHANCES. Be sure that you have told your family who gets your favorite toys if you DO NOT SURVIVE this book. Read it now, IF YOU DARE. But don't say you haven't been warned, for this is the story that unfolds the MYSTERIES OF THE UNDERWORLD.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Shadow Throne - Az Árnytrón
Egy háború. Túl sok véres csata. Vajon megmentheti-e a király az országát, ha a saját túlélése is kétséges? A háború elérte Carthyát. Az ország minden ajtaján és ablakán bekopogtat. És amikor Jaron megtudja, hogy Vargan király elrabolta Imogent, hogy térdre kényszerítse Carthyát, az ifjú király felismeri: az ő feladata, hogy vakmerő mentőakcióba fogjon. Ám minden, ami elromolhat, az el is romlik. Barátai szétszóródtak Carthyában és a környező országokban. Utolsó, kétségbeesett próbálkozásként, hogy megóvja országát a pusztulástól, Jaron elindul talán utolsó útjára, hogy megmentsen mindent és mindenkit, akit csak szeret. Ám még pengeéles esze sem elég ahhoz, hogy elhárítsa a hatalmas veszélyt, ami őt és országát fenyegeti. Vajon útközben elveszti azt, ami a legfontosabb? És a végén vajon ki foglalhatja el Carthya trónját? "Egy nagyszerű sorozat végtelenül izgalmas lezárása." - _Ashley Ferguson, amazon.com_ "Képtelen voltam letenni. A sorozat mindhárom kötete minden egyes oldalával megragadta a figyelmemet. Nagyszerű olvasmány, korra való tekintet nélkül." - _Brenda Benoit, amazon.com_ Jaron izgalmas és lehengerlő kalandjai számos olvasót érintettek meg és hoztak lázba _A hamis herceg_ és _A szökött király_ című kötetekben. Kísérd el útjára Carthya hatalmas királyát! A New York Times bestsellerszerzője, Jennifer A. Nielsen lenyűgöző befejezést kanyarít történetének _Az Árnytrón_ban!
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Runaway King
A kingdom teetering on the brink of destruction. A king gone missing. Who will survive? Find out in the highly anticipated sequel to Jennifer A. Nielsen's blockbuster THE FALSE PRINCE! Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls, and Jaron feels the pressure quietly mounting within Carthya. Soon, it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. But the further Jaron is forced to run from his identity, the more he wonders if it is possible to go too far. Will he ever be able to return home again? Or will he have to sacrifice his own life in order to save his kingdom? The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes readers on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with the Runaway King!
Jennifer A. Nielsen - A Night Divided
From NYT bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west. With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city. But one day, while on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Then, when she receives a mysterious drawing, Gerta puts two and two together and concludes that her father wants Gerta and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Warrior's Curse
The stunning third book in Jennifer A. Nielsen's New York Times bestselling Traitor's Game series! Simon and Kestra are hurtling down paths ever farther from each other as the battle for control of Antora rages. Simon, newly king of the Halderians, is pressed on all sides by royal duties. Harlyn Mindell is his betrothed and intended queen, but Simon can't give up hope for a life with Kestra. Kestra, exiled, feels her magic growing -- and despite everyone's warnings, she knows she must embrace it. That power is the key to the kingdom's future. Both still strive to defeat the evil Lord Endrick, but danger awaits them on the murky road forward. And is a common enemy enough to help them survive -- or to carry them back to each other? Jennifer A. Nielsen delivers breathtaking twists and shocking revelations in an epic and action-packed third installment of The Traitor's Game.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Resistance
Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference. Using forged papers and her fair features, Chaya becomes a courier and travels between the Jewish ghettos of Poland, smuggling food, papers, and even people. Soon Chaya joins a resistance cell that runs raids on the Nazis' supplies. But after a mission goes terribly wrong, Chaya's network shatters. She is alone and unsure of where to go, until Esther, a member of her cell, finds her and delivers a message that chills Chaya to her core, and sends her on a journey toward an even larger uprising in the works -- in the Warsaw Ghetto. Though the Jewish resistance never had much of a chance against the Nazis, they were determined to save as many lives as possible, and to live -- or die -- with honor.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The False Prince - A hamis herceg
Egy merész terv borzalmas útra és az árulás szélére sodor egy árva fiút. Carthya királysága polgárháború szélén áll. Hogy egyesítse a széthúzó népet, Conner, egy nemesember a királyi udvarból, ravasz tervet eszel ki: kitanít egy árva fiút, hogyan adja ki magát a király rég elveszett fiának, és bábhercegként trónra ülteti. Négy árva verseng a szerepért, köztük a makacs Sage is. Sage tudja, hogy Conner szándékai nem éppen nemesek, de mivel saját élete is cérnaszálon függ, nem tehet sokat – el kell érnie, hogy Conner őt válassza, vagy nem kerül ki élve a kalandból. Ahogy Sage az omladozó árvaházból Conner bámulatos birtokára kerül, egyre több hazugságra és árulásra derül fény, míg végül az igazság is kiderül, ami Conner minden tervénél veszélyesebbnek bizonyulhat. Hihetetlen kaland tele veszéllyel, izgalommal és hazugsággal. Az utolsó oldalig fogva tartja az olvasót. "Letehetetlen." - _The New York Times Book Review_ "Kaland, rejtély és feszültség bombabiztos elegye." - _Horn Book_ "Remek könyv volt, és alig várom, hogy a kezembe kaparintsam a következő kötetet. A humor, a kaland és az izgalom tökéletes keverékét nyújtotta. Megérte megvenni!" - _me, amazon.com_
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Rise of the Wolf
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen brings a new dose of adventure and thrills to ancient Rome in the second book of her magical Mark of the Thief trilogy! Nic may have escaped enslavement in the mines outside of Rome, but his troubles are far from over. The Praetor War--the battle to destroy Rome from within--is in full force, and Nic is caught in the crossfire. The secretive Praetors are determined to unlock a powerful amulet--one sure to bring the empire to its knees. Worse, the Praetors believe Nic holds the key to finding this amulet, and they will stop at nothing to steal it, even if that means harming the people Nic holds most dear. When the Praetors capture Nic's mother, Nic knows he must do anything to save her. He challenges the Praetors to a chariot race. If he wins, they will release his mother. But if he loses, he must hand over a magic that will certainly destroy Rome and end his own life. Can Nic once again harness his magic and gather the strength to defeat his enemies? Or will he lose his mother and bear witness to Rome's destruction?
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Runaway King - A szökött király
A királyság a pusztulás szélén áll. A király eltűnt. Ki éli túl? Alig pár héttel az után, hogy elfoglalta a trónt, egy gyilkossági kísérlet veszélyes helyzetbe kényszeríti Jaront. A készülődő háborúról szóló pletykák beszivárognak a kastély falain belülre, Jaron pedig érzi a Carthyára lassan rátelepedő feszültséget. Hamarosan rá kell jönnie, csak akkor mentheti meg királyságát, ha lemond a trónról. De minél távolabb kényszeríti a sors a palotától, annál többet gondol arra, hogy vajon nem megy-e túl messzire? Visszatérhet-e valaha? Vagy fel kell áldoznia saját életét, hogy megmentse országát? A _Hatalom-trilógia_ második része igazi hullámvasút, tele árulással és gyilkossággal, izgalommal és veszéllyel. Kövesd a hős királyt! "_A szökött király_ pont az a fajta könyv, ami ráveszi a nem túl lelkes olvasókat, hogy előkapják a zseblámpát, és késő éjjelig olvassanak a takaró alatt." - _Deseret News_ "Remek! Az egyik legjobb könyv, amit valaha olvastam. Tömve van akcióval, feszültséggel és függővégekkel. Lenyűgöző!" - _Marci Chappel, Amazon.com_ "Már jó ideje nem olvastam olyan könyvet, amit nem bírtam letenni. Alig várom a harmadik kötetet!" - _Mike C., Amazon.com_
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Mark of the Thief
When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing the lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds much more than gold and gemstones: He discovers an ancient bulla, an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the Gods -- magic some Romans would kill for. Now, with the deadly power of the bulla pulsing through his veins, Nic is determined to become free. But instead, he finds himself at the center of a ruthless conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and spark the Praetor War, a battle to destroy Rome from within. Traitors and spies lurk at every turn, each more desperate than the next to use Nic's newfound powers for their own dark purposes. In a quest to stop the rebellion, save Rome, and secure his own freedom, Nic must harness the magic within himself and defeat the empire's most powerful and savage leaders.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The False Prince
THE FALSE PRINCE is the thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger and deceit and hidden identities that will have readers rushing breathlessly to the end. In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword's point -- he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. But Sage's rivals have their own agendas as well. As Sage moves from a rundown orphanage to Conner's sumptuous palace, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit unfold, until finally, a truth is revealed that, in the end, may very well prove more dangerous than all of the lies taken together. An extraordinary adventure filled with danger and action, lies and deadly truths that will have readers clinging to the edge of their seats.
Jennifer A. Nielsen - Words on Fire
Danger is never far from Audra's family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian -- they have banned Lithuanian books, religion, culture, and even the language. But Audra knows her parents are involved in something secret and perilous. When Cossacks arrive abruptly at their door, Audra's parents insist that she flee, taking with her an important package and instructions for where to deliver it. But escape means abandoning her parents to a terrible fate. As Audra embarks on a journey to deliver the mysterious package, she faces unimaginable risks, and soon she becomes caught up in a growing resistance movement. Can joining the underground network of book smugglers give Audra a chance to rescue her parents?
Jennifer A. Nielsen - The Captive Kingdom
In a peaceful Carthya, Jaron leads as the Ascendant King with Imogen beside him -- but the peace he fought so long for is not destined to last. On a routine sea voyage, Jaron's ship is brutally attacked, and he is taken hostage. The mysterious captors and their leader, Jane Strick, accuse Jaron of unthinkable acts. They are also in possession of some shocking items -- including the crown and sword that belonged to Jaron's older brother, Darius. The items unearth a past Jaron thought he had put behind him. Though it seems impossible, Jaron must consider: Could Darius be alive? And what does Strick want from Jaron? Against his will, Jaron will be pulled back into a fight for the throne -- and a battle to save his kingdom.
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