Dark Rise - C. S. Pacat (Hardcover)

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Barcode
9780062946140
Department
Books
Released
28 Sep 2021
Supply Source
USA

Book

Authors
C S Pacat
C. S. Pacat
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Quill Tree Books
Series
Dark Rise
Language
English
Number of Pages
400
Dimensions
229 x 152mm

Annotation

"Sixteen-year-old dock boy Will is on the run, pursued by the men who killed his mother. Then an old servant tells him of his destiny to fight beside the Stewards, who have sworn to protect humanity if the Dark King ever returns. Will is thrust into a world of magic, where he starts training for a vital role in the oncoming battle against the Dark"--

Summary

<p><strong>* Instant <em>New York Times</em> Bestseller * Indie Bestseller *</strong></p><p><strong>In this stunning new fantasy novel from international bestselling author C. S. Pacat, heroes and villains of a long-forgotten war are reborn and begin to draw new battle lines. This epic fantasy with high-stakes romance will sit perfectly on shelves next to beloved fantasy novels like the Infernal Devices series, the Shadow and Bone trilogy, and the Red Queen series.</strong></p><p>Sixteen-year-old dock boy Will is on the run, pursued by the men who killed his mother. Then an old servant tells him of his destiny to fight beside the Stewards, who have sworn to protect humanity if the Dark King ever returns. Will is thrust into a world of magic, where he starts training for a vital role in the oncoming battle against the Dark.</p><p>As London is threatened and old enmities are awakened, Will must stand with the last heroes of the Light to prevent the fate that destroyed their world from returning to destroy his own.</p><p>Like V.E. Schwab’s <em>A Darker Shade of Magic</em> and Shelby Mahurin’s <em>Serpent & Dove</em>, <em>Dark Rise</em> is more than just high intrigue fantasy—it’s fast-paced, action-packed, and completely surprising. Readers will love exploring the rich setting of nineteenth-century London. This thrilling story of friendship, deception, loyalty, and betrayal is sure to find a passionate audience of readers.</p>

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 10-12 Ages 15+
Dewey Classification
FIC