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The Priory of the Orange Tree - cover

The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Summary

The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle). 
 
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: 
AMAZON (Top 100 Editors Picks and Science Fiction and Fantasy) * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * BOOKPAGE * AUTOSTRADDLE 
 
A world divided. 
A queendom without an heir. 
An ancient enemy awakens. 
 
The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction--but assassins are getting closer to her door.  
 
Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic. 
 
Across the dark sea, Tané has trained all her life to be a dragonrider, but is forced to make a choice that could see her life unravel. 
 
Meanwhile, the divided East and West refuse to parley, and forces of chaos are rising from their sleep.

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