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The Promised Queen - (Forgotten Empires) by Jeffe Kennedy (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 416

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Romance

Series Title: Forgotten Empires

Format: Paperback

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Fantasy

Author: Jeffe Kennedy

Language: English

Street Date: May 25, 2021
TCIN: 81227944
UPC: 9781250194350
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6548
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"Conrâi, former Crown Prince of Oriel, claimed the hand that wears the Abiding Ring, but the prophecy remains unfulfilled. Queen Euthalia of Calanthe returned to her island kingdom, but broken in mind and body. With the blood of war unleashing ancient terrors, Calanthe isn't the haven it once was. Lia must use her magical bond with Calanthe to save their people while Con fights to hold off the vengeful Emperor Anure and his wizards. Con and Lia will have to trust in each other--and in love--to fend off ultimate disaster."--Provided by publisher.



Book Synopsis



In The Promised Queen, the thrilling finale to Jeffe Kennedy's Forgotten Empires trilogy, the fate of the world hangs in the balance as Con, Lia, and their allies sacrifice everything in a final bid to destroy the corrupt empire.

Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas, the lush romantic fantasy world of the Forgotten Empires series will sweep you away.

Claim the hand that wears the ring, and the empire falls.

Conrí, former Crown Prince of Oriel, claimed the hand that wears the Abiding Ring, but the prophecy remains unfulfilled. Queen Euthalia of Calanthe returned to her island kingdom, but broken in mind and body. With the blood of war unleashing ancient terrors, Calanthe isn't the haven it once was.

Lia must use her magical bond with Calanthe to save their people while Con fights to hold off the vengeful Emperor Anure and his wizards. Con and Lia will have to trust in each other--and in love--to fend off ultimate disaster.



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Praise for the Forgotten Empires:

Kennedy's world building is attentive and luxurious in this middle volume of a trilogy ... Readers looking for a well-balanced blend of romance and fantasy with a gradually building relationship and ever-increasing stakes should give the series a try. - Booklist on The Fiery Crown

Kennedy's second in the 'Forgotten Empires' trilogy...does an excellent job of setting the stage for the conclusion. ...readers will be fascinated by the secrets revealed. - Library Journal on The Fiery Crown

A thrilling tale of two strong-willed souls discovering what is truly important to them. - Romance Junkies on The Fiery Crown

An enchanting world awaits in The Orchid Throne...With detailed world building and an intriguing cast of characters--especially a warrior woman and an enigmatic and amusing wizard--this captivating story will have readers holding their breath. - BookPage on The Orchid Throne

An exciting start to a new series. - All About Romance on The Orchid Throne

I highly recommend this for lovers of fantasy romance who like intricate but not overly complicated worldbuilding, strong characters, and exciting action packed scenes to go along with a sexy love story. - Harlequin Junkie (Top Pick) on The Orchid Throne

An immediately absorbing and original novel by an author with a distinctive and thoroughly reader engaging narrative storytelling style, The Orchid Throne by Jeffe Kennedy will become an immediate and enduringly popular addition to community library Fantasy Fiction collections. - Midwest Book Review on The Orchid Throne

The Orchid Throne was a moving tale of choices, fate, and loss ... Beautifully written and such a moving love story. - The Nerd Daily on The Orchid Throne

A captivating read that grows more engrossing with each chapter. - Romance Reviews Today on The Orchid Throne

This book is smart, sexy - smoldering, really - and so good! - Read a Romance Month on The Orchid Throne

A captivating fantasy romance by a writer who knows how to lure you in and hold your attention until the very end. The Orchid Throne is a fascinating fantasy romance novel that I did not want to end! - Lovely Loveday on The Orchid Throne

The Orchid Throne is a captivating and sensual fantasy romance you won't want to miss! High stakes. Remarkable worldbuilding. Unique and compelling characters. A slow-burn romance that'll make you combust." - Amanda Bouchet, USA Today bestselling author of The Kingmaker Chronicles

Jeffe Kennedy's The Orchid Throne is an epic tale of grand scope with its battles and political machinations, and above all, its relentless pursuit of hope in the face of suffering. Con and Euthalia, united in their goal of destroying a usurper emperor, are a perfect match for each other. A beautifully told story of loss, endurance, and abiding devotion from a master of fantasy romance. - Grace Draven, USA Today Bestselling Author of Phoenix Unbound

Captivating characters and lush descriptions transport readers to the perilous and passionate world of The Orchid Throne. Jeffe Kennedy weaves a potent tale of passion, prophecy, and political intrigue. - Jennifer Estep, New York Times bestselling author

"In Jeffe Kennedy's new book, The Orchid Throne, she offers fabulously intriguing world-building that combines sophisticated decadence with a brutal fight for survival, and sprinkled with a delicious dose of the otherworldly that is sure to delight romantic fantasy readers." - Thea Harrison, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

The Orchid Throne captures from the first page and doesn't let go as Jeffe Kennedy weaves a timeless tale of love and survival amidst a lush backdrop of teeming greed and deceit. You will fall for Lia and Con and root for them with every breath you take. This is a book that will linger in your thoughts for a very long time.- Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author




About the Author



Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning, best-selling author who writes fantasy with romantic elements and contemporary romance. She serves on the Board of Directors for Science Fiction Writers of America as a Director at Large.

Her recent works include the high fantasy trilogy The Chronicles of Dasnaria, in the same world as her award-winning fantasy series The Twelve Kingdoms and The Uncharted Realms. She is a hybrid author, and also self-publishes a romantic fantasy series, Sorcerous Moons. Her books have won the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Best Fantasy Romance of 2015 and won Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA(R) Award in 2017. The Dragons of Summer, a novella in The Uncharted Realms series, was also a RITA finalist in 2019.

She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with two Maine coon cats, plentiful free-range lizards and a very handsome Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

Jeffe can be found online at her website, every Sunday at the SFF Seven blog, on Facebook, on Goodreads and on Twitter.

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