Shadow Crown By Kristen Martin
Shadow Crown is a fantasy novel in Shadow Crown Series by Kristen Martin, published in 2017.
A spellbinding new series from the international Amazon bestselling author of the The Alpha Drive trilogy, Kristen Martin.
Perfect for fans of Marie Lu and George R.R. Martin, this gripping action-packed first book in a new series is impossible to put down!
For most people, the act of killing is intangible. Unfathomable.
But not for seventeen-year-old Arden Eliri.
Having been involved in Cruex assassination attempts as a mere child, killing is a natural disposition for her. Growing up without parents, in a castle ruled by an iron-fisted king, is the furthest thing from a fairy tale, as is being forced into the Cruex, the king’s group of hand-selected assassins. But with each passing year, she comes to enjoy the act of killing more and more.
Kill or be killed–she chooses the former.
A decade ago, King Darius Tymond banished The Caldari–those who practice illusié, or old magick–from Trendalath Kingdom, ensuring that no Caldari will ever step foot in his kingdom again. But Arden discovers otherwise after a dual-assigned mission goes horribly awry. Even more startling, she discovers that she may have more in common with the Caldari than she’s been led to believe.