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Summary

Everyone knows that the Tower of Alexis is impregnable...but Emily intends to prove them wrong.

The Kingdom of Zangaria has finally started its descent into civil war. King Randor has declared martial law, imprisoned the pregnant Crown Princess Alassa in the Tower of Alexis, and started preparations for a first strike against his enemies. The time has come for everyone to choose a side.

Emily has arrived in Alexis with the intention of freeing Alassa before her father can have her executed. But as Emily and her friends are drawn into a maelstrom of rebellious factions and crown loyalists and of commoners trying to escape the chaos and noblemen trying to make it worse, they find themselves faced with an insolvable problem.

If they manage to liberate Alassa - and put her on the throne - will there be anything left of Zangaria for her to rule?

©2018 Christopher G. Nuttall (P)2018 Podium Publishing

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Amazing story can't wait for the next one

Amazing story can't wait for the next one I hope she takes voids offer and what about the vow to the fairys

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Beware this is not in the usual format

The first half of the book is the complete novel , the second half is just a recap of the first adding bits missed out, this makes it only about 7hrs not the stated length.

The narrator is the usual one which I suggest you slow down to 0.75 speed as she's unlistenable at full speed.

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  • 30-09-18

this series isn't what it used to be

A lot of the same phrases and anecdotes from previous books about the commoners and nobles get reused. I keep hoping the main story will continue or Em and Co. will start setting up thier own power base. I feels like its stagnant. Em has not much in the way of char growth or story growth.

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  • Alan
  • 21-12-18

I skipped several chapters and didn't miss much

When I can skip multiple chapters and still not miss any of the plot, the book is at best a 3 start to me. Performance was very good and Nuttall is one of my favorite authors so I will be back to read the next in the series.

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  • Jordan
  • 27-09-18

that Epilogue was awesome!

the most excited I've been for the next book to come out since Past Tense.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-10-18

Another good book

I definitely enjoyed the book, the way the action and scenarios worked out was satisfying. I find that Christopher Nutall is able to write different stories that tackle new and different themes with this one being no different. So I imagine if you've made it this far you'll enjoy the book too. The ending was quite something.

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  • faye velitsko
  • 21-09-18

wow perfection again

fantastic, a must read series, I have everyone reading this series. so hard waiting for the next book. like saying no to great chocolate, it's not gonna happen...

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  • bud
  • 15-09-21

language

The language was to strong-to many f words and to much cursing to enjoy

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  • Dale R. Cozort
  • 02-07-21

A lot of twists in this one. It kept surprising me

The last couple of books foreshadowed trouble for Emily's old friends. The trouble comes to.The fore in a 3 or maybe 4 way civil war between the king, his daughter, rebellious nobles, and maybe the commoners, fed up with misrule.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-10-20

awesome book

kind of slow to start off but once the action starts you'll wanna keep reading

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  • Eric & zack
  • 12-06-20

My favorite book so far

This book left my jaw dropped. There was such a big "no f******* way" moment that I honestly didn't see coming.

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  • Bugpop
  • 28-01-20

An embarrassment

I've listened to many of Christopher Nuttall's books and I've been happy with A Learning Experience, Zero Enigma, Bookworm, and Schooled in Magic series.

Why was this book released?

The beginning was great, the end was great, but the middle is barely a rough draft. It's more like an outline that was filled in with dialigue. The plot is pushed along by the narrative and the writing was weak. Emily and her friends are extremely clever, I can't understand why they had to be pushed along helplessly through events they had no control over.

Tavia Gilbert was excellent as usual.