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The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A Nielsen (from a Two Thumbs Up reviewer)

by McNally Robinson - Friday, Feb 02, 2018 at 8:53pm

Kestra Dallisor has been exiled from Highwyn for 3 years, but she is called back by her father, who serves Endrick the powerful and cruel leader of Antora, who also has very powerful magic. On her way back, she gets captured by the Coracks, a rebellion that wants to destroy Endrick. They want her to get the Olden Blade for them, the only weapon that can destroy Lord Endrick. They take Kestra’s servants and threaten to kill them if she doesn’t obey. The Coracks give her 2 Coracks as servants in exchange, Simon and Trina. The Coracks want the blade so that they can choose an Infidante that will claim the blade and kill Lord Endrick. The Infidante will be Halderian and also will choose the new ruler of Antora. Will Kestra get the Olden Blade for the Coracks? Or will she refuse to give it to them? Find out by reading The Traitor’s Game!!

I liked this book because it was full of adventure and mystery. But at some parts I didn’t really want to keep reading because it was boring. If you don’t really like deaths I suggest you don’t read this book because there were a lot of deaths in it. But at some parts it was really interesting and I wanted to keep reading. I give this book 4.5 out of 5 stars.

- Jiyoo, a Two Thumbs Up reviewer

The Traitor's Game will be available February 27.

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Two Thumbs Up Kids

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Hearts and loyalties collide in this electrifying new YA series from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen. Nothing is as it seems in the kingdom of Antora. Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile in the Lava Fields, but that won't stop her from being drawn back into her father's palace politics. He's the right hand man of the cruel king, Lord Endrick, which makes Kestra a valuable bargaining chip. A group of rebels knows this all too well -- and they snatch Kestra from her carriage as she reluctantly travels home.The kidnappers want her to retrieve the lost Olden Blade, the only object that can destroy the immortal king, but Kestra is not the obedient captive they expected. Simon, one of her kidnappers, will have his hands full as Kestra tries to foil their plot, by force, cunning, or any means necessary. As motives shift and secrets emerge, both will have to decide what -- and who -- it is they're fighting for.Jennifer A. Nielsen introduces us to an unforgettable new heroine in this epic tale of treachery and intrigue, love and deceit.