Frostblood by Elly Blake
  

Frostblood

Written by Elly Blake
Part of the The Frostblood Saga Series

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The first in a page-turning young adult series perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen and S.J. Maas's Throne of Glass. Enter a world where fire and ice are mortal enemies...Ruby is a Fireblood. In a land ruled by frost, her very existence is a crime. She's spent her whole life in hiding. Until the day Frostblood soldiers raid her village and kill her mother. The day she swears to avenge her people. She must travel deep into the heart of the enemy, to the court of the Frost King, with only the mysterious warrior Arcus - a Frostblood rebel - by her side. But with alliances between flame and ice strictly forbidden, is Arcus friend or foe? Ruby will only have one chance to destroy the maniacal ruler who took everything from her. But she has no idea just how hot her fire will burn...

Synopsis

Frostblood by Elly Blake

In a land governed by the cruel Frostblood ruling class, seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has spent most of her life hiding her ability to manipulate heat and light - until the day the soldiers come to raid her village and kill her mother. Ruby vows revenge on the tyrannous Frost King responsible for the massacre of her people.

But Ruby's powers are unpredictable...and so are the feelings she has for Arcus, the scarred, mysterious Frostblood warrior who shares her goal to kill the Frost King, albeit for his own reasons. When Ruby is captured by the Frost King's men, she's taken right into the heart of the enemy. Now she only has one chance to destroy the maniacal ruler who took everything from her - and in doing so, she must unleash the powers she's spent her whole life withholding. Frostblood is set in world where flame and ice are mortal enemies - but together create a power that could change everything.

Reviews

Compelling characters, a fascinating world and an exhilarating story beautifully wrought in this must-read debut -- Eve Silver, author of the Game series

With a fierce and vibrant world, richly drawn characters, a steamy romance, and page-turning twists, Frostblood has all the elements of a great fantasy -- Morgan Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen Kingdoms series

Fast-paced and brimming with magic and intrigue, Frostblood will keep you frozen in place until the last page and then leave you burning for more. -- Lori M. Lee, author of the Gates of Thread and Stone series

This enchanting and fast-paced debut lights up the page with magic, romance, and action. Readers will be eagerly anticipating the next book in the series Booklist

Plenty of action and fiery frosty mayhem... If Red Queen and Frozen had a lovechild it would look very much like Frostblood Liz Loves Books

All fans of fantasy need to get their hands on this book! -- One Night Bookstand Blog

'One of my favourite reads of the year and one of my favourite books of all time Mike Reads Books

Oh my God, this book is phenomenal. I couldn't put it down. In true epic fantasy fashion this book is filled to the brim with magic, intrigue and politics. You will fall head over heels and be unable to read fast enough.' K-Books

A riveting YA fantasy series debut in which darkness vies with light, and ice with fire...powerful and passionate Shelf Awareness

'OK! Did NOT WANT FROSTBLOOD TO END! Can I PLEASE HAVE THE NEXT BOOK RIGHT NOW' Stephanie Elliott, author of Sad Perfect

The well-crafted mythology and mystical elements are perfectly balanced with fast-paced action and heart-fluttering romance. -- Karen McManus, author of One of Us is Lying

Frostblood is so good! Full of fantasy and action and romance. Alexandra Ott, author of Rules for Thieves

About the Author

Elly Blake loves fairy tales, old houses, and owls. After earning a BA in English literature, she held a series of random jobs before finding her ideal job as a writer and part-time library assistant. She lives in Southwestern Ontario with her husband, kids, and a lively Siberian Husky mix with definite Frostblood tendencies.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Author

Elly Blake
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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Publication date

4th May 2017

ISBN

9781473635180

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