Now I Rise by Kiersten White

Now I Rise

Written by Kiersten White
Part of the The Conqueror's Trilogy Series

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Empires will topple, thrones will be won ...and souls will be lost. The mind-blowing sequel to And I Darken, described by Buzzfeed as 'A dark, gritty, and seriously badass epic' is a sweeping Ottoman-inspired historical adventure. Starring the inimitable anti-princess Lada, the dagger-wielding drama of her story is perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Victoria Aveyard.

Our Reader Reviewers loved the first book in The Conqueror's trilogy, And I Darken. Here's what they said - 'Honestly, And I Darken truly is an epic tale - I’m just glad it’s only the first of a trilogy!' and 'I don't even know where to begin with this book other than it is the best book of 2016 so far and possibly my life!' Read more here.

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Now I Rise by Kiersten White

Lada Dracul has no allies and no throne. After failing to seize the crown she believes is hers, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her. Filled with a white-hot rage, she storms the countryside terrorizing the land. But brute force isn't getting her what she wants. And thinking of Mehmed, the sultan she might have been in love with, brings little comfort to her thorny heart. She left him before he could leave her. Lada needs her brother Radu's subtlety and skill. But Mehmed has sent him to Constantinople as his reluctant spy. Radu longs for his sister's fierce confidence but for the first time in his life, he rejects her unexpected plea for help. Torn between loyalties to faith, to the Ottomans, and to Mehmed, he knows he owes Lada nothing. If she dies, he could never forgive himself, but if he fails in Constantinople, will Mehmed ever forgive him?


Praise for And I Darken

A dark, gritty, and seriously badass epic that will have you dying for more ... required reading for every feminist fantasy fan Buzzfeed

Epic and intense ... fans of dark history [will be] hooked from the outset. Think Game of Thrones transported to the Ottoman Empire

It's delicious

Fierce and dark ... A superb offering

Lada - so ugly and mean that readers will adore her - stubbornly rejects gender roles ... and the characters ... benefit from complex motivations and an unconventional love triangle. Addictive intrigue Kirkus

About the Author

KIERSTEN WHITE is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels for teens. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, which, in spite of its perfection, spurs her to dream of faraway places and even further away times.

Kiersten White is the author of Paranormalcy.

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480 pages
Interest Age: From 12 to 17 years


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Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

3rd July 2017




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