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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library Y DEL (Text) 33500013201058 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y DEL (Text) 33500013201041 New Checked out 09/29/2020
Thief River Falls Public Library ya DEL (Text) 35500006270662 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525515913
  • ISBN: 0525515917
  • Physical Description: 374 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]

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Caledon Holt is the Kingdom of Renovia's deadliest weapon, the Queen's one and only assassin. He's also bound to the Queen by an impossible vow: to find the missing Deian Scrolls, the fount of all magical history and knowledge, stolen years ago by a sect called the Aphrasians. Shadow has been training all her life to become skilled enough to join the ranks of the Guild. Magic has been forbidden since the Aphrasian uprising, so Shadow has been learning to control her powers, hoping that one day she'll become an assassin as feared and revered as Caledon Holt. Forced to team up as assassin and apprentice to hunt down a new sinister threat to Renovia, Cal and Shadow uncover a shocking web of lies and secrets that may destroy everything they hold dear. -- adapted from jacket
"The Queen's Assassin is forced to take on a mysterious apprentice on his most dangerous mission yet, pulling them both into a vicious web of secrets and lies"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 November #2
    Queen Lilianna of Renovia finds herself widowed with a new infant daughter after her husband, King Esban, sacrificed himself trying to recover the Deian Scrolls from the villainous Aphrasian sect. Through a magic ceremony, Lilianna binds advisor Cordyn Holt to her, ensuring his loyalty—and that of his heirs—to the task of recovering the scrolls; Cordyn's son, Caledon, known for both his brains and brawn, inherits the task. When Cal is thrown together with Shadow, a would-be assassin with magical powers, their blossoming romance is frustrated by the reveal of Shadow's true identity as Princess Lilac, daughter of Queen Lilianna. Shadow and Cal alternate chapter narration; hers is first person while his is third person, a nice touch that expands characterization. De la Cruz's trademark tight construction, detailed world building, and action-packed romance are all at work in this sure-to-be-popular new series. Magic, romance, political intrigue, and costume description abound. It may be formulaic, but it's a lot of fun. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher&;s Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have topped USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and been published in more than twenty countries. She is best-known for her Blue Bloods series (with more than three million copies in print), The Descendants books based on the Disney Channel films, and the Witches of East End novels, which were turned into a two-season drama series on Lifetime Television. Melissa de la Cruz lives in West Hollywood with her husband and daughter.

Subject: Assassins > Fiction.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc. > Fiction.
Apprentices > Fiction.
Secrets > Fiction.
Assassins > Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers > Juvenile fiction.
Apprentices > Juvenile fiction.
Secrecy > Juvenile fiction.
Queens > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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