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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library Y ROS (Text) 33500013280490 New Checked out 09/23/2020
Moorhead Public Library Y ROS (Text) 33500013280508 New In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062471413
  • ISBN: 0062471414
  • Physical Description: 458 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"Halcyon faces a fifteen-year sentence after being charged with murder, so her younger sister Evadne offers to carry part of her sentence and tries to uncover the truth behind the supposed crime along the way"-- Provided by publisher.
Halcyon has been serving in the queen's army. When she reunited with her sister Eavdne earlier than expected, Eva knows something has gone terribly wrong. Halcyon is on the run, hunted by her commander-- and charged with a terrible crime. Halcyon's life is spared, but is sentenced to five years in the quarry and five years serving the family she wronged. Eva volunteers to serve part of the sentence, determined to absolve her sister. -- adapted from jacket
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 up. HarperTeen.
Grades 10-12. HarperTeen.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
    Ross' romantic stand-alone fantasy follows two sisters who come together to save their queen from an insidious enchantment. Seventeen-year-old Evadne hasn't seen her older sister, Halcyon, in years, not since Halcyon left their olive grove to become a hoplite in the Legion. Halcyon's return visit should be a joyous occasion, but instead she is put on trial for murder by her commander, Lord Straton. Evadne, sure there's more to the story, volunteers to share Halcyon's sentence. While Halcyon is sent to manual labor, where she runs afoul of a cunning traitor, Evadne serves Straton's household. Straton's son Damon, a mage, recruits her to continue Halcyon's secret mission: locating a divine relic that could free Queen Nerine from an evil mage's control. Ross' heroic epic is vividly inspired by ancient Greece, down to its poetic language. Evadne and Halcyon's relationship is a joy, as they find strength and bravery in their love for each other. While the story lacks suspense, as difficult and dangerous situations are often resolved quickly, it revels in intricate plotting, political intrigue, and fascinating divinity-based magic. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Relics > Juvenile fiction.
Prisoners > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Gods > Juvenile fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Relics > Fiction.
Gods > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Fantasy.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Epic.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / Medieval.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Siblings.
Gods.
Magic.
Relics.
Sisters.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Fantasy fiction.

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