The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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Orbit, Feb 25, 2010 - Fiction - 432 pages
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Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle with cousins she never knew she had. As she fights for her life, she draws ever closer to the secrets of her mother's death and her family's bloody history.

With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Yeine will learn how perilous it can be when love and hate - and gods and mortals - are bound inseparably together.
The Inheritance Trilogy The Hundred Thousand KingdomsThe Broken KingdomsThe Kingdom of Gods
The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition) Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction) The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)
For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:
Dreamblood DuologyThe Killing MoonThe Shadowed Sun
The Broken Earth The Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk Gate
 

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GREAT adventure!

User Review  - August P - Borders

This book had me on the edge of my seat! I couldn't put it down! ...especially towards the end!!! The character development was exceptional and the descriptions were so vivid that I could almost ... Read full review

wonderful book!

User Review  - oracne - Borders

I read an advance copy of this novel. For me, the prose was the major selling point; that along with the angst and audacity of holding gods captive. Jemisin's prose is, put simply, gorgeous. It has a ... Read full review

Contents

Grandfather
The Other
Darkness
Magician
Chaos
Alliances
Love
Cousin
Diamonds
The Arena
First Love
Such Rage
Selfishness
If I
A Chance
The Ball

Memories
Family
Mother
Sanity
Ransom
The Walking Dead
Hatred
Sarennanem
Relief
The Oubliette
The Ritual of the Succession
Twilight and Dawn
The Three
Appendix 1
Acknowledgments
Extras
Meet the Author
Interview A Preview of THE BROKEN KINGDOMS
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N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author whose short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for the Hugo, the World Fantasy Award, and the Nebula, shortlisted for the Crawford and the Tiptree, and have won the Locus Award. She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for the New York Times, and her novel The Fifth Season was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. Her website is nkjemisin.com.

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