A Coalition of Lions

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Firebird, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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After the death of virtually all of her family in the battle of Camlan, Goewin&150Princess of Britain, daughter of the High King Artos&150makes a desperate journey to African Aksum, to meet with Constantine, the British ambassador and her fianc?. But Aksum is undergoing political turmoil, and Goewin's relationship with its ambassador to Britain makes her position more than precarious. Caught between two countries, with the power to transform or end lives, Goewin fights to find and claim her place in a world that has suddenly, irrevocably changed. . . .

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Review: A Coalition of Lions (The Lion Hunters #2)

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Back again with the children of Artos (King Arthus) as his daughter flees for her life to Africa after her family is all killed in battle. Geowin has always impressed me with her astute wit and head ... Read full review

Review: A Coalition of Lions (The Lion Hunters #2)

User Review  - Maya Chhabra - Goodreads

Sequel to The Winter Prince, though focusing on a different protagonist. The first-person voice is beautiful and gripping, but without the tension and darkness that make The Winter Prince unique. I ... Read full review



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Elizabeth Wein was born in New York City in 1964. She went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where she earned a PhD in Folklore and held a Javits Fellowship. Elizabeth Wein first five books for young adults are set in Arthurian Britain and sixth century Ethiopia. The Mark of Solomon, was published in two parts as The Lion Hunter (2007) and The Empty Kingdom (2008). The Lion Hunter was short-listed for the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2008. Elizabeth's novel for teens, Code Name Verity, published by Egmont UK, Disney-Hyperion and Doubleday Canada in 2012, is a World War II thriller in which two young girls, one a Resistance spy and the other a transport pilot, become unlikely best friends. Code Name Verity has received widespread critical acclaim including being shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, it is a Michael Printz Award Honor Book, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards Honor Book, and an SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book. It is also a New York Times Bestseller in young adult fiction. She is also the author of Black Dove, White Raven.

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