Matthew J. Kirby, author of THE CLOCKWORK THREE, deftly weaves a brand-new tale with chilling cleverness and subtle suspense that will leave readers racing breathlessly to the end.
Trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen sea, Solveig, along with her brother the crown prince, their older sister, and an army of restless warriors, anxiously awaits news of her father's victory at battle. But as winter stretches on, and the unending ice refuses to break, terrible acts of treachery soon make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst. A malevolent air begins to seep through the fortress walls, as a smothering claustrophobia slowly turns these prisoners of winter against one another.
Those charged with protecting the king's children are all suspect, and the siblings must choose their allies wisely. But who can be trusted so far from their father's watchful eye? Can Solveig survive the long winter months and expose the traitor before he manages to destroy a kingdom?
"A well-crafted story rich with emotion and intrigue. A thoroughly engaging read!" -- Brandon Mull, bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series
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Review: IcefallUser Review - Valerie - Goodreads
More people need to read this. Really it's such a great book. The writing was unique in a way that I liked. It wasn't overly flourished, using big words and lenghty sentences to convey a message and ... Read full review
Review: IcefallUser Review - Miranda - Goodreads
This is an amazing young adult book. I picked up the audiobook of this, on a whim, because I liked another of the author's books (the quantum league) and I had NO IDEA I would end up loving this so ... Read full review
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