Icefall

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Scholastic Inc., 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 325 pages
22 Reviews
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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User 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

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User 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

Contents

Chapter1 Ice
1
The Skald
14
hIlda
30
The cave
45
STone
60
Raven
72
The Wolf
85
hungeR
100
feaR
187
MeSSengeRS
200
baTTle
213
TRaIToRS and lIeS
229
bIRd of odIn
243
PeR
255
feTTeRS
270
fIRe
285

SToRy
114
doubTS
126
fallen
142
deaTh
157
ThaW
171
The bReakIng of The WoRld
295
a neW WoRld
309
acknoWledgMenTS
323
abouT The auThoR
325
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About the author (2011)

Matthew J. Kirby was named Publishers Weekly Flying Start for his acclaimed debut novel, The Clockwork Three. He was born in Utah, and grew up in Maryland, California, and Hawaii. As an undergraduate he majored in history, and then went on to pursue an MS in school psychology. For ten months out of the year, he works with students, and during the rest of the year, he writes. He and his wife currently live in northern Utah.

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