The Runaway King (Ascendance Trilogy #2)
|Author:||Jennifer A. Nielsen|
|Series:||The\Ascendance Trilogy Ser.|
Praise for THE FALSE PRINCE "A page turner. . . ." --THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW "Sage proves to be a compelling character whose sharp mind and shrewd self-possession will make readers eager to follow him into a sequel." --WALL STREET JOURNAL "This kickoff to her new Ascendance Trilogy is a swashbuckling origin story. . . . Sage is a quick wit, and Nielsen showcases it with terrific dialogue . . . chock-full of alluring details for adventure-loving boys." --LOS ANGELES TIMES "An impressive, promising story with some expertly executed twists." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review "THE FALSE PRINCE is more Harry Potter (minus the magic) than Hunger Games . . . with authentic characters, a convincing sense of danger and a genuinely high-stakes plot. . . ." --THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "A well-crafted tale . . . Ruthless ambition, fierce action and plotting, complex characters, and lots of sword play and hidden passages keep pages flipping." --KIRKUS REVIEWS "A surefire mix of adventure, mystery, and suspense." --THE HORN BOOK "THE FALSE PRINCE is a gracefully written fantasy that flows from beginning to end without a hitch. . . . In addition to dynamic characters, Jennifer Nielsen has created a plot with twists and turns in all the right places." --DESERET NEWS
Jennifer A. Nielsen is the acclaimed author of THE FALSE PRINCE, the first book in the Ascendance Trilogy. She has also written The Underworld Chronicles, a humorous middle-grade fantasy series. Jen lives in northern Utah with her husband, their three children, and a perpetually muddy dog.