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The Star-Touched Queen

(2016)
(The first book in the Star-Touched Queen series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you're only 17?

Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Though she's content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar.

Neither role is what she expected: As Akaran's queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar's wife, she finds something else entirely: compassion. Protection. Desire....

But Akaran has its own secrets - thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Soon Maya suspects her life is in danger. Yet who, besides her husband, can she trust? With the fate of the human and Otherworldly realms hanging in the balance, Maya must unravel an ancient mystery that spans reincarnated lives to save those she loves the most...including herself.

A lush and vivid story that is steeped in Indian folklore and mythology, The Star-Touched Queen is a novel that no listener will soon forget.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
ISBN: 1-250-08547-0 / 978-1-250-08547-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
ISBN: 1-250-10020-8 / 978-1-250-10020-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
ISBN: 1-4272-7299-9 / 978-1-4272-7299-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   

April 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Star-Touched Queen
Author(s): Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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