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Rule

(2018)
(The first book in the Rule series)
A novel by

 
 
Three Dark Crowns meets Pretty Little Liars in this sensational and striking new fantasy from debut author Ellen Goodlett.
Three girls. Three deadly secrets. Only one can wear the crown.

The king is dying, his heir has just been murdered, and rebellion brews in the east. But the kingdom of Kolonya and the outer Reaches has one last option before it descends into leaderless chaos.
Or rather, three unexpected options.
Zofi has spent her entire life trekking through the outer Reaches with her band of Travelers. She would do anything to protect the band, her family. But no one can ever find out how far she's already gone.
Akeylah was raised in the Eastern Reach, surrounded by whispers of rebellion and abused by her father. Desperate to escape, she makes a decision that threatens the whole kingdom.
Ren grew up in Kolonya, serving as a lady's maid and scheming her way out of the servants' chambers. But one such plot could get her hung for treason if anyone ever discovers what she's done.
When the king summons the girls, they arrive expecting arrest or even execution. Instead they learn the truth: they are his illegitimate daughters, and one must become his new heir. But someone in Kolonya knows their secrets, and that someone will stop at nothing to keep the sisters from their destiny... to rule.
Magic, mystery, and blackmail abound in the first book of this sensational and striking fantasy duology.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Rule delivers dazzling magic, suspenseful court intrigue, and pulse-pounding surprises. A treat for fans of richly layered fantasy!" - Elly Blake

"Rule is an exhilarating, fresh fantasy full of complicated and authentic female characters navigating court politics, blackmail, forbidden romance, and their own dark pasts. With breakneck pacing and a toe-curlingly good queer romance, Rule is sure to satisfy." - Lindsay Smith

"Rule is a such a propulsive, richly imagined, and sexy debut that you'll be reading 'just one more page' way past your bedtime." - Corrie Wang


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Used availability for Ellen Goodlett's Rule

Hardback Editions

September 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Rule (Rule (1))
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
ISBN: 0-316-51528-0 / 978-0-316-51528-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

May 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Rule (Rule (1))
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
ISBN: 0-316-51529-9 / 978-0-316-51529-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
ISBN: 1-5491-4623-8 / 978-1-5491-4623-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Rule (Rule Series, 1)
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
ISBN: 1-5491-4625-4 / 978-1-5491-4625-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette B and Blackstone Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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September 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rule
Author(s): Ellen Goodlett
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU