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The Bloodsworn

(2016)
(The third book in the Bloodbound series)
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Alix Black's legendary boldness has landed her in trouble before, but her recent actions are tantamount to treason. By secretly ordering the assassination of the enemy King, Alix inadvertently strengthened the Warlord, last and most ruthless of Oridia's Trions, giving him free reign to escalate his butchery and prolong the bloody war.

Now nothing stands in the Warlord's way, because Alix has just betrayed the one man who could stop him. Unbeknownst to his court, King Erik has been spellbound by the enemy. Locking him away in secret, Alix hopes to protect her king without sacrificing his crown. But she'd better hurry: in a court crawling with spies, it won't be long before her treachery is discovered, and then Alix and everyone sheloves will pay the ultimate price.

To save the kingdom, Alix must first save her king. But it will take all her skill and courage to sneak into enemy territory and kill the bloodbinder controlling Erik. The repercussions of Alix's secret mission have already cost her dearly, and even if she succeeds, she stands to lose her family, her husband, her king... and her soul.

Praise for the Bloodbound series

"Lindsey's mostly balanced mix of romance and heroic fantasy will [capture] readers' hearts." - Publishers Weekly

"Contains all the best of romance, warfare, magic and political scheming; all glued together by a cast of warm and wonderful characters." - Tor.com

"Lindsey's fabulous, descriptive storytelling, coupled with high-stakes conflict and distinctive characters, is guaranteed to draw readers in from the first page. ... A stellar fantasy!" - RT Book Reviews

"Strong romantic elements and a dash of humor enliven Erin Lindsey's fantasy debut set in a kingdom besieged by dark forces and torn apart by betrayal." - Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author

"Puts the hero back into heroic fantasy." - Tanya Huff, bestselling author

Genre: Fantasy

Used availability for Erin Lindsey's The Bloodsworn

Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Bloodsworn (A Bloodbound Novel)
Author(s): Erin Lindsey
ISBN: 0-425-27630-9 / 978-0-425-27630-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bloodsworn: A Bloodbound Novel
Author(s): Erin Lindsey
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


September 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Bloodsworn: A Bloodbound Novel
Author(s): Erin Lindsey
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bloodsworn (Bloodbound Book 3)
Author(s): Erin Lindsey
Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU