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The Kinder Poison

(2020)
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"A DELICIOUS HIGH-STAKES ADVENTURE." --PEOPLE MAGAZINE

Perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Holly Black, The Kinder Poison is an enthralling fantasy adventure that follows a teenage girl chosen to be the human sacrifice in a deadly game between three heirs who will do anything for the crown.


Zahru has long dreamed of leaving the kingdom of Orkena and having the kinds of adventures she's only ever heard about in stories. But as a lowly Whisperer, her power to commune with animals means that her place is serving in the royal stables until the day her magic runs dry.

All that changes when the ailing ruler invokes the Crossing. A death-defying race across the desert, in which the first of his heirs to finish--and take the life of a human sacrifice at the journey's end--will ascend to the throne. With all of the kingdom abuzz, Zahru leaps at the chance to change her fate if just for a night by sneaking into the palace for a taste of the revelry. But the minor indiscretion turns into a deadly mistake when she gets caught up in a feud between the heirs and is forced to become the Crossing's human sacrifice.

Now Zahru's only hope for survival hinges on the impossible: somehow figuring out how to overcome the most dangerous people in the world.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"The best fantasy I've read in years. The Kinder Poison will grip you from the very first page and refuse to let go, sweeping you into an unforgettable adventure and leaving you breathless. Get ready for your newest obsession." - Chelsea Bobulski

"The Kinder Poison is a heartfelt, magical tale that swept me away like a desert storm." - Brenda Drake

"A captivating tale of duty versus dreams, woven through with a unique system of magic and a push-pull romance that will have you demanding the sequel. Magically seductive!" - Lori Goldstein

"The Kinder Poison delivers a deadly dose of danger and ancient magic in a cleverly penned fantasy, perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes or Three Dark Crowns. Like a coiled snake, it's full of wicked surprises." - Colleen Oakes


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Used availability for Natalie Mae's The Kinder Poison

Hardback Editions

June 2020 : Hardback
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
ISBN: 1-984835-21-1 / 978-1-984835-21-5
Publisher: Razorbill
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Audio Editions

June 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
Publisher: Listening Library
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June 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
Publisher: Listening Library
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June 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
Publisher: Listening Library
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June 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Kinder Poison
Author(s): Natalie Mae
Publisher: Razorbill
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU