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Crown of Feathers

(2019)
(The first book in the Crown of Feathers series)
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An Ember in the Ashes meets Three Dark Crowns in this lush debut fantasy novel about a girl who disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors who ride phoenixes into battle.

I had a sister once....

In a world ruled by fierce warrior queens, a grand empire was built upon the backs of Phoenix Riders - legendary heroes who soared through the sky on wings of fire - until a war between two sisters ripped it all apart.

I promised her the throne would not come between us.

Sixteen years later, Veronyka is a war orphan who dreams of becoming a Phoenix Rider from the stories of old. After a shocking betrayal from her controlling sister, Veronyka strikes out alone to find the Riders - even if that means disguising herself as a boy to join their ranks.

But it is a fact of life that one must kill or be killed. Rule or be ruled.

Just as Veronyka finally feels like she belongs, her sister turns up and reveals a tangled web of lies between them that will change everything. And meanwhile, the new empire has learned of the Riders' return and intends to destroy them once and for all.

Sometimes the title of queen is given. Sometimes it must be taken.

Crown of Feathers is an epic fantasy about love's incredible power to save - or to destroy. Interspersed throughout is the story of Avalkyra Ashfire, the last Rider queen, who would rather see her empire burn than fall into her sister's hands.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Crown of Feathers is a feast of magic, action, and romance. An immersive, deeply satisfying fantasy that will stay with you long after the story is finished. Nicki Pau Preto is an author to watch!" - Elly Blake

"Set in a world of warrior queens and their fierce phoenixes, Nicki Pau Preto's CROWN OF FEATHERS is absolutely unforgettable. It draws you in with the first flaming feather and doesn't let go. Fans of magical creatures, get in line, because I haven't loved a phoenix this much since Dumbledore's Fawkes. This is an instant favorite." - Kendare Blake

"A beautifully told story about justice, sisterhood, and warrior women. This richly woven world had me turning pages well into the night. Nicki Pau Preto is one to watch!" - Shea Ernshaw

"A fierce and incendiary tale of warrior women, sisterhood, and the choices that define us, all set in a soaring new world that readers will fall in love with. I couldn’t put it down." - Lisa Maxwell

"The unique and imaginative world of the Phoenix Riders had my rapt attention from the first sentence. Nicki Pau Preto is a bright new talent, and I can't wait to read more!" - Morgan Rhodes


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Used availability for Nicki Pau Preto's Crown of Feathers

Hardback Editions

February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
ISBN: 1-5344-2462-8 / 978-1-5344-2462-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
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Paperback Editions

December 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
ISBN: 1-5344-2463-6 / 978-1-5344-2463-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
ISBN: 1-78530-234-5 / 978-1-78530-234-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ink Road
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Audio Editions

February 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
ISBN: 1-5082-7664-1 / 978-1-5082-7664-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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February 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
ISBN: 1-5082-7665-X / 978-1-5082-7665-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
Publisher: Ink Road
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February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Crown of Feathers
Author(s): Nicki Pau Preto
Publisher: Simon Pulse
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