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Knight's Ransom

(2021)
(The first book in the First Argentines series)
A novel by

 
 
From Jeff Wheeler, the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Kingfountain novels, comes an epic new series of warring kingdoms, deadly family rivalries, and fearless loyalty.

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. A brutal war of succession has plunged the court of Kingfountain into a power struggle between a charitable king who took the crown unlawfully and his ambitious rival, Devon Argentine. The balance of power between the two men hinges on the fate of a young boy ensnared in this courtly intrigue. A boy befittingly nicknamed Ransom.

When the Argentine family finally rules, Ransom must make his own way in the world. Opportunities open and shut before him as he feels his way along the path to knighthood, blind to a shadowy conspiracy of jealousy and revenge. Securing his place will not be easy, nor will winning the affection of Lady Claire de Murrow, a fiery young heiress from an unpredictably mad kingdom.

Ransom interrupts an abduction plot targeting the queen of Ceredigion and earns a position in service to her son, the firstborn of the new Argentine dynasty. But conflict and treachery threaten the family, and Ransom must also come to understand and hone his burgeoning powers—abilities that involve more than his mastery with a blade and that make him as much a target as his lord.

Genre: Fantasy

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Paperback Editions

January 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Knight's Ransom (The First Argentines)
Author(s): Jeff Wheeler
ISBN: 1-5420-2529-X / 978-1-5420-2529-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: 47North
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

January 2021 : USA Audio CD

Title: Knight's Ransom (The First Argentines)
Author(s): Jeff Wheeler
ISBN: 1-71354-366-4 / 978-1-71354-366-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2021 : USA Audio CD

Title: Knight's Ransom (The First Argentines)
Author(s): Jeff Wheeler
ISBN: 1-71354-367-2 / 978-1-71354-367-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Knight's Ransom (The First Argentines Book 1)
Author(s): Jeff Wheeler
Publisher: 47North
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU