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And I Darken

(2016)
(The first book in the Conquerors Saga series)
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No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwyla likes it that way.

Ever since she and her brother were abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman sultan’s courts, Lada has known that ruthlessness is the key to survival. For the lineage that makes her and her brother special also makes them targets.

Lada hones her skills as a warrior as she nurtures plans to wreak revenge on the empire that holds her captive. Then she and Radu meet the sultan’s son, Mehmed, and everything changes. Now Mehmed unwittingly stands between Lada and Radu as they transform from siblings to rivals, and the ties of love and loyalty that bind them together are stretched to breaking point.

The first of an epic new trilogy starring the ultimate anti-princess who does not have a gentle heart. Lada knows how to wield a sword, and she'll stop at nothing to keep herself and her brother alive.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A dark jewel of a story, one that gleams with fierce, cunning characters—absolutely riveting." - Alexandra Bracken

"An intense, risky, passionate novel that dragged me through love and danger with the force of its heroine’s heart and the power of its hero’s faith." - Tessa Gratton

"Kiersten White at her absolute best. The epic story will thrill you, the Transylvanian setting will transport you, and the characters (especially the fierce, take-no-prisoners Lada) will capture your heart. Don’t miss it." - Cynthia Hand

"Sweeping and epic, AND I DARKEN is a gender-bent take on history that gives us a fierce and brutal heroine, a fascinating time period, and a beautifully intelligent look at love, family, and power. I loved every twisty, bloody moment of it!" - Rachel Hawkins

"Girls with teeth and priorities. I want to read this book forever." - E K Johnston

"As richly complex and glittering as the Ottoman Empire itself, AND I DARKEN is daring in its scope and brilliantly executed. The fiercely dark Lada is a razor-edged sword tempered in the blood of family betrayals and the fire of her own passions. I was instantly and utterly smitten. She haunted me long after I turned the final page and left me craving more." - Robin LaFevers

"A jewel of a book—a jewel embedded in the hilt of a blood-soaked sword. A brilliantly envisioned alternate history that is meticulously detailed but compulsively readable, this is a story I could not put down. I demand the sequel like Lada demands Wallachia!" - Beth Revis


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Used availability for Kiersten White's And I Darken

Hardback Editions

June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 0-553-52231-0 / 978-0-553-52231-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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June 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 0-553-52232-9 / 978-0-553-52232-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 0-553-52234-5 / 978-0-553-52234-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ember
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: And I Darken (The Conqueror's Trilogy)
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 0-552-57374-4 / 978-0-552-57374-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 1-5247-0033-9 / 978-1-5247-0033-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House LCC US
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
ISBN: 0-399-56906-5 / 978-0-399-56906-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
Publisher: Listening Library
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June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
Publisher: Listening Library
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: And I Darken (The Conqueror's Trilogy)
Author(s): Kiersten White
Publisher: RHCP Digital
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June 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: And I Darken
Author(s): Kiersten White
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA