The Guinevere Deception

Ó The Guinevere Deception å By ✓ Kiersten White punk – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk
  • Library Binding
  • 352 pages
  • The Guinevere Deception
  • Kiersten White
  • English
  • 13 November 2017
  • 0525581685

About the Author: Kiersten White

Kiersten White is the New York Times bestselling author of many books for teens and young readers, including And I Darken, Now I Rise, Bright We Burn, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, and Slayer She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, where she perpetually lurks in the shadows Visit Kiersten online at KierstenWhite.com and follow KierstenWhite on Twitter.


The Guinevere DeceptionFrom New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl.Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger the charismatic King Arthur With magic clawing at the kingdom s borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution send in Guinevere to be Arthur s wife and his protector from those who want to see the young king s idyllic city fail The catch Guinevere s real name and her true identity is a secret She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old including Arthur s own family demand things continue as they have been, and the new those drawn by the dream of Camelot fight for a better way to live And always, in the green hearts of forests and the black depths of lakes, magic lies in wait to reclaim the land Arthur s knights believe they are strong enough to face any threat, but Guinevere knows it will take than swords to keep Camelot free.Deadly jousts, duplicitous knights, and forbidden romances are nothing compared to the greatest threat of all the girl with the long black hair, riding on horseback through the dark woods toward Arthur Because when your whole existence is a lie, how can you trust even yourself THE FIRST BOOK IN THE CAMELOT RISING TRILOGY Read The Guinevere Deception – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Guinevere Deception

  1. Chaima ✨ شيماء says:

    jolts up awake OH SHIT Kiersten White, queen of retellings, is writing a reimagining of the Arthurian legend and it s coming out this year

  2. Helena of Eretz ✰ says:

    I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, courtesy of NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.OMG OMG OMG Arthurian mythology is what I was raised on And by Kiersten White SIGN ME THE HECK UP

  3. jessica says:

    i am the kind of person where, once i find something i really enjoy, i practically obsess over it and i think my newest obsession is arthurian mythology because, oh my gosh, this story is everything i never knew was missing from my life im pretty sure i saw disneysthe sword in the stonewhen i was a kid but, beyond that, i know absolutely nothing about merlin, king arthur, camelot, or the knights of the round table but this story is making me want to d...

  4. Emily May says:

    That was not a finite or controlled magic It was a wild and dark and dangerous magic It was a violent magic, undoing the record of a life and giving it to someone else. A couple of earlier books aside, Kiersten White is a fave of mine I enjoyed her historical fiction that reimagined Vlad the Impaler as a woman And I Darken I enjoyed her Frankenstein retelling The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein and, against all odds, I enjoyed her Buffy spin off Slayer So I m surprised that this one didn t work for me I love Ar That was not a finite or controlled magic It was a wild and dark and dangerous magic It was a violent magic, undoing the record of a life and giving it to someone else. A couple of earlier books aside, Kiersten White is a fave of mine I enjoyed her historical fiction that reimagined Vlad the Impaler as a woman And I Darken I enjoyed...

  5. megs_bookrack says:

    There is a magic within her, a power, that even she has yet to find the limit of.In its opening pages, we find an unsure Princess Guinevere arriving in Camelot for the first time Sent there to marry King Arthur, all she knows of him are what the legends tell For he is a great man, the greatest, the one to pull the sword from the stone.While it is true, he is a g There is a magic within her, a power, that even she has yet to find the limit of.In its opening pages, we find an unsure Princess Guinevere arriving in Camelot for the first time Sent there to marry King Arthur, all she knows of him are what the legends tell For he is a great man, the greatest, the one to pull the sword from the stone.While it is true, he is a great King, one who strives to make the kingdom a better place, there are those outside the kingdom who threaten him Unbeknownst to anyone but themselves, Guinevere hasn t actually been sent from a royal family in the South to marry Arthur, she has been sent there to protect him.You see, there isto Guinevere than meets the eye, muchthan a fragile Princess desiring a life of luxury She holds secrets so dark, they are even unclear to herself.It has been a long time since I have consumed any media focusing on the Arthurian legend I had a wonderful time reading this and thought it was splendidly done I felt very connected to Guinevere s character and enjoyed following her on her journey of self discovery.I think if you have any i...

  6. Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️ says:

    2 StarsSigh.I love the Arthurian Legend and snagged this immediately when I saw it as a Book if the Month YA choice I was really excited at the thought of Guinevere having magical powers and being sent to protect Arthur for once instead of simply being the damsel in a distressful love triangle And while I do appreciate the effort made here to make female characters strong and with agencyI felt the Feminist underpinnings and what seems to be the constant need for representat 2 StarsSigh.I love the Arthurian Legend and snagged this immediately when I saw it as a Book if the Month YA choice I was really excited at the thought of Guinevere having magical powers and being sent to protect Arthur for once instead of simp...

  7. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    That cover is amaze balls I want the damn art Mel

  8. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    BOTM YA choice for November 2019Many thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy.

  9. Amy Imogene Reads says:

    This is a 4 star ending trapped behind a 2 star first half The Guinevere Deception is a story about women s agency and their role in myth and cleverly ties together known aspects of the Arthurian legends with some much needed LGBT and modern sensibilities.Pacing 1 2Introduction Surprises Ending I m so mad at this book it does not put its best foot forward The Guinevere Deception starts out so simplistic, so run of the mill, that it s boring Boring boring Skim worthy, even But then, we cross the hump The second halThis is a 4 star ending trapped behind a 2 star first half The Guinevere Deception is a story about women s agency and their role in myth and cleverly ti...

  10. Nick says:

    just imagine this cover in a hardcover copy