Greetings! Welcome to my review for The Captive Kingdom!
Category: The Ones that Really Mattered
The war for Selene’s soul is coming swiftly, as is the war for the fate of the Great Houses.
Warning! The following review is for the third book in a series, so there may be spoilers for books 1 and 2! If you haven’t read those yet, check out the links for the reviews at the beginning of this post!
The final (or is it?) installment and adventure of the Mysterious Benedict Society! Mr. Curtain once again seeks to gain access to his Whisperer. To do so, he devises an ingenious plan that will test all the Society fights for and the bonds that hold them together!Read the Review
*WARNING! This review may contain spoilers for the first book in the series!* The Society returns! When Mr. Benedict creates a scavenger hunt for the Society and then falls out of communication, the team fears he may have been captured by the nefarious Mr. Curtain! After all, they’re both searching for the only plant that could cure their narcolepsy-duskwort! Read the Review
*Warning! This synopsis and review may contain spoilers for book 1, Mark of the Raven!*
Grand Lady of House Maris and Lady of Ravenwood, Selene must decide where her true alliances lie. Will she follow the Dark Lady or search for the Light? Will Selene protect House Ravenwood or forsake her homeland to protect the other houses from the Dominia Empire? Will she if she will be forever trapped in a loveless marriage or open her heart to the man she intended to murder? Read the Review
Lady Selene is the heir to the Great House of Ravenwood and the secret family gift of dreamwalking. As a dreamwalker, she can enter a person’s dreams and manipulate their greatest fears or desires. For the last hundred years, the Ravenwood women have used their gift of dreaming for hire to gather information or to assassinate. As she discovers her family’s dark secret, Selene is torn between upholding her family’s legacy–a legacy that supports her people–or seeking the true reason behind her family’s gift. Her dilemma comes to a head when… Read the Review
War is coming swiftly to Carthya from three fronts. Avenia captures Imogen, Roden struggles to lead the Carthyan armies, and Tobies accompanies Amarinda in a desperate attempt to plead for aid from Bymar. With his friends and resources spread thin, Jaron finds his throne, his country, and his life in jeopardy. Read the Review
In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king’s long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner’s motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword’s point — he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. Read the Review