It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Kingdom of Ash and Soot (The Order of the Crystal Daggers #1) by C. S. Johnson + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for KINGDOM OF ASH AND SOOT (The Order of the Crystal Daggers #1) by C.S. Johnson, releasing on July 3, 2018 from Prodigy Gold Books. Check out the cover below!




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KINGDOM OF ASH AND SOOT

By: C.S. Johnson

Release Date: July 3, 2018

Publisher: Prodigy Gold Books

ISBN (if available):  978-1939665706

 
 
 
About the Book

“I want to be free.” The words came rushing out of me before I could think through their implications and consequences.

“There are two things you need to know about yourself if you want to be free—what you stand for, and what you stand against.” Lady Penelope held up her hands, brandishing a pair of daggers that had been hidden in her skirts. “This world lives enslaved to its destruction, and so long as you are living, as long as you are fighting, you will be free.”

I gazed at the daggers, transfixed. Each blade was clothed in a leather scabbard, but the silver and obsidian of the daggers’ hilts winked at me, as though it was calling for me.


PRAGUE, 1870

For the last ten years, nineteen-year-old Eleanora Svobodová has worked as a servant in her stepmother's household. Along with her older brother, she dreams of the day they will be free to live life on their own terms.

But everything changes when their estranged grandmother comes to Prague on behalf of Queen Victoria. Throughout Bohemia, a string of murders and secret whispers hint at a larger coup. As the leader of the Order of the Crystal Daggers, an ancient order of spies and soldiers that protect kingdoms and their rulers, Lady Penelope is determined to mete out the perpetrators. When their paths unexpectedly cross, Eleanora must make the choice between a life of intrigue and saving the lives of others.

Can Eleanora find a way do the right thing and still find freedom?

With a fun blend of historical fiction, true love, castle intrigue, and family dysfunction, The Order of the Crystal Daggers is the latest adventure series from C. S. Johnson.

 
 
 
About the Author

C. S. Johnson is the author of several young adult novels, including sci-fi and fantasy adventures such as the Starlight Chronicles series, the Once Upon a Princess saga, and the Divine Space Pirates trilogy. With a gift for sarcasm and an apologetic heart, she currently lives in Atlanta with her family. Find out more at http://www.csjohnson.me.

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Giveaway Details

5 winners will each receive a paperback copy of KINGDOM OF ASH AND SOOT, when available.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends.

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What do you think about the cover and synopsis?

 

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Comments 7

Marisa Fort on Monday, 09 April 2018 18:47

The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!

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The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Lea Blum on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:08

The cover is absolutely gorgeous and the synopsis has definitely made me want to read this!

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The cover is absolutely gorgeous and the synopsis has definitely made me want to read this!
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 29 April 2018 16:39

The cover is stunning and the synopsis sounds exciting and suspenseful.

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The cover is stunning and the synopsis sounds exciting and suspenseful.
Penny Olson on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 22:51

The cover is beautiful and the story sounds magical and exciting.

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The cover is beautiful and the story sounds magical and exciting.
Dan Denman on Wednesday, 02 May 2018 10:22

I like the colors and images in the book cover. This sounds like a good historical fantasy novel with action and intrigue.

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I like the colors and images in the book cover. This sounds like a good historical fantasy novel with action and intrigue.
Julie Holden on Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:48

Beautiful cover art & great synopsis! Can't wait to read!!! ???

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Beautiful cover art & great synopsis! Can't wait to read!!! ???
wendy rinebold on Wednesday, 02 May 2018 21:09

Love both! Sounds great!

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Love both! Sounds great!

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