A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer – A Curse So Dark and Lonely – Bloomsbury YA – Published 26 January 2020





Face your fears, fight the battle.
Emberfall is crumbling fast, torn between those who believe Rhen is the rightful prince and those who are eager to begin a new era under Grey, the true heir. Grey has agreed to wait two months before attacking Emberfall, and in that time, Rhen has turned away from everyone—even Harper, as she desperately tries to help him find a path to peace.

Fight the battle, save the kingdom.
Meanwhile, Lia Mara struggles to rule Syhl Shallow with a gentler hand than her mother. But after enjoying decades of peace once magic was driven out of their lands, some of her subjects are angry Lia Mara has an enchanted prince and magical scraver by her side. As Grey’s deadline draws nearer, Lia Mara questions if she can be the queen her country needs.

As two kingdoms come closer to conflict, loyalties are tested, love is threatened, and an old enemy resurfaces who could destroy them all, in this stunning conclusion to bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer’s Cursebreaker series.

My thoughts

I hate reviewing excerpts. I only downloaded this review copy thinking it was a full copy and not just an excerpt. This is a Brigid Kemmerer book, so of course I loved it and of course it only made me want to read the whole book now and OF COURSE it ended on a tantalising bit that was so AGONISING. So, you see why I don’t like reading excerpts?!?

Here’s what you need to know:

This is the third book in the series.

If you haven’t read books one and two (have you been living under a rock?), please go and find them now and read them. Now. Thank you.

If you have already read books one and two you are already in love with these books, desperate to get your hands on the third book and only clicked on this review to find out where you too can read the excerpt and torture yourself.

That is all.

The publishers provided an advanced readers copy of this book for reviewing purposes. All opinions are my own.

More information

Category: Young adult fiction

Genre: Fantasy

Reading age guide: Ages 13 and up

Themes: Magic, brothers, romance, kingdoms, royalty, curses, betrayal.

Published: 26 January 2021 by Bloomsbury YA.

Format: Hardcover, paperback, ebook. 416 pages.


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