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The Thief: The first book in the Queen's Thief series

Megan Whalen Turner

7 Reviews

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Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

Discover the world of the Queen's Thief in this timeless and highly acclaimed award-winning fantasy classic, The Thief.

'Megan Whalen Turner is one of my all-time favorite writers . . . impossible to put down' Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of The Cruel Prince

Eugenides, the queen's thief, can steal anything - or so he says. Then his boasting lands him in the king's prison, and his chances of escape look slim.

So when the king's magus invites him on a seemingly impossible quest to steal a legendary object and win back his freedom, Gen in no position to refuse.

The magus has plans for his king and his country. Gen has plans of his own . . .

Praise for Megan Whalen Turner

'The Queen's Thief books awe and inspire me' Laini Taylor, New York Times-bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone novels and Strange the Dreamer

'Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy' Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom

'Endlessly entertaining, deeply deceptive, and very, very clever' Garth Nix, New York Times-bestselling and award-winning author of the Old Kingdom, Keys to the Kingdom, and Seventh Tower series

'Romance, intrigue, mystery, surprises, and sheer beautiful writing' Cassandra Clare, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments and Lady Midnight

'The world Turner creates is so tangible that not only do I believe in its characters, I almost believe in its gods' Kristin Cashore, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of the Graceling Realm series

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Praise for The Thief: The first book in the Queen's Thief series

  • Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief books are like the characters she creates: endlessly entertaining, deeply deceptive, and very, very clever - Garth Nix, New York Times-bestselling and award-winning author of the Old Kingdom, Keys to the Kingdom, and Seventh Tower series

  • Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy that will leave you desperate to return to Attolia again and again - Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom

  • Romance, intrigue, mystery, surprises, and sheer beautiful writing - Cassandra Clare, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments and Lady Midnight

  • Megan Whalen Turner is one of my all-time favorite writers . . . impossible to put down - Holly Black, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of The Cruel Prince

  • ** Praise for Megan Whalen Turner **

  • Trust me. Just read it. Then read it again, because it will not be the same river twice - Lois McMaster Bujold, acclaimed and Hugo Award-winning author of the Vorkosigan Saga, the Chalion Series, and the Sharing Knife series

  • The Queen's Thief books awe and inspire me. They have the feel of a secret, discovered history of real but forgotten lands. The plot-craft is peerless, the revelations stunning, and the characters flawed, cunning, heartbreaking, exceptional - Laini Taylor, New York Times-bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone novels and Strange the Dreamer

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