The Queen's Poisoner
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The Queen's Poisoner

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King Severn Argentine’s fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher of traitors. Attempting to depose him, the Duke of Kiskaddon gambles…and loses. Now the duke must atone by handing over his young son, Owen, as the king’s hostage. And should his loyalty falter again, the boy will pay with his life.

Seeking allies and eluding Severn’s spies, Owen learns to survive in the court of Kingfountain. But when new evidence of his father’s betrayal threatens to seal his fate, Owen must win the vengeful king’s favor by proving his worth—through extraordinary means. And only one person can aid his desperate cause: a mysterious woman, dwelling in secrecy, who truly wields power over life, death, and destiny.

Title:The Queen's Poisoner
Edition Language:English
ISBN:
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:336 pages

    The Queen's Poisoner Reviews

  • Melissa ? Dog Lover ? Martin
    Mar 01, 2016

    MY BLOG: Melissa Martin's Reading ListI got this book free through the kindle first program. I'm doing pretty good at picking winners! Damn book made me cry, a good cry and sad cry! Lord Kiskaddon mad...

  • Katie B (Bisforbookiemonster)
    Mar 12, 2016

    I'm totally going against the majority of the ratings here, but this book has left me with mixed feelings. I like the premise, a lot, which is the reason that I chose it as my pick for March’s Kindl...

  • Dannii Elle
    Sep 01, 2016

    Actual rating 3.5 stars.This is the first installment in the Kingfountain trilogy and follows the journey of Owen Kiskaddon, as he is taken from his home to the King's castle as hostage for his father...

  • TS Chan
    Dec 25, 2016

    2.5 stars. Honestly, I am not sure how to rate this book so I went right down the middle. At one point around one-fourth in, I nearly put it down as I wasn't enjoying the story told from the perspecti...

  • Johan Twiss
    Feb 07, 2016

    The Queen's Poisoner, by Jeff Wheeler, is book 1 in his new The Kingfountain Series. And truth be told, it was very different than what I expected, but not in a bad way. I'm a fan of Jeff Wheeler and ...

  • Crazy4Books
    Aug 14, 2016

    Rating: 2.5 StarsThis book wasnt at all what I was expecting. I liked the idea of people being blessed with special abilities. The plot didnt move along fast enough and wasnt all that engaging. I dont...

  • BAM The Bibliomaniac
    Nov 12, 2016

    Took a chance on a daily deal audio book and bought this gem. It's a typical knights in armor, king in a castle fantasy story with the power of sight and mysticism thrown in. The author does draw insp...

  • Kainat Ijaz ?UNPOPULAR OPINION ALERT?
    Apr 01, 2016

    This just showed up on my Kindle yesterday! I've never even heard of this book before. Either someone who i share my password with bought it without my permission (dick move) or i preordered it and fo...

  • Bentley ? Book Bastion
    Feb 03, 2017

    Ya'll, I am exhausted.Truth be told, I probably would have been better off DNFing this one, but I'm stubborn and had already made it 60% in before I started to realize that the story was actually goin...

  • Aristea
    Aug 03, 2016

    This book was really entertaining, it has a good story and I appreciated the main character development and the side characters/villains. The book is a little less than 4 stars really - something arou...