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The Glittering Court

af Richelle Mead

Serier: Glittering Court (1)

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Fantasy. Romance. Young Adult Fiction. Young Adult Literature. HTML:A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

The Selection
 meets Reign in this dazzling trilogy of interwoven novels about three girls on a quest for freedom and true love from #1 internationally bestselling author Richelle Mead.

"Brilliant and original, Meads new series starts off with a bang and will leave readers on the edge of their seats until the very end."
School Library Journal
 
For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life theyve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea.
 
After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himselfeven though shes falling in love with him. 
 
Everything begins to crumble when Cedric discovers Adelaides ruse, and she catches the eye of a powerful young governor, who wants her for a wife. She didnt leave the gilded cage of her old life behind just to become someone else's property. But nothing is as dauntingor as wonderfulas the potent, forbidden attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. One that, if acted on, would make them both outcasts in a wild, dangerous, uncharted world, and possibly lead them to their deaths.
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This book did not wow me and i kept excepting more of fantasy twist. I really loved this author but this book was a little bit to much like the slection series for me. I did like the main character but the plot was too predicable for me at points. I really wanted fantasy to be involved and it was not. I did like the two other leads so maybe there books will capture me more. ( )
  lmauro123 | Dec 28, 2023 |
This book did not wow me and i kept excepting more of fantasy twist. I really loved this author but this book was a little bit to much like the slection series for me. I did like the main character but the plot was too predicable for me at points. I really wanted fantasy to be involved and it was not. I did like the two other leads so maybe there books will capture me more. ( )
  lmauro123 | Dec 28, 2023 |
It took a while for me to really get into this book. Once it got interesting it stayed interesting. ( )
  wallace2012 | Nov 4, 2023 |
Big fan of Richelle Mead. Liked this book. But looking forward to the rest of the series. ( )
  hipney | May 31, 2022 |
For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they’ve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea.

After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himself—even though she’s falling in love with him.

Everything begins to crumble when Cedric discovers Adelaide’s ruse, and she catches the eye of a powerful young governor, who wants her for a wife. She didn’t leave the gilded cage of her old life behind just to become someone else's property. But nothing is as daunting—or as wonderful—as the potent, forbidden attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. One that, if acted on, would make them both outcasts in a wild, dangerous, uncharted world, and possibly lead them to their deaths.
  Gmomaj | May 30, 2022 |
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Fantasy. Romance. Young Adult Fiction. Young Adult Literature. HTML:A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

The Selection
 meets Reign in this dazzling trilogy of interwoven novels about three girls on a quest for freedom and true love from #1 internationally bestselling author Richelle Mead.

"Brilliant and original, Meads new series starts off with a bang and will leave readers on the edge of their seats until the very end."
School Library Journal
 
For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life theyve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea.
 
After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himselfeven though shes falling in love with him. 
 
Everything begins to crumble when Cedric discovers Adelaides ruse, and she catches the eye of a powerful young governor, who wants her for a wife. She didnt leave the gilded cage of her old life behind just to become someone else's property. But nothing is as dauntingor as wonderfulas the potent, forbidden attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. One that, if acted on, would make them both outcasts in a wild, dangerous, uncharted world, and possibly lead them to their deaths.

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