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The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
  

The Iron King

Julie Kagawa

Part of the The Iron Fey Series
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February 2011 Book of the Month.

The Iron King is the first in a terrific new series - The Iron Fey. As Meghan Chase reaches her 16th birthday she discovers why her father disappeared without trace on her 6th birthday and also finds herself a pawn in a deadly war for Meghan is the daughter of a faery king and must choose between her normal life or one with a darkly dangerous prince in a magical world.

The Iron King is part of a new Young Adult imprint, Mira Ink. You can find out more about it by clicking on the links to visit their website and Facebook page. There is also a YouTube channel - to visit click here.

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The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

My name is Meghan Chase. In less than twenty-four hours I'll be sixteen. Countless stories, songs and poems have been written about this wonderful age, when a girl finds true love and the stars shine for her and the handsome prince carries her off into the sunset. I don't think it will be that way for me."

Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fitted in at school...or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change. But she could never have guessed the truth - that she is the daughter of a mythical fairy king and is a pawn in a deadly war. Now Meghan will learn just how far she'll go to save someone she cares about, to stop a mysterious evil no faery creature dare face...and to find love with a young prince who might rather see her dead than let her touch his icy heart.

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About the Author

Julie Kagawa

Julie Kagawa was born in Sacramento, California, but at the age of nine she and her family moved to Hawaii, which she soon discovered was inhabited by large carnivorous insects, colonies of house geckos and frequent hurricanes. She spent much of her time in the ocean, when she wasn’t getting chased out of it by reef sharks, jellyfish and the odd eel.

When not swimming for her life, Julie immersed herself in books and her love of reading lead her to pen some very dark and gruesome stories. The gory tales faded with time, but the passion for writing remained, long after she graduated and was supposed to get a real job.

To pay the rent, Julie worked in different bookstores over the years and as a professional dog trainer until she stopped training to write full-time.

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Publication date

4th February 2011

Author

Julie Kagawa

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Publisher

Mira Books

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780778304340