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Kendare Blake - Author

About the Author

Kendare Blake is an import from South Korea who was raised in the United States. She received a Bachelor's degree in Business from Ithaca College and a Master's degree in Writing from Middlesex University in London. She brakes for animals, the largest of which was a deer, which sadly didn't make it, and the smallest of which was a mouse, which did, but it took forever. Amongst her likes are Greek Mythology, rare red meat and veganism. She also enjoys girls who can think with the boys like Ayn Rand, and boys who scare the morality into people, like Bret Easton Ellis.

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Other books by Kendare Blake

Two Dark Reigns

Two Dark Reigns

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2018

One Crowned, Two Exiled, A Revolution Rising. The battle has been fought, blood has been spilt and a queen has been crowned, but not all are happy with the outcome. Katharine, the poisoner queen, has been crowned and is trying to ignore the whispers that call her illegitimate, undead, cursed. Mirabella and Arsinoe have escaped the island of Fennbirn, but how long before the island calls them back? Jules is returning to Fennbirn and has become the unlikely figurehead of a revolution threatening to topple Katharine's already unsteady rule. But what good is a revolution if something is wrong with the island itself? Kendare Blake's Two Dark Reigns is the heart-stopping third book in the bestselling Three Dark Crowns series. Discover more about Fennbirn and the three queens in the thrilling start to the quartet, Three Dark Crowns, and its sequel One Dark Throne.

Anna Dressed in Blood Duology

Anna Dressed in Blood Duology

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 08/05/2018

This discounted ebundle includes: Anna Dressed in Blood, Girl of Nightmares"e;Anna Dressed in Blood is a dark and intricate tale, with a hero who kills the dead but is half in love with death himself. By the end of the book, you will be too. Spellbinding and romantic."e;-Cassandra Clare, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments seriesCas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead.So did his father before him, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill. Now, armed with his father's mysterious and deadly athame, Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. Together they follow legends and local lore, trying to keep up with the murderous dead-keeping pesky things like the future and friends at bay.Other Tor books by Kendare BlakeThe Goddess War TrilogyAntigoddessMortal GodsUngodlyAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Queens of Fennbirn

Queens of Fennbirn

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 03/05/2018

Queens of Fennbirn contains two gripping stories from the New York Times bestselling Three Dark Crowns universe, written by Kendare Blake.The Young Queens is the story of the three queens when they were born, before they were separated - it gives a short glimpse of the time when they all lived together, loved each other and protected one another. It's also the story of the day they were torn apart and the immediate years that followed before the opening of Three Dark Crowns.The Oracle Queen - historically, baby queens born with the sight gift were drowned. This had been the practice for hundreds of years, so long that few were even born any more, as if the Goddess knew it would be a waste. It is a harsh sentence, but necessary, for it is well-known that in a queen the sight gift will run strong. Strong enough to drive her mad. This is the tale of the last sight-gift queen to be allowed to live. She was overcome by paranoia and false visions, driven past the brink by the phantom thoughts of others in her head, so she set upon the capital with bloody ruin, murdering whole houses, whole family lines, without trial. Or at least, that is how the tale is told. This is her story.

Queens of Fennbirn Two Three Dark Crowns Novellas

Queens of Fennbirn Two Three Dark Crowns Novellas

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Queens of Fennbirn contains two gripping stories from the New York Times bestselling Three Dark Crowns universe, written by Kendare Blake. The Young Queens is the story of the three queens when they were born, before they were separated - it gives a short glimpse of the time when they all lived together, loved each other and protected one another. It's also the story of the day they were torn apart and the immediate years that followed before the opening of Three Dark Crowns. The Oracle Queen - historically, baby queens born with the sight gift were drowned. This had been the practice for hundreds of years, so long that few were even born any more, as if the Goddess knew it would be a waste. It is a harsh sentence, but necessary, for it is well-known that in a queen the sight gift will run strong. Strong enough to drive her mad. This is the tale of the last sight-gift queen to be allowed to live. She was overcome by paranoia and false visions, driven past the brink by the phantom thoughts of others in her head, so she set upon the capital with bloody ruin, murdering whole houses, whole family lines, without trial. Or at least, that is how the tale is told. This is her story.

Oracle Queen

Oracle Queen

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 03/04/2018

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series introduces readers to the Oracle Queen in this riveting prequel e-novella. Triplet queens born on the island of Fennbirn can be many things: Elementals. Poisoners. Naturalists. If an oracle queen is born, however, one with the gift of sight, shes immediately drowned, extinguishing her chance at ever taking the throne. But thats not howit always was. This cautionary practice started long ago, with Queen Elsabetthe legendary, and last, oracle queenwhose reign was tinged with blood and horror.Paranoid, ruthless, and utterly mad, Elsabets mistrust led to the senseless slaying of three entire houses of innocent people. At least, thats the unchallenged tale carried down from generation to generation. But what really happened? Discover the true story behind the queen who, though born with the gift of sight, could not foresee her swift and sudden fall from power . . . until it was too late.Fans of the Three Dark Crowns series will be enthralled with Queen Elsabets genesis, riveted by her madness, and compelled by her tragicand bloodyreign.

Oracle Queen

Oracle Queen

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 03/04/2018

A short story from Kendare Blake's bestselling Three Dark Crowns universe, The Oracle Queen tells the story of the last queen born with the gift of sight. . .Historically, baby queens born with the sight gift were drowned. This had been the practice for hundreds of years, so long that few were even born anymore, as if the Goddess knew it would be a waste. It is a harsh sentence, but necessary, for it is well-known that in a queen the sight gift will run strong. Strong enough to drive her mad.This is the tale the last sight gift queen to be allowed to live. She was overcome by paranoia and false visions, driven past the brink by the phantom thoughts of others in her head, so she set upon the capital with bloody ruin, murdering whole houses, whole family lines without trial. Or at least, that is how the tale is told. This is her story.

Goddess War Trilogy

Goddess War Trilogy

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 09/01/2018

This discounted ebundle includes: Antigoddess, Mortal Gods, Ungodly"e;Blake presents a gory, thrilling vision of the twilight of the gods, in all their pettiness and power, while letting readers draw their own messages and conclusions."e; -Publishers Weekly, starred reviewOld gods never die.... Or so Athena thought.As horrific afflictions bring the ancient immortal Olympians to their knees, a thoroughly modern Athena and Hermes travel the world searching for answers. What they find is Cassandra, the ordinary girl who can't remember her extraordinary past life. The Goddess War begins in Antigoddess, the first book in a riveting new horror series from Kendare Blake, critically acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood.Other Tor Teen books by Kendare BlakeAnna Dressed in BloodGirl of NightmaresAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Young Queens

Young Queens

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 09/01/2018

Three black witches, born to a descending queen. One would rise to become queen in her place. Perhaps the strongest of the three. Perhaps the cleverest. Or perhaps it would be the girl born under the best shield of luck.Katharine, Arsinoe and Mirabella - three young queens born to fulfil their destiny - to fight to the death to win the crown. But before they were poisoner, elemental and naturalist, they were children, sisters and friends . . . Discover the origin story of the three queens of Fennbirn in this exclusive e-novella from Kendare Blake, bestselling author of the New York Times bestselling, Three Dark Crowns. What everyone is saying about Three Dark Crowns:'A brutal and inventive fantasy that is as addictive as it is horrifying.' Marissa Meyer, NYT bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles on Three Dark Crowns'Gorgeous and bloody, tender and violent, elegant, precise, and passionate; above all, completely addicting.' Kirkus Reviews on Three Dark Crowns

Young Queens

Young Queens

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 26/12/2017

In this must-read prequel to Kendare Blakes New York Times bestselling Three Dark Crowns, the queens origin story is revealed. Its a pre-crown lowdown of Fennbirns ruling class.Mirabella, Arsinoe, and Katharine weren't always scheming to murder each other. They weren't always surrounded by rival foster families, each swearing to have their best interests at heart. And they weren't always afraid of being unexpectedly attackedby one of their own sisters, no lessin a way that could cost them their last breath. They used to be together. Just three sisters. Alone in a glen.This is the story of the three queensafter they were born, before they were separated, during the time when they all lived together, loved each other, and protected each other. Its also the story of the day they were torn apart, and the several years that follow. From birth to eleven years old, this is a rare glimpse of the queens' livesbefore they were at stake.

One Dark Throne

One Dark Throne

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2017

The battle for the crown has begun, but which of the three sisters will prevail? With the unforgettable events of the Quickening behind them and the Ascension Year underway, all bets are off. Katharine, once the weak and feeble sister, is stronger than ever before. Arsinoe, after discovering the truth about her powers, must figure out how to make her secret talent work in her favour without anyone finding out. And Mirabella, once thought to be the strongest sister of all and the certain Queen Crowned, faces attacks like never before - ones that put those around her in danger that she can't seem to prevent. In One Dark Throne, the enthralling sequel to Kendare Blake's The New York Times-bestselling Three Dark Crowns, Fennbirn's deadliest queens must face the one thing standing in their way of the crown: each other.

Antigoddess

Antigoddess

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Ungodly

Ungodly

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 22/09/2015

As ancient immortals are left reeling, a modern Athena and Hermes search the world for answers in Ungodly, the final Goddess War novel by the acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood. For the Goddess of Wisdom, what Athena didn't know could fill a book. That's what Ares said.So she was wrong about some things. So the assault on Olympus left them beaten and scattered and possibly dead. So they have to fight the Fates themselves, who, it turns out, are the source of the gods' illness. And sure, Athena is stuck in the underworld, holding the body of the only hero she has ever loved. But Hermes is still topside, trying to power up Andie and Henry before he runs out of time and dies, or the Fates arrive to eat their faces.And Cassandra is up there somewhere too. On a quest for death. With the god of death.Just because things haven't gone exactly according to plan, it doesn't mean they've lost. They've only mostly lost. And there's a big difference.

Dogs of Athens

Dogs of Athens

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 09/09/2015

"e;The Dogs of Athens"e; by Kendare Blake is a dark story set before the events of the Goddess Wars series for young adults during the twilight of the gods. Greek goddess Artemis and her immortal companions have returned to modern-day Athens where a chance reunion with Actaeon, the mortal hero who fell prey to Artemis' fatal wrath thousands of years ago, turns violent once again.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Mortal Gods

Mortal Gods

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 14/10/2014

As ancient immortals are left reeling, a modern Athena and Hermes search the world for answers in Mortal Gods, the second Goddess War novel by Kendare Blake, acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood.Ares, god of war, is leading the other dying gods into battle. Which is just fine with Athena. She's ready to wage a war of her own, and she's never liked him anyway. If Athena is lucky, the winning gods will have their immortality restored. If not, at least she'll have killed the bloody lot of them, and she and Hermes can die in peace.Cassandra Weaver is a weapon of fate. The girl who kills gods. But all she wants is for the god she loved and lost to return to life. If she can't have that, then the other gods will burn, starting with his murderer, Aphrodite.The alliance between Cassandra and Athena is fragile. Cassandra suspects Athena lacks the will to truly kill her own family. And Athena fears that Cassandra's hate will get them all killed.The war takes them across the globe, searching for lost gods, old enemies, and Achilles, the greatest warrior the world has ever seen. As the struggle escalates, Athena and Cassandra must find a way to work together. Because if they can't, fates far worse than death await.

When Gods and Vampires Roamed Miami

When Gods and Vampires Roamed Miami

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 30/09/2014

"e;When Gods and Vampires Roamed Miami"e; is the story of when immortal teen goddess Athena is mistaken for a vampire by a desperate youth who refuses to leave her side until she turns him. This tale takes place in the world of the Goddess Wars series for young adults by award-winning author Kendare Blake.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Goddess War: Antigoddess Book 1

The Goddess War: Antigoddess Book 1

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2013

He was Apollo, the sun, and he'd burn down anything that tried to hurt her... Cassandra and Aidan are just your average high-school couple. Or so Cassandra believes. Blissfully unaware that she was once a powerful prophetess, Cassandra doesn't even know that god exist...Until now. Because the gods are dying - and Cassandra could hold the answer to their survival. But Aidan has a secret of his own. He is really Apollo, god of the sun, and he will do anything to protect the girl he loves from the danger that's coming for her. Even if it means war against his immortal family... Sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; relentless action and suspense - ANTIGODDESS is the YA novel you've been waiting for.

Antigoddess

Antigoddess

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2013

The Goddess War begins in Antigoddess, the first installment of the new series by acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Kendare Blake.Old Gods never die...Or so Athena thought. But then the feathers started sprouting beneath her skin, invading her lungs like a strange cancer, and Hermes showed up with a fever eating away his flesh. So much for living a quiet eternity in perpetual health.Desperately seeking the cause of their slow, miserable deaths, Athena and Hermes travel the world, gathering allies and discovering enemies both new and old. Their search leads them to Cassandra-an ordinary girl who was once an extraordinary prophetess, protected and loved by a god. These days, Cassandra doesn't involve herself in the business of gods-in fact, she doesn't even know they exist. But she could be the key in a war that is only just beginning. Because Hera, the queen of the gods, has aligned herself with other of the ancient Olympians, who are killing off rivals in an attempt to prolong their own lives. But these anti-gods have become corrupted in their desperation to survive, horrific caricatures of their former glory. Athena will need every advantage she can get, because immortals don't just flicker out. Every one of them dies in their own way. Some choke on feathers. Others become monsters. All of them rage against their last breath. The Goddess War is about to begin.

Girl of Nightmares

Girl of Nightmares

Author: Kendare Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2013

Just you average boy-meets-girl, girl gets sucked into Hell story ... This is Kendare Blake's follow-up to the thrillingly creepy romance that was Anna Dressed in Blood. Cas Lowood is no ordinary ghost hunter - he's in love with a dead girl. Her name is Anna Korlov. Anna Dressed in Blood. The girl who sacrificed herself to save his life. Racked with guilt, Cas sets out to do what he does best - hunt a ghost. But this time his aim is not to kill. He must rescue Anna from the depths of Hell. But Hell is also home to a creature Cas has battled before ... PRAISE FOR ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD: 'Anna Dressed in Blood is a dark and intricate tale, with a hero who kills the dead but is half in love with death himself. By the end of the book, you will be too. Spellbinding and romantic.' Cassandra Clare, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments series 'It's the old boy-meets-girl story, if the boy is a wry, self-destructive ghost-hunter bent on avenging his father and the girl is a homicidal ghost trapped in a house full of everyone she's ever murdered. Needless to say, Cas and Anna are my new favorite twosome. When I got to the last page, I flipped back to the first.' Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of Red Glove

Sleep Walk Society

Sleep Walk Society

Author: Kendare Blake Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2010

In the spring of 2002,childhood friends, Violet Monroe and Terran Ingram are headed home from their first year in college. It has been an eventful year; Terran has become the new beauty queen on campus and Violet well....Then of course there was the 9/11 attack on America. Both are returning home with thoughts of reuniting with their other best friend, Joey, very rich and underachieving and madly in love with Terran. Their hopes of a carefree summer are dashed forever by the events that take place. Violet is forced to re-examine her world. She discovers cold truths about the state of her parent's marriage. She watches Terran submit to her mother's ambitions by suppressing her misery in a twisted romance with Joey. Both learn that despite having been in love with Terran for years She is not what Joey really wants. With the help of Brandon, Joey's charismatic cousin, who is visiting for the summer, Violet begins to understand the nature of choices. Things change and relationships die.