win prizes
Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

Reader Reviewed
Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton
  

Traitor to the Throne

Part of the Rebel of the Sands Trilogy Series
NewGen - YA Fiction   Fantasy   eBook Favourites   eBook Favourites   
Download an extract Share this book

Lovereading view...

In a Nutshell: Fantastical feast of espionage, revenge, rebellion and romance | Steeped in magic and myth, this sequel to Rebel of the Sands tingles with tension and the potent appeal of a heroine whose wit and power never let up.

Amani is the Blue-Eyed Bandit, a girl who was “made in the sands and sharpened by the desert and who burned with all of its fire”. Almost a year has passed since she fled her hampering hometown, seeking personal liberty, but ending up fighting for freedom with rebels. But then, as her reputation as a ruthless fighter runs rampant, and as the rebellion is on the brink of becoming a war, Amani is kidnapped and imprisoned in the tyrannical Sultan’s palace. Within this realm of intrigue and opulence, the Blue-Eyed Bandit’s survival instinct really kicks in and she determines to unveil the Sultan’s secrets. But, the deeper she delves into his world, and his decadent harem, the more she begins to question who the real villain is… ~ Joanne Owen

Reader Reviews

Teen/YA's love to read and so in addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. Click here to read their full reviews.

  • Celeste Phelan, age 15 - 'A fantastic novel with gripping plot twists. A perfect sequel to Rebel of the Sands.'
  • Olivia Tierney, age 19 - 'I cannot overstate how much I enjoyed Traitor to the Throne. It's magical full of intrigue and stellar world building. Read this next, you really won't disappointed.'
  • Izzy Read, age 16 - 'It is exhilarating, addictive and a completely thrilling read! WOW, I’ve been waiting for this sequel and it did not disappoint!!'  
  • Humaira, age 18 - 'I loved seeing the characters from the previous book and seeing them develop was done exceptionally well.'
  • Lauren Coffman, age 16 - 'The plot twists are frequent and beyond anything I could have imagined, making for a wonderfully unpredictable and unforeseen story that will surely satisfy even the wildest of imaginations.'

Synopsis

Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

This is not about blood or love. This is about treason. Nearly a year has passed since Amani and the rebels won their epic battle at Fahali. Amani has come into both her powers and her reputation as the Blue-Eyed Bandit, and the Rebel Prince's message has spread across the desert - though some might say out of control. But when a surprise encounter turns into a brutal kidnapping, Amani finds herself betrayed in the cruelest manner possible. Stripped of her powers and her identity, and torn from the man she loves, Amani must return to her desert-girl's instinct for survival. For the Sultan's palace is a dangerous one, and the harem is a viper's nest of suspicion, fear and intrigue. Just the right place for a spy to thrive...But spying is a dangerous game, and when ghosts from Amani's past emerge to haunt her, she begins to wonder if she can trust her own treacherous heart.

About the Author

Alwyn Hamilton

Alwyn Hamilton was born in Toronto and spent her early years bouncing between Europe and Canada until her parents settled in France. She left France for Cambridge University to study History of Art at King's College, focusing in on painting in the French Revolution. She then moved to London where she now lives and put her degree to use working for an auction house. Rebel Of The Sands is her first novel.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

2nd February 2017

Author

Alwyn Hamilton

More books by Alwyn Hamilton
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

alwynhamilton.com/
Loading twitter updates...

Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
Fantasy
eBook Favourites
eBook Favourites

Fantasy romance (Teenage)

ISBN

9780571325412

Lovereading is an amazing place to be, the website is wonderful and to me if I'm sad I'll go here and it cheers me up!

Sophia Upton

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.

Helen Jones

I 'Lovereading' because it lets me see what new books are around with a detailed synopsis and readers' reviews.

Judith Sharp

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

You can trust Lovereading to show unbiased reviews by actual, ordinary readers that help likeminded booklovers choose their next great read.

Linda Hill

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools