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Emily R. King


Emily R. King

Emily R. King is a reader of everything and a writer of fantasy. Born in Canada and raised in the USA, she has perfected the use of “eh” and “y’all” and uses both interchangeably. Shark advocate, consumer of gummy bears, and islander at heart, Emily’s greatest interests are her four children. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and an active participant in her local writers’ community. She lives in Northern Utah with her family and their cantankerous cat. Visit Emily at

Emily R. King

Books by Emily R. King

by Emily R. King - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Kalinda has survived it all: Marriage to a tyrant. The forbidden power to rule fire. The icy touch of a demon. That same demon now disguises itself as Rajah Tarek, Kalinda’s late husband. Upon taking control of the palace and the army, the demon brands Kalinda and her companions as traitors to the empire. They flee across the sea, seeking haven in Lestari, where Kalinda’s powers are not condemned. Now free to use them to protect those she loves, Kalinda soon realizes that the demon has tainted her with a cold poison, rendering her fire uncontrollable. But the lack of control may be just what she needs to send the demon back to the darkest depths of the Void.

by Emily R. King - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Though the tyrant rajah she was forced to marry is dead, Kalinda’s troubles are far from over. A warlord has invaded the imperial city, and now she’s in exile. But she isn’t alone. Kalinda has the allegiance of Captain Deven Naik, her guard and beloved, imprisoned for treason and stripped of command. With the empire at war, their best hope is to find Prince Ashwin, the rajah’s son, who has promised Deven’s freedom on one condition: that Kalinda will fight and defeat three formidable opponents. But as Kalinda’s tournament strengths are once again challenged, so too is her relationship with Deven.

by Emily R. King - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Eighteen-year-old Kalinda is an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife in the ancient Tarachand Empire. Her dream is to continue living in her Sisterhood’s temple. But a visit from the tyrant Rajah Tarek disrupts her life. Within hours, she is ripped from her home and ordered to fight for her place among the rajah’s 99 wives and numerous courtesans. Her only solace comes from the stoic but kind Captain Deven. Faced with the danger of a tournament to the death, Kalinda has only one hope for escape, and it lies in a forbidden power within her.