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Jennifer A. Nielsen

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Jennifer A. Nielsen

Jennifer A. Nielsen

Books by Jennifer A. Nielsen

by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Kestra Dallisor has finally gained possession of the Olden Blade and with it she attempts to destroy the tyrannical Lord Endrick. But then the king strips her of her memory, and leaves her weak and uncertain, bound to obey him. Heartbroken, Simon is desperate to return Kestra to the rebel she was, but refuses to use magic to heal her. With war looming on the horizon, Kestra and Simon will have to learn to trust each other again if they have any hope of surviving. But can a heart once broken ever be healed?

by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Love & Romance, Magic, Romance, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile, but that won't stop her from being drawn back into her father's palace politics. He's second-in-command to the king, Lord Endrick, which makes Kestra a valuable bargaining chip. A group of rebels knows this and they kidnap her. They want her to retrieve the lost Olden Blade, the only object that can destroy the king. One of the rebels, Simon, has his hands full as Kestra tries to foil their plot. As motives shift and secrets emerge, both have to decide what --- and who --- it is they're fighting for.

by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Children's, Culture
With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city.
by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 11+

As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison turned refuge for the ill. The Scourge's victims can only expect to live out short, painful lives there. However, Ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. She's been caught in a devious plot, and, with the help of her best friend, Weevil, Ani means to uncover the truth.

by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Soon, it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. But the further Jaron is forced to run from his identity, the more he wonders if it is possible to go too far. Will he ever be able to return home again? Or will he have to sacrifice his own life in order to save his kingdom?

by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Children's, Fiction

Lose the game, lose your life. The first book in the high-charged Ascendance Trilogy.