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The Glittering Court


The Glittering Court

The Glittering Court

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by Richelle Mead - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they’ve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea. After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and, most importantly, from Cedric himself --- even though she’s falling in love with him.

by Richelle Mead - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Mira is a war refugee, cast out of her home country and thrust into another, where she has learned to fight against the many injustices around her in the Glittering Court.  Mira plans to earn off her marriage contract price, and finally be free. She pitches herself as an asset to one of the passengers on board the ship: the sardonic and aloof Grant Elliot, whom she’s discovered is a spy for the prestigious McGraw Agency. His cover blown, Grant has little choice but to take her on. Neither of them can ignore the attraction burning between them --- an attraction so powerful, it threatens to unravel everything Mira’s worked so hard for. With freedom finally within her grasp, can Mira risk it all for love?