The Dragon's Promise :the Sunday Times bestselling magical sequel to Six Crimson Cranes - Six Crimson Cranes

4.26 (172 Ratings by Goodreads)
The Dragon's Promise

The Dragon's Promise :the Sunday Times bestselling magical sequel to Six Crimson Cranes - Six Crimson Cranes

4.26 (172 Ratings by Goodreads)
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Published: 30 August, 2022
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'A dazzling fairytale' Stephanie Garber, on Six Crimson Cranes

A dragon's kingdom. A star-crossed love. And a cursed pearl with the power to mend the world, or break it . .
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Shiori's quest continues in the soaring Sunday Times bestselling sequel to the New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy Six Crimson Cranes.

Princess Shiori made a deathbed promise to return the dragon's pearl to its rightful owner, but keeping that promise is more dangerous than she ever imagined.

She must journey to the kingdom of dragons, navigate political intrigue among humans and dragons alike, fend off thieves who covet the pearl for themselves and will go to any lengths to get it, all the while cultivating the appearance of a perfect princess to dissuade those who would see her burned at the stake for the magic that runs in her blood.

The pearl itself is no ordinary cargo; it thrums with malevolent power, jumping to Shiori's aid one minute, and betraying her the next - threatening to shatter her family and sever the thread of fate that binds her to her true love. It will take every ounce of strength Shiori can muster to defend the life and the love she's fought so hard to win.

PRAISE FOR ELIZABETH LIM

'Magic leaps from every page of Lim's exquisite fairytale' Axie Oh

'An amazing creation!' Tamora Pierce

'The perfect blend of whimsy and ferociousness, with twists and turns that will tug at your heartstrings' Chloe Gong

'This is a gem for all lovers of whimsical fantasy!' Natasha Ngan

'Lim is a master storyteller which is apparent with every magical turn of the page' Kerri Maniscalco

'This book is magic!' Kristin Cashore

'Elizabeth Lim takes readers on a captivating and wholly original journey' Melissa Bashardoust

** PRAISE FOR ELIZABETH LIM **
Magic leaps from every page of Lim's exquisite fairytale. Teeming with romance and adventure, The Dragon's Promise is a poignant conclusion to one of my favorite stories of all time * Axie Oh, New York Times-bestselling author of The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea *
A riveting conclusion to Shiori's splendid tale of courage and heart! Elizabeth Lim's masterful storytelling immersed me in a vivid world full of magic and romance, and had me rooting for the star-crossed lovers at every turn * June CL Tan, author of Jade Fire Gold *
A perfect conclusion. The Dragon's Promise continues a tale of intrigue and adventure, with a love story that will feel like a warm hug. I absolutely adore Shiori and Takkan * Chloe Gong, bestselling author of These Violent Delights *
Every bit as gorgeous, romantic and dazzling as its predecessor, The Dragon's Promise is the perfect end to a stunning duology * Sangu Mandanna, author of The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches *
A dazzling fairy tale full of breathtaking storytelling * Stephanie Garber, New York and Sunday Times bestselling author of Once Upon a Broken Heart on Six Crimson Cranes *
An amazing creation! * Tamora Pierce, New York Times bestselling author of Tempests and Slaughter on Spin the Dawn *
The perfect blend of whimsy and ferociousness, with twists and turns that will tug at your heartstrings * Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights on Six Crimson Cranes *
This is a gem for all lovers of whimsical fantasy! * Natasha Ngan, New York Times bestselling author of Girls of Paper and Fire on Six Crimson Cranes *
Lim is a master storyteller which is apparent with every magical turn of the page * Kerri Maniscalco, New York Times bestselling author of Kingdom of the Wicked on Six Crimson Cranes *
This book is magic! * Kristin Cashore, New York Times bestselling author of Graceling on Six Crimson Cranes *
Elizabeth Lim takes readers on a captivating and wholly original journey * Melissa Bashardoust, author of Girl, Serpent, Thorn on Six Crimson Cranes *
A beautiful novel about standing up for your beliefs, making peace with the past and fighting for those you love, all with the added excitement of enchantments, mythical creatures and a romance to truly believe in. The Dragon's Promise delivers a strong conclusion to the story that was begun in Six Crimson Cranes and fantasy fans will find a lot to love about it too * Culturefly *

Elizabeth Lim grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was raised on a hearty diet of fairy tales, myths, and songs. Before becoming an author, Elizabeth was a professional film and video game composer, and she still tends to come up with her best book ideas while writing near a piano. An alumna of Harvard College and the Juilliard School, she now resides in New York with her husband and two daughters.


Other books by Elizabeth include Spin the Dawn and Unravel the Dusk, the New York Times bestseller So This is Love, and Reflection.

Type Book
ISBN 9781529356786
Number Of Pages 496
Item Weight 740 g
Product Dimensions 160 x 234 x 48 mm
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback