Crown Duel

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Crown Duel

The Crown & Court Duet, Book I

By Sherwood Smith

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152016081, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1997

A deathbed promise to their father sends a daring girl and her brother off to war. Filled with intrigue, romance, and magic, this spellbinding novel is a dramatic coming-of-age story about a girl who rises from impoverished beginnings to take command of her own fate. Smith tells a fast-moving tale of adventure, intrigue, and honor, with Mel a likable heroine and a lively narrator. --"Booklist"