Crier's War (Hardcover)

By Nina Varela

HarperTeen, 9780062823946, 448pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

From debut author Nina Varela comes the first book in an Own Voices, richly imagined epic fantasy duology about an impossible love between two girls—one human, one Made—whose romance could be the beginning of a revolution.

Perfect for fans of Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Curse as well as Game of Thrones and Westworld.

After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, designed to be the playthings of royals, usurped their owners’ estates and bent the human race to their will.

Now Ayla, a human servant rising in the ranks at the House of the Sovereign, dreams of avenging her family’s death…by killing the sovereign’s daughter, Lady Crier.

Crier was Made to be beautiful, flawless, and to carry on her father’s legacy. But that was before her betrothal to the enigmatic Scyre Kinok, before she discovered her father isn’t the benevolent king she once admired, and most importantly, before she met Ayla.

Now, with growing human unrest across the land, pressures from a foreign queen, and an evil new leader on the rise, Crier and Ayla find there may be only one path to love: war.



About the Author

Nina Varela is a nationally awarded writer of screenplays, short fiction, poetry, and novels. She graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with a BFA in Writing for Screen & Television. She is originally from Durham, North Carolina, and now lives in Los Angeles.



Praise For Crier's War

Crier’s War is a beautiful poem of a book. Fans of both fantasy and sci-fi: this book is for you.”
— Tara Sim, Author of the Timekeeper Trilogy