Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781409150732
Size: 17.53 MB
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This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power. Fearful of Mare's potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime. But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance - Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart . . .

Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062310651
Size: 15.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard's sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her? Mare Barrow's world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver- blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and all the nobles, she discovers she has an ability of her own. To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. As Mare is drawn further into the Silver world, she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard—a growing Red rebellion—even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction. One wrong move can lead to her death, but in the dangerous game she plays, the only certainty is betrayal.

Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Noura Books
ISBN: 9786023850624
Size: 20.80 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Kupandangi kedua tanganku, lenganku, terpana saat petir menyapu tubuhku. Pakaianku terbakar, gosong oleh panas api, tapi kulitku tak berubah. Ini pasti salah. Aku masih hidup. Ajang Pemilihan Ratu telah menguak bakat luar biasa yang tersembunyi dalam diri Mare-dia pun dijodohkan dengan pangeran berdarah perak dari Kerajaan Norta. Mungkin kau anggap kisah ini akan berakhir manis; putri dan pangeran hidup bahagia selama-lamanya. Tapi, tunggu dulu. Masalahnya, Mare adalah Kaum Merah-manusia berdarah merah. Kehidupan Mare dan sang pangeran sangat bertolak belakang. Keduanya tidak seharusnya ditakdirkan bersatu. Setidaknya, sampai diketahui ada di antara Kaum Merah yang memiliki keistimewaan, seperti Mare. Selama ini Kaum Merah ditindas oleh Kaum Perak. Mare benci kaumnya diperlakukan tidak adil. Dia sudah muak dengan kekejaman Kaum Perak, yang membuat orang-orang yang dia kenal mati sia-sia. Maka inilah saat baginya memulai perlawanan, apa pun risikonya. Bersama Barisan Merah, dia akan menjalani rencana besar demi menuntut keadilan. [Mizan, Noura Books, Nourabooks, Novel, Fiksi, Indonesia]

Red Queen

Author: Christina Henry
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781785653346
Size: 11.56 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The land outside of the Old City was supposed to be green, lush, hopeful. But the verdant fields are nothing but ash—and hope is nowhere to be found. Still, Alice and Hatcher are on a mission to find his daughter: a quest they will not forsake even as it takes them deep into the clutches of the mad White Queen or into the realm of the twisted and cruel Black King. The pieces are set and the game has begun, and each move brings Alice closer to her destiny.

The Red Queen

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141965451
Size: 11.55 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Sex is as fascinating to scientists as it is to the rest of us. A vast pool of knowledge, therefore, has been gleaned from research into the nature of sex, from the contentious problem of why the wasteful reproductive process exists at all, to how individuals choose their mates and what traits they find attractive. This fascinating book explores those findings, and their implications for the sexual behaviour of our own species. It uses the Red Queen from ‘Alice in Wonderland’ – who has to run at full speed to stay where she is – as a metaphor for a whole range of sexual behaviours. The book was shortlisted for the 1994 Rhone-Poulenc Prize for Science Books. ‘Animals and plants evolved sex to fend off parasitic infection. Now look where it has got us. Men want BMWs, power and money in order to pair-bond with women who are blonde, youthful and narrow-waisted ... a brilliant examination of the scientific debates on the hows and whys of sex and evolution’ Independent.

The Red Queen

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547544229
Size: 18.67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Barbara Halliwell, on a grant at Oxford, receives an unexpected package-a centuries-old memoir by a Korean crown princess. An appropriate gift indeed for her impending trip to Seoul, but Barbara doesn't know who sent it. On the plane, she avidly reads the memoir, a story of great intrigue as well as tragedy. The Crown Princess Hyegyong recounts in extraordinary detail the ways of the Korean court and confesses the family dramas that left her childless and her husband dead by his own hand. When a Korean man Barbara meets at her hotel offers to guide her to some of the haunts of the crown princess, Barbara tours the royal courts and develops a strong affinity for everything related to the princess and her mysterious life. Barbara's time in Korea goes quickly, but captivated by her experience and wanting to know more about the princess, she wonders if her life can ever be the way it was before.

King S Cage

Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781409150770
Size: 17.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The highly anticipated new novel from New York Times Number One bestselling author of RED QUEEN. Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven continues weaving his web in an attempt to maintain control over his country - and his prisoner. As Mare remains trapped in the palace, the remnants of the Red Rebellion continue organizing and expanding. As they prepare for war, no longer able to linger in the shadows, Cal - the exiled prince with his own claim on Mare's heart - will stop at nothing to bring her back. In this breathless new novel from the bestselling author of the Red Queen series, blood will turn on blood and allegiances will be tested on every side. If the Lightning Girl's spark is gone, who will light the way for the rebellion?