A Man Betrayed

By J. V. Jones (Electronic Book, 2001)
Prince Kylock, heir apparent to the ruling throne of the Four Kingdoms, murders King Lesketh. With this foul act, "A Man Betrayed" bringsthe reader further into the turbulent world of the Four Kingdoms.

Picking up where "The Baker's Boy" left off, the betrothment partyfrom the Four Kingdoms is well on the road to meet Kylock's bride-to-be, Catherine, daughter of the Duke of Bren. This is purely a political movemeant to solidify The Four Kingdoms' power in the Known Lands.

Meanwhile, Jack and Melli, long since escaped from the Four Kingdoms, are separated. Jack falls into the company of a smuggler and blackmarketeer while Melli is now the pride of a slave trader on his way toBren. Nabber has followed Tawl westward to Bren only to find Tawlfighting for his living as a pit fighter. Kylock resumes hostilitieswith the Halcus in what grows to be a full-scale war. As the weddingcomes closer to reality, loyalties change hands, marriages areannounced, Kylock asserts his Machiavellian power... and Jack comescloser to understanding his powers and his origins.

"A complex tale of sorcery and swordsmanship, intrigue and affairs ofthe heart."<

Prince Kylock, heir apparent to the ruling throne of the Four Kingdoms, murders King Lesketh. With this foul act, "A Man Betrayed" bringsthe reader further into the turbulent world of the Four Kingdoms.

Picking up where "The Baker's Boy" left off, the betrothment partyfrom the Four Kingdoms is well on the road to meet Kylock's bride-to-be, Catherine, daughter of the Duke of Bren. This is purely a political movemeant to solidify The Four Kingdoms' power in the Known Lands.

Meanwhile, Jack and Melli, long since escaped from the Four Kingdoms, are separated. Jack falls into the company of a smuggler and blackmarketeer while Melli is now the pride of a slave trader on his way toBren. Nabber has followed Tawl westward to Bren only to find Tawlfighting for his living as a pit fighter. Kylock resumes hostilitieswith the Halcus in what grows to be a full-scale war. As the weddingcomes closer to reality, loyalties change hands, marriages areannounced, Kylock asserts his Machiavellian power... and Jack comescloser to understanding his powers and his origins.

"A complex tale of sorcery and swordsmanship, intrigue and affairs ofthe heart."<

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759540873
  • On Sale Date: 12/01/2001
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