The Baker's Boy

By J. V. Jones (Electronic Book, 2000)
An ancient prophecy, court intrigue, and a world war directed by magicalmeans are the basis for this three-book series set in the world of theFour Kingdoms. It stars Jack, a young man of unknown parentage whosemagical talents will be either his salvation or his bane; the highbornyoung woman Melliandra, determined to run away from her life ofprivilege rather than be married to a man she despises; the tragicknight Tawl, whose mission is doomed from the day he undertakes it; theevil Baralis, traitor to his King; and a cast of many more, all finelydrawn.

For countless years magic has fueled a conspiracy to capturethe crown of the Four Kingdoms. Now, as the King lays dying, traitorouspowers prepare a political marriage to secure the taking of the throne.But the highborn young Melliandra refuses to bethroth a sinister prince, and flees the castle with Jack, a kitchen apprentice terrified by hissudden p

An ancient prophecy, court intrigue, and a world war directed by magicalmeans are the basis for this three-book series set in the world of theFour Kingdoms. It stars Jack, a young man of unknown parentage whosemagical talents will be either his salvation or his bane; the highbornyoung woman Melliandra, determined to run away from her life ofprivilege rather than be married to a man she despises; the tragicknight Tawl, whose mission is doomed from the day he undertakes it; theevil Baralis, traitor to his King; and a cast of many more, all finelydrawn.

For countless years magic has fueled a conspiracy to capturethe crown of the Four Kingdoms. Now, as the King lays dying, traitorouspowers prepare a political marriage to secure the taking of the throne.But the highborn young Melliandra refuses to bethroth a sinister prince, and flees the castle with Jack, a kitchen apprentice terrified by hissudden p

Product Details

The Baker's Boy
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759540538
  • On Sale Date: 12/15/2000
The Baker's Boy