PoisonBook - 2013
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Poison, pigs, and princesses combine in this fun fantasy adventure. Sixteen-year-old Kyra is a potions master. When she learns the future of her kingdom includes destruction and despair, she knows what she must do: assassinate the princess, who also happens to be her best friend.
multcolib_lauralw Aug 08, 2018
"Kyra is a skilled killer and a master of potions, but she also happens to be funny, charming and surrounded by adorable animals all at the same time! In addition, she is entangled in a sweet romance while attempting to assassinate her best friend. "
Kyra is a skilled killer and a master of potions, but she also happens to be funny, charming and surrounded by adorable animals all at the same time! In addition, she is entangled in a sweet romance while attempting to assassinate her best friend.
When sixteen-year-old Kyra, a potions master, tries to save her kingdom by murdering the princess, who is also her best friend, the poisoned dart misses its mark and Kyra becomes a fugitive, pursued by the King's army and her ex-boyfriend Hal.
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Kyra is one of the top potions masters in her kingdom. In order to save it from certain doom, she had to poison the kingdoms biggest threat, its future ruler, who happens to also be Kyra’s best friend. The only problem is that Kyra’s poison dart missed its target and now she’s on the run. Trying to finish the job while avoiding the king’s army and a potion master ex-boyfriend isn't easy. Add a pig named Rosie and Fred, a traveler that Kyra likes but doesn't quite trust and Kyra’s mission, to murder, becomes the ultimate adventure.
When Kyra, the youngest and most talented potions master in the kingdom, has a vision of the soon-to-be-married Princess destroying the land, she knows what she must do: kill the princess…her best friend. Kyra is distraught at the thought of killing her best friend, which must be what causes her poisoned dart to miss it’s target and send Kyra running for her life from the Crown’s justice. Looking for another chance to save the kingdom, Kyra acquires a tracking pig from the King of Thieves, and a boisterous traveling companion, Fred. This strange have many misadventures, including a run-in with a hungry witch, trolls and a band of gypsies, in their quest to save the land from destruction.
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