A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen, #2) by Roshani ChokshiFrom the author of The Star-Touched Queen comes a beautiful lush fantasy, Roshani Chokshis A Crown of Wishes.
Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdoms enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighboring land and her sworn enemy kingdom. Unsatisfied with becoming a mere puppet king, Vikram offers Gauri a chance to win back her kingdom in exchange for her battle prowess. Together, theyll have to set aside their differences and team up to win the Tournament of Wishes - a competition held in a mythical city where the Lord of Wealth promises a wish to the victor.
Reaching the tournament is just the beginning. Once they arrive, danger takes on new shapes: poisonous courtesans and mischievous story birds, a feast of fears and twisted fairy revels.
Every which way they turn new trials will test their wit and strength. But what Gauri and Vikram will soon discover is that theres nothing more dangerous than what they most desire.
A Crown of Wishes
Sign up for our newsletters! While Gauri sees a wish as a chance to claim the throne from her malevolent brother Skanda, Vikram wants the recognition that he has never received from the Ujijain government because of his non-royal blood. The desire to change their circumstances and their kingdoms brings Vikram and Maya together, and they travel into a magical realm outside of their world a place full of mysterious creatures, magical lands, and twisted rules and promises. From there the games begin. Although the Tournament of Wishes promises a wish for the winner, it makes no guarantees of safety or security, and Maya and Vikram gain and lose much in their fight for the chance to gain a wish to determine their futures.
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Publisher: St. An ancient mystery. An unlikely union. For one young princess in a state of peril, a dangerous wish could be the only answer…. Now that she faces a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose.
A crown of wishes is finally here! I love this story so much I feel like making every friend of mine read it. What are you doing here?! Run, reader, run and start it right now :D. Martin's Griffin and NetGalley for sending me a copy of this book! A story could break its bones, grow wings, soar out of reach and dive out of sight in the time it took just to draw breath. It meant.