‘The future is not set in stone, Hallow, many small moments change its path. In some futures, the crown on Prince Cinder’s head brings prosperity, in others death. There is another, whose head is better suited to wear the crown.’
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An unexpected invitation leads Lynne into another adventure.She finds herself travelling through the hot and mysterious land of Egypt.Little does she know that before the journey’s end, she will have fulfilled another of her ‘do before I die’ dreams.Never would she have imagined it would happen in a Nubian village.
With enemies disguised as allies, her children by Charity and her sister Rue secreted away in a Hallow hideaway, and a new babe dependant on her actions and choices, Patience must irrevocably commit to Shoethal or Rhyndel - and the wrong allegiance could cost the lives of those she holds most dear.
Prince Cinder's necromantic wound continues to fester, sending Shade to quest for a cure amongst the dark and dangerous mysteries of his necromancer's tower.
In the West, the Rhyndelian King strikes a bargain with Charity, and agrees to release the Rhyndelian army into Charity's control...
Secrets and past deeds are shadows on the horizon, threatening the future of the Shoethalian dynasty.
Whilst Cinder's softening approach to conversion and his growing popularity and strength bring forth a new threat in a party of High Conclave Priests from Worship.
Time grows short and enemies gather at all sides, with poison the weapon of choice...
Welcome to Cowards and Kings, the Hallow Legacy: Book Two, Poisons and Priests
(Book One, Conquests and Crowns)