Saturday 28 December 2019

Up Close and Dangerous

Judul : Up Close and Dangerous
Penulis : Linda Howard
Tebal : 408 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Anak tiri Bailey Wingate yang licik dan sudah dewasa terkejut saat mengetahui almarhum ayah mereka menunjuk Bailey sebagai pelaksana surat wasiat dan mengendalikan seluruh warisan sang ayah. Dan sejak saat itu, perseteruan di antara mereka semakin runcing. Satu tahun kemudian, dalam penerbangan menggunakan pesawat kecil, Bailey nyaris tewas ketika mesin pesawat mati—dan pesawat itu jatuh. 

Cam Justice, sang pilot superseksi yang berasal dari Texas, berhasil mendaratkan pesawat tanpa menghancurkannya. Terdampar di tengah alam yang buas, berusaha sekuat tenaga untuk mematikan perasaan yang disimpannya untuk lelaki kasar dan tampan di dekatnya, Bailey mulai bertanya-tanya apakah kecelakaan mengerikan ini sungguh-sungguh merupakan usaha sabotase. 

Tercabut dari dunia, dan dengan sedikit harapan bisa selamat, Bailey harus memercayakan nyawanya—dan hatinya—kepada Cam, sementara mereka menghadapi medan yang tidak bersahabat untuk menemukan jalan keluar menuju peradaban… di mana sang pembunuh menunggu untuk menyelesaikan niat jahatnya. 

The Cruel Prince

Judul : The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1)
Penulis : Holly Black
Tebal : 370 halaman
Penerbit : Hot Key Books

Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie

Judul : The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Mackenzies & McBrides #1)
Penulis : Jennifer Ashley
Tebal : 305 halaman
Penerbit: Berkley

The year is 1881. Meet the Mackenzie family--rich, powerful, dangerous, eccentric. A lady couldn't be seen with them without ruin. Rumors surround them--of tragic violence, of their mistresses, of their dark appetites, of scandals that set England and Scotland abuzz.

The youngest brother, Ian, known as the Mad Mackenzie, spent most of his young life in an asylum, and everyone agrees he is decidedly odd. He's also hard and handsome and has a penchant for Ming pottery and beautiful women.

Beth Ackerley, widow, has recently come into a fortune. She has decided that she wants no more drama in her life. She was raised in drama--an alcoholic father who drove them into the workhouse, a frail mother she had to nurse until her death, a fussy old lady she became constant companion to. No, she wants to take her money and find peace, to travel, to learn art, to sit back and fondly remember her brief but happy marriage to her late husband.

And then Ian Mackenzie decides he wants her.


Judul : Rebel (Legend #4)
Penulis : Marie Lu
Tebal : 376 halaman
Penerbit : Roaring Brook Press

Respect the Legend. Idolize the Prodigy. Celebrate the Champion. But never underestimate the Rebel.

Eden Wing has been living in his brother’s shadow for years. Even though he’s a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, and a brilliant inventor, most people know him only as Daniel Wing’s little brother.

A decade ago, Daniel was known as Day, the boy from the streets who led a revolution that saved the Republic of America. But Day is no longer the same young man who was once a national hero. These days he’d rather hide out from the world and leave his past behind. All that matters to him now is keeping Eden safe―even if that also means giving up June, the great love of Daniel’s life.

As the two brothers struggle to accept who they’ve each become since their time in the Republic, a new danger creeps into the distance that’s grown between them. Eden soon finds himself drawn so far into Ross City’s dark side, even his legendary brother can’t save him. At least not on his own . . .

Five Dark Fates

Judul : Five Dark Fates (Three Dark Crowns #4)
Penulis : Kendare Blake
Tebal : 480 halaman
Penerbit : Macmillan Children Books

Three dark sisters rise to fight. Allegiances shift. Bonds break. Secrets surface.

Mirabella has returned to the capital, seemingly under a banner of truce.

Katherine maintains her rule over Fennbirn – for now – but at huge personal cost.

Arsinoe is lost, the responsibility of stopping the ravaging mist heavy on her shoulders.

As oldest and youngest circle each other, and Katharine begins to yearn for the closeness that Mirabella and Arsinoe share, the dead queens hiss caution. They whisper that Mirabella is not to be trusted. But even they are drawn to her power . . .

The fate of the island lies in the hands of its queens.

The epic conclusion to Kendare Blake's bestselling Three Dark Crowns series.

Immortal Reign

Judul : Immortal Reign (Falling Kingdom #6)
Penulis : Morgan Rhodes
Tebal : 400 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

As two lethal elemental gods set out to destroy Mytica, sworn enemies must become allies in the final fight to save the kingdoms.

Jonas continues to willfully defy his destiny, but the consequences of plotting his own course are drastic. As the fight for Mytica rages on, he must decide just how much more he's willing to sacrifice.

Lucia knows there's something special about her daughter and she'll do anything to protect her, even if that means facing Kyan alone.

Amara is called back home to Kraeshia. Grandma Cortas has her own plans for Mytica's future. She promises Amara power, revenge, and dominance if she agrees to be part of her scheme.

Magnus and Cleo's love will be put to the ultimate test. Dark magic is causing widespread destruction throughout the kingdom. Enemies across the sea are advancing. And unrest is stirring throughout the land. Is their love strong enough to withstand the outside forces tearing them apart.

Thursday 26 December 2019

Two Dark Reigns

Judul : Two Dark Reigns (Three Dark Crowns #3)
Penulis : Kendare Blake
Tebal : 447 halaman
Penerbit : Pan MacMillan

One Crowned, Two Exiled, A Revolution Rising.

The battle has been fought, blood has been spilt and a queen has been crowned, but not all are happy with the outcome.

Katharine, the poisoner queen, has been crowned and is trying to ignore the whispers that call her illegitimate, undead, cursed.

Mirabella and Arsinoe have escaped the island of Fennbirn, but how long before the island calls them back?

Jules is returning to Fennbirn and has become the unlikely figurehead of a revolution threatening to topple Katharine's already unsteady rule.

But what good is a revolution if something is wrong with the island itself?

Crystal Storm

Judul : Crystal Storm (Falling Kingdom #5)
Penulis : Morgan Rhodes
Tebal : 379 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

An epic clash between gods and mortals threatens to tear Mytica apart . . . and prove that not even the purest of love stands a chance against the strongest of magic.

MAGNUS and CLEO are forced to test the strength of their love when Gaius returns to Mytica claiming he's no longer the King of Blood but a changed man seeking redemption.

LUCIA, pregnant with the child of a Watcher, has escaped the clutches of the unhinged fire god. Her powers are dwindling as she goes forth to fulfill a prophecy that will keep her baby safe . . . but could mean her demise.

JONAS treks back to Mytica with a plan to overtake Amara, but fate takes hold when he runs into the beautiful Princess Lucia and joins her on her perilous journey.

AMARA has taken the Mytican throne, but with no way to unleash the water magic trapped within her stolen crystal, she'll never be able to seize glory and get sweet revenge.

And what kind of darkness will descend--and who will be safe--after Prince Ashur reveals the dangerous price he paid to cheat death?

Devil in Spring

Judul : Devil in Spring (The Ravenels #3)
Penulis : Lisa Kleypas
Tebal : 370 halaman
Penerbit : Avon

An eccentric wallflower…

Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora Ravenel has different plans. The ambitious young beauty would much rather stay at home and plot out her new board game business than take part in the London Season. But one night at a glittering society ball, she’s ensnared in a scandal with a wickedly handsome stranger.

A cynical rake…

After years of evading marital traps with ease, Gabriel, Lord St. Vincent, has finally been caught-by a rebellious girl who couldn’t be less suitable. In fact, she wants nothing to do with him. But Gabriel finds the high-spirited Pandora irresistible. He’ll do whatever it takes to possess her, even if their marriage of convenience turns out to be the devil’s own bargain.

A perilous plot…

After succumbing to Gabriel’s skilled and sensuous persuasion, Pandora agrees to become his bride. But soon she discovers that her entrepreneurial endeavors have accidentally involved her in a dangerous conspiracy—and only her husband can keep her safe. As Gabriel protects her from their unknown adversaries, they realize their devil’s bargain may just turn out to be a match made in heaven...

Friday 29 November 2019


Judul : Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1)
Penulis : Jay Kristoff
Tebal : 463 halaman
Penerbit : Harper Collins

Mia Corvere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death.

Destined to destroy empires, the child raised in shadows made a promise on the day she lost everything: to avenge herself on those that shattered her world.

But the chance to strike against such powerful enemies will be fleeting, and Mia must become a weapon without equal. Before she seeks vengeance, she must seek training among the infamous assassins of the Red Church of Itreya.

Inside the Church's halls, Mia must prove herself against the deadliest of opponents and survive the tutelage of murderers, liars and daemons at the heart of a murder cult.

The Church is no ordinary school. But Mia is no ordinary student.

The Red Church is no ordinary school, but Mia is no ordinary student.

The shadows love her.

And they drink her fear.

The Serpent's Shadow

Judul : The Serpent's Shadow (The Kane Chronicles #3)
Penulis : Rick Riordan
Tebal : 448 halaman
Penerbit : Disney-Hyperion Books

He's b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink of civil war, the gods are divided, and the young initiates of Brooklyn House stand almost alone against the forces of chaos. The Kanes' only hope is an ancient spell that might turn the serpent's own shadow into a weapon, but the magic has been lost for a millennia. To find the answer they need, the Kanes must rely on the murderous ghost of a powerful magician who might be able to lead them to the serpent's shadow . . . or might lead them to their deaths in the depths of the underworld.

The Bride Wore Size 12

Judul : The Bride Wore Size 12 (Heather Wells #5)
Penulis : Meg Cabot
Tebal : 384 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Pernikahannya dengan detektif swasta, Cooper Cartwright, tinggal beberapa minggu lagi, dan Heather sangat stres. Dengan kematian mahasiswa baru yang cantik, Jasmine Albright, Heather yakin masalah tak akan bertambah buruk lagi. Sampai ketika semua mahasiswa menjadi tersangka dan ibunya yang telah lama pergi, muncul kembali.

Heather tak punya waktu untuk menangani air mata buaya ibunya. Ada rencana pernikahan yang harus diurus dan misteri pembunuhan yang harus diselesaikan. Karena bukan lonceng yang terdengar di pernikahannya melainkan desing peluru, Heather pun bertekad si penjahat harus mendapatkan hukuman setimpal jika itu hal terakhir yang bisa dilakukannya... dan kali ini, itu mungkin saja.

Size 12 and Ready To Rock

Judul : Size 12 and Ready To Rock (Heather Wells #4)
Penulis : Meg Cabot
Tebal : 352 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Hanya karena musim panas dan gedung tinggal sepi dari kehadiran para mahasiswa, tidak berarti Asisten Direktur Gedung Tinggal Heather Wells bisa bersantai-santai. Fischer Hall lebih sibuk dari biasanya, dipenuhi remaja-remaja cewek yang histeris menghadiri Tania Trace Teen Rock Camp untuk pertama kali. Acara yang dipandu sendiri oleh bintang pop sensasional Tania Trace—yang kebetulan baru saja menikah dan hamil muda dengan mantan pacar Heather, Jordan Cartwright yang jadi pujaan.

Tapi masalah yang sebenarnya baru dimulai ketika produser reality show ini tewas di hari pertama. Padahal jelas, Tania-lah sasaran sebenarnya.

Grant Cartwright, pemilik Carwright Records menginginkan menantu sekaligus tambang emasnya tetap hidup. Disewalah Cooper Cartwright, anak sulung, si pemberontak dalam keluarga, dan detektif swasta— sekaligus tunangan terbaru Heather. Mestinya Heather membiarkan semuanya menjadi urusan Cooper. Namun dengan gedung yang dipenuhi jeritan calon bintang remaja, ia tak tahan untuk terlibat. Setelah Tania mengungkapkan rahasia yang mengejutkan, acara ini menjadi lebih berbahaya daripada yang pernah dibayangkan.

Saturday 16 November 2019


Judul : Homegoing
Penulis : Yaa Gyasi
Tebal : 305 halaman
Penerbit : Vintage

Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery.

Homegoing follows the parallel paths of these sisters and their descendants through eight generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem. Yaa Gyasi’s extraordinary novel illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed—and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.

The Crown of Embers

Judul : The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns #2)
Penulis : Rae Carson
Tebal : 410 halaman
Penerbit : Greenwillow Books

She does not know what awaits her at the enemy's gate.

Elisa is a hero.

She led her people to victory over a terrifying, sorcerous army. Her place as the country's ruler should be secure. But it isn't.

Her enemies come at her like ghosts in a dream, from foreign realms and even from within her own court. And her destiny as the chosen one has not yet been fulfilled.

To conquer the power she bears, once and for all, Elisa must follow a trial of long-forgotten—and forbidden—clues, from the deep, hidden catacombs of her own city to the treacherous seas. With her go a one-eyed spy, a traitor, and the man whom—despite everything—she is falling in love with.

If she's lucky, she will return from this journey. But there will be a cost.

The Bitter Kingdom

Judul : The Bitter Kingdom (Fire and Thorns #3)
Penulis : Rae Carson
Tebal : 433 halaman
Penerbit : Greenwillow Books

The champion must not waver.
The champion must not fear.
The gate of darkness closes.

Elisa is a fugitive.

Her enemies have stolen the man she loves, and they await her at the gate of darkness. Her country is on the brink of civil war, with her own soldiers ordered to kill her on sight.

Her Royal Majesty, Queen Lucero-Elisa né Riqueza de Vega, bearer of the Godstone, will lead her three loyal companions deep into the enemy's kingdom, a land of ice and snow and brutal magic, to rescue Hector and win back her throne. Her power grows with every step, and the shocking secrets she will uncover on this, her final journey, could change the course of history.

But that is not all. She has a larger destiny. She must become the champion the world has been waiting for.

Even of those who hate her most.

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Judul : The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Penulis : Gabrielle Zevin
Tebal : 258 halaman
Penerbit : Algonquin Books

A. J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over -- and see everything anew.

Frozen Tides

Judul : Frozen Tides (Falling Kingdom #4)
Penulis : Morgan Rhodes
Tebal : 413 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

Plans are laid and the players are determined…but nothing can prepare these unlikely warriors for what the elemental gods of Mytica have in store.

Cleo: Reeling after a shocking realization about Magnus, the golden princess must cast aside her feelings and look toward her kingdom with the eyes of a queen.

Magnus is once again torn between love and duty, leaving him wondering whether he has what it takes to rule his people.

Jonas: The defeated rebel leader reunites with Princess Cleo, only to become a pawn in the dangerous hunt for the elusive Kindred.

Lucia: Heartbroken and blind with fury, the betrayed sorceress allies with the awoken fire god, who also seeks revenge.

In Mytica’s darkest hour, four crystal orbs will determine who will die…and who will live in glory forever.

Friday 15 November 2019

The Girl on Paper

Judul : The Girl on Paper
Penulis : Guillaume Musso
Tebal : 488 halaman
Penerbit : Spring

Gadis itu terjatuh dari dalam buku.

Hanya beberapa bulan yang lalu, Tom Boyd adalah seorang penulis miliarder yang tinggal di Los Angeles dan jatuh cinta pada seorang pianis ternama bernama Aurore. Namun, setelah putusnya hubungan mereka yang terekspos secara publik, Tom menutup dirinya, menderita writer's block parah, dan tenggelam dalam alkohol dan obat terlarang.

Suatu malam, seorang gadis asing yang cantik muncul di teras rumah Tom. Dia mengaku sebagai Billie, karakter dalam novelnya, yang terjatuh ke dunia nyata karena kesalahan cetak dalam buku terakhir Tom.

Meskipun cerita itu gila, Tom harus percaya bahwa gadis itu benar-benar Billie. Akhirnya mereka membuat perjanjian. Jika Tom mau menulis novel agar Billie bisa kembali ke dunianya, Billie akan membantu Tom untuk mendapatkan Aurore kembali.
Tidak ada ruginya, kan? Iya, kan?

Gathering Darkness

Judul : Gathering Darkness (Falling Kingdom #3)
Penulis : Morgan Rhodes
Tebal : 416 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

Prince Magnus has just witnessed torture, death, and miracles during the bloody confrontation that decimated the rebel forces. Now he must choose between family and justice as his father, the cruel King Gaius, sets out to conquer all of Mytica. All Gaius needs now are the Kindred - the four elemental crystals that give godlike powers to their owner. But the King of Blood is not the only one hunting for this ancient, storied magic...

• THE KRAESHIANS join the hunt. Ashur and Amara, the royal siblings from the wealthy kingdom across the Silver Sea, charm and manipulate their way to the Kindred, proving to be more ruthless than perhaps even the King of Blood himself.

• THE REBELS forge ahead. Princess Cleo and vengeful Jonas lead them, slaying with sweetness, skill, and a secret that can control Lucia's overpowering magic - all so they can use the Kindred to win back their fallen kingdoms.

• THE WATCHERS follow Melenia out of the Sanctuary. They ally in the flesh with King Gaius, who vows to use Lucia's powers to unveil the Kindred.

The only certainty in the dark times is that whoever finds the magic first will control the fate of Mytica... but fate can be fickle when magic is involved.

Monday 14 October 2019

A Knight in Shining Armor

Judul : A Knight in Shining Armor (Montgomery/Taggert #13)
Penulis : Jude Deveraux
Tebal : 480 halaman
Penerbit : Pocket Books

Abandoned by a cruel fate, lovely Dougless Montgomery lies weeping upon a cold tombstone in an English church. Suddenly, the most extraordinary man appears. It is Nicholas Stafford, Earl of Thornwyck…and according to his tombstone he died in 1564.

Drawn to his side by a bond so sudden and compelling it overshadows reason, Dougless knows that Nicholas is nothing less than a miracle: a man who does not seek to change her, who finds her perfect, fascinating, just as she is. What Dougless never imagined was how strong the chains are that tie them to the past…or the grand adventure that lay before them.


Judul : Deathcaster (Shattered Realms #4)
Penulis : Cinda Williams Chima
Tebal : 647 halaman
Penerbit : Harper Teen


Warrior Alyssa ana’Raisa would do anything to protect her home, the Fells, and her legacy, the Gray Wolf Line. But as a prisoner of Empress Celestine, Lyss is forced to turn her fearsome talents as an army commander against her beloved homeland. Refusal would swiftly lead to her death, and her death would end the Gray Wolf Line.


In Lyss’s absence, Fellsmarch Castle swarms with intrigue, deception, and a primordial threat. Destin Karn, a Southern spymaster with a hidden agenda of his own, might be the queendom’s only hope of defeating the forces aligned against the Seven Realms… as well as the enemies within the castle.


Master storyteller Cinda Williams Chima delivers spellbinding action, bittersweet reunions, and dazzling revelations in this indispensable conclusion to the Shattered Realms series.

Master storyteller Cinda Williams Chima delivers spellbinding action, bittersweet reunions, and dazzling revelations in this indispensable conclusion to the Shattered Realms series.


Judul : Sadie
Penulis : Courtney Summers
Tebal : 314 halaman
Penerbit : St. Martin's Press

A missing girl on a journey of revenge and a Serial-like podcast following the clues she's left behind.

Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water.

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister's killer to justice and hits the road following a few meager clues to find him.

When West McCray—a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America—overhears Sadie's story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie's journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it's too late.


Judul : Stormcaster (Shattered Realms #3)
Penulis : Cinda Williams Chima
Tebal : 535 halaman
Penerbit : Harper Teen

Vagabond seafarer Evan Strangward can move wind, waves, and weather, but his magical abilities can’t protect him forever from the brutal Empress Celestine. As Celestine’s relentless bloodsworn armies grow, Evan travels to the Fells to warn the queendom that an invasion is imminent.

If he can’t convince the Gray Wolf queen to take a stand, he knows that the Seven Realms will fall, and his last sanctuary will be destroyed. Among the dead will be the one person Evan can’t stand to lose.

Meanwhile, the queen’s formidable daughter, Princess Alyssa ana’Raisa, is already a prisoner aboard the empress’s ship, sailing east. Lyss may be the last remaining hope of bringing down the empress from within her own tightly controlled stronghold.

Then & Now: Dulu & Sekarang

Judul : Then & Now: Dulu & Sekarang
Penulis : Arleen A.
Tebal : 344 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Gadis dari suku telinga pendek. Ia tidak menyukai suku telinga panjang, apalagi kalau harus bekerja pada mereka. Tapi lalu ia melihat mata itu, mata seorang lelaki suku telinga panjang yang sorotnya seolah dapat melihat kedalaman hati Ruita.

Ia tidak pernah menyangka akan jatuh hati pada gadis dari suku lain yang lebih rendah derajatnya. Tapi apalah arti kekuatan lelkau berusia enam musim panas bila dihadapkan pada akhir yang lama tertulis sebelum dunia diciptakan?

Ia punya segalanya, termasuk kekasih yang sempurna. Tapi ketika dilamar, ia menolak tanpa tahu alasannya. Ia hanya tahu hatinya menantikan orang lain, seseorang yang belum dikenalnya.

Ia hanya punya enam bulan untuk mencari calon istri, tapi ia tak tahu dari mana harus memulai sampai ia melihat seorang gadis berambut merah. Dan begitu saja, ia tahu ia akan melakukan apa pun untuk mendapatkan gadis itu.

Ini kisah cinta biasa: tentang dua pasang kekasih yang harus berjuang demi cinta. Namun, bukankah tidak pernah ada kisah cinta yang biasa?

Rebel Spring

Judul : Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdom #2)
Penulis : Morgan Rhodes
Tebal : 401 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

Auranos has been conquered and the three kingdoms—Auranos, Limeros, and Paelsia—are now unwillingly united as one country called Mytica. But alluring, dangerous magic still beckons, and with it the chance to rule not just Mytica, but the world. . . .

CLEO is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King Gaius lies to her people 

MAGNUS stands to eventually inherit the new kingdom but is still obsessed with his feelings for his adopted sister, Lucia 

LUCIA is haunted by the deadly outcome of her breathtaking display of magic that allowed her father to capture the kingdoms 

JONAS watches at the palace gates, a troop of rebels behind him, waiting for him to tell them how he plans to overtake King Gaius When Gaius announces that a road is to be built into the Forbidden Mountains, formally linking all of Mytica together, he sets off a chain of cataclysmic events that will forever change the face of this land.