Three Dark Crowns (Hardcover)

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Triplet princesses are born with powers: one poisoner, one elementalist and one naturalist. At sixteen, the three must fight to the death for the crown. However, not everything is so simple as Blake masterfully portrays. She excels at using multiple points of view to create a story full of excitement and twists that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

— Kayla, TC Teen Advisory Board member


New York Times Bestseller * New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 * Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 * Kirkus Best Book of the Year

Fans of acclaimed author Kendare Blake's Anna Dressed in Blood will devour Three Dark Crowns, a dark and inventive fantasy about three sisters who must fight to the death to become queen. And don't miss the highly anticipated sequel, One Dark Throne

In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.

But becoming the Queen Crowned isn't solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it's not just a game of win or's life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown.

Be sure to catch the stunning sequel to this New York Times bestseller, One Dark Throne.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062385437
ISBN-10: 0062385437
Publisher: Harper Teen
Publication Date: September 20th, 2016
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Three Dark Crowns