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Kingshackle

Margie Benedict

"An exciting, inventive finale." -Kirkus Reviews


Tessa (the shapeshifter), Ash (the swordsman), and Calder (the trickster) reunite for the heart-stopping conclusion of the award-winning Thieves of Magic series that began with Dreadmarrow and continued with Gravenwood.


Quarterfinalist for the 2020 BookLife Prize run by Publishers Weekly


Ash is missing and must be found. Confounding the matter, the Conjurer King Slayert launches an attack against the remaining free cities. Saving the world falls to our three heroes, who reunite to steal Slayert's own crown, called the Kingshackle-a magical artifact that makes him invincible.


"A powerful and fitting conclusion to the series... Very highly recommended." -Midwest Book Review


But their success depends on Tessa winning the King's Challenge, the ultimate test of her intelligence, valor, and heart.


"(Benedict's) masterful pacing makes her novel a quick read. The story takes readers through a bevy of betrayals, startling deaths, and exhilarating action..." -Kirkus Reviews


Book Details

  • Publisher: Marjory Kaptanoglu
  • Publish Date: Jun 3rd, 2024
  • Pages: 252
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.57in - 0.71lb
  • EAN: 9781954584396
  • Recommended age: 13-18
  • Categories: Fantasy - Wizards & Witches

About the Author

Benedict, Margie: - Award-winning author Margie Benedict's "prose is crisp and purposeful, charged with feeling, and always attuned to what will engage readers in each moment." (The BookLife Prize) Her YA fantasy DREADMARROW "celebrates life and love the way only the best fantasy tales can" (Kirkus) and kicks off THE THIEVES OF MAGIC TRILOGY (now complete). "Why not get all three at once?" Margie also writes adult science fiction and fantasy. INVADER is a "rousing sci-fi thriller." (Publishers Weekly) The BEFORE series begins with BEFORE THE KILLING, a time-travel tale of love and murder. Fun fact #1: Margie was named the 2019 Literary Exhibitor of the Year by the California Writer's Club / San Mateo County Fair. Fun fact #2: She designed the text-editing software for early versions of the Mac at Apple Computer.

Praise for this book

"An exciting, inventive finale." -Kirkus Reviews


Quarterfinalist for the 2020 BookLife Prize run by Publishers Weekly


"A powerful and fitting conclusion to the series... Very highly recommended." -Midwest Book Review