An obstinate girl who will not be married.
A soldier desperate to prove himself.
A kingdom on the brink of war.
With a sharp tongue and an unruly temper, Sage Fowler is not what they’d call a proper lady—which is perfectly fine with her. Deemed unfit for a suitable marriage, Sage is apprenticed to a matchmaker and tasked with wrangling other young ladies to be married off for political alliances. She spies on the girls—and on the soldiers escorting them.
As the girls' military escort senses a political uprising, Sage is recruited by a handsome soldier to infiltrate the enemy ranks. The more she discovers as a spy, the less certain she becomes about whom to trust—and Sage becomes caught in a dangerous balancing act that will determine the fate of her kingdom.
With secret identities and a tempestuous romance, Erin Beaty's The Traitor’s Kiss is full of intrigue, espionage, and lies.
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"A thrilling tale with an unforgettable heroine and a love story that left me breathless..." —Mary E. Pearson, New York Times-bestselling author of The Remnant Chronicles
"One of the most hotly anticipated young adult fantasy reads of 2017” —Bustle
"An action-packed, expertly plotted story, drenched in double crosses and intrigue, with an irresistible heroine and a sweet and sexy romance.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Complex characterization, deftly layered adventure story, and [a] balanced blend of political maneuvering, romantic interludes, and action scenes." —Kirkus Reviews
"Beaty balances a taut web of deceit...readers will be carried away by the mystery." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (BCCB)
Customer ReviewsSee All
It took a little while to pick up, but once it did, I couldn't put it down.
I loved the plot twist and I fell for it even though I should have seen it coming. I’m not gonna spoil it for those who haven’t read it yet though. I normally can predict the outcomes but this one got me!
I really enjoyed this book! It kept me on my toes until the very end and left me wanting more. I was delighted to find out that this is a trilogy! Can't wait to follow Sage and her beau in the next installment:)