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Here you go:
Cover: Intriguing - love the colors
Romance: There is plenty of romance (arranged marriages, concubines, romantic gestures, and even some brief interludes I'd classify as PG)
Entertainment: The plot doesn't race past but lets you get to know the characters which make you totally invested in their lives.
Story: Earthquakes threaten the realm and everyone (royalty to orphans, good and evil people) are struggling to survive not only the catastrophes around their homes but also their complicated personal circumstances. I really enjoyed the multiple view points of the different characters from different walks of life as they viewed and reacted to what was happening around them in different ways.There is a clear struggle between good and evil throughout the story which builds and the author doesn't shy away from showing the good, the bad, and the ugly.
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Jill Williamson is a chocolate-loving, daydreaming, creator of kingdoms and the award-winning author of several teen novels including By Darkness Hid (fantasy) and Captives (dystopian). She’s a Whovian, a Photoshop addict, and a recovering fashion design assistant, who grew up in Alaska without electricity. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Eastern Oregon, where there are more deer and cows than people. She blogs for teen writers at www.goteenwriters.com. You can also visit her online at www.jillwilliamson.com, where adventure comes to life.