The shattered castle

Jennifer A. Nielsen

Book - 2021

When King Jaron returned to Carthya he brought with him a device that supposedly shows the way to a great treasure, but now everything is going wrong: Castor, the son of an old enemy, is conspiring against him and wants the throne for himself, his fiancée, Imogen, seems to have turned against him, and the Prozarian Monarch has invaded his kingdom and taken Jaron's castle--but Jaron has a lot of experience at hiding and escaping, and he is not willing to leave Carthya or Imogen in the hands... of his enemies.

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Series
Nielsen, Jennifer A. Ascendance series ; bk. 5.
Subjects
Genres
Juvenile fiction
Adventure fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Published
New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
351 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Audience
Ages 8-12.
Grades 4-6.
ISBN
9781338275902
1338275909
Main Author
Jennifer A. Nielsen (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When King Jaron returned to Carthya he brought with him a device that supposedly shows the way to a great treasure, but now everything is going wrong: Castor, the son of an old enemy, is conspiring against him and wants the throne for himself, his fiancâee, Imogen, seems to have turned against him, and the Prozarian Monarch has invaded his kingdom and taken Jaron's castle--but Jaron has a lot of experience at hiding and escaping, and he is not willing to leave Carthya or Imogen in the hands of his enemies.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When a surprise attack on the castle itself blindsides him, King Jaron, the former False Prince, finds everything in danger, including his relationship with Imogen, and must use his best tricks and many allies to hold Carthya together. Simultaneous eBook.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Acclaimed author Jennifer A. Nielsen brings her signature twists and high-stakes action to the fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Ascendance Series!King Jaron has outwitted the Prozarians and returned to his own kingdom with one secret in his pocket that not even his friends know about. He's hoping that secret will help him finally bring stability to Carthya.But a surprise attack on his own land -- on the castle itself -- reminds Jaron that nothing is easy. The Prozarian Monarch threatens to crumble Jaron's entire kingdom. And that's not the only thing in danger: With old enemies and new rumors circling around him, even Jaron's relationship with Imogen is uncertain.This former False Prince will need his best tricks and many allies at his side to hold Carthya together.