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Publisher's Summary

Hail Bristol has made a name for herself in the galaxy for everything except what she was born to do: rule the Indranan Empire.
When she is dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place as the only remaining heir, she finds that trading her ship for a palace is her most dangerous move yet.
The Indranan War
Behind the Throne
After the Crown
©2016 Wagers (P)2016 Hachette Audio
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Critic Reviews

"Excellent SF adventure debut." (Publishers Weekly)
"Full of fast-paced action and brutal palace intrigue, starring the fiercest princess this side of Westeros." (B&N.com)
"Promising science-fiction series...for fans of stories with plenty of action and political maneuvering." (Booklist)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Patti on 09-01-16

Couldn't stop listening.

I truly enjoyed Behind the Throne. I was hooked from the first chapter. Hail is a tough as nails woman but she’s shown to have emotions and vulnerabilities without them making her seem weak or whiney. The mutual trust between Hail and her tracker turned bodyguards develops slowly and realistically as the book progresses. The political intrigue along with the character development and world building propelled the first half of the book. The author described the Indranan Empire’s founding and it’s matriarchal society and Hindu inspired ceremonies as well as Hail’s past little by little as needed for the story without the pages long information dumps so often found in this type book. The last half of the book is more action packed but I think the time spent developing the plot and people make their peril and sacrifices more intense.
I thought the narrator was superb. She was perfect for this book. Since the ruling body of the Indranan Empire are descendants of India her Indian accent enhanced the characters and brought the story vibrantly to life.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Southern Bibliophile on 11-12-17

2 Much Accent

just a bit 2 much Hindu accent 4 my ears 2 process all the names & some words as I'm listening. I don't wanna be pulled frm the story but 2 many times I had 2 back it up cus I was like, "wait...what?!"

other than that, excellent story.

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