Kingdom of Bones # 1
Format: Hardcover, 376 pages
Release Date: October 5th 2021
Publisher: Wattpad Books
Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy
Never trust a pirate.
The Blood Bell tolls, marking the death of the pirate king and the start of the Trials―a heart-stopping competition where the reward is the Bone Crown. Only one contender can claim the coveted island throne; each will gamble life and limb to win.
Crossbones, by author Kimberly Vale, is the first installment in the authors Kingdom of Bones trilogy. This story revolves around (3) key characters: Csilla Abado, Kane Blackwater, and Lorelei Penny.
of the Scarlet Maiden. Young Sister to Rhoda Abado, Csilla yearns to
prove her strength to the seasoned pirates who balk at
her youth and to her elder sister who has always craved Csilla’s
captainship. After being betrayed, and handed over to the hated
Incendian Navy who intended to humiliate her, before hanging her, she's
saved at the last moment. When the Pirate King dies suddenly, The Bone
Crown Trials soon takes place. Csilla will risk everything, including
making an alliance with Kane and Lorelei and Flynn Gunnison to become
the first pirate queen,
no matter the cost.
Dealer. Son. Legacy. Captain of the Iron Jewel. Kane Blackwater is a young man haunted by the shadows of his wrong doings and desperate to prove himself worthy of his father’s ship,
the Iron Jewel. The Bone Trials represent a new
beginning―yet rumors of a secret heir are swirling, threatening his
hopes of becoming the pirate king. He must join an alliance of those who
would likely cut his throat rather than join him in working together.
Yet, with a darkness rising, and an even deadlier adversary pushing
people to do bad things, Kane will need to be on his toes.