Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, 2)

Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, 2)

by Leigh Bardugo (Author)

See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Crooked Kingdom is the #1 New York Times-bestselling Book Two in the Six of Crows Duology. Now in paperback with a brand-new exclusive piece of art, an interview with Leigh Bardugo and a sneak peek of her next book. When you can’t beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties. A war will be waged on the city's dark and twisting streets―a battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the fate of the Grisha world. #1 New York Times bestseller, October 16, 2016Read all the books in the Grishaverse!The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (previously published as The Grisha Trilogy) Shadow and Bone Siege and Storm Ruin and Rising The Six of Crows Duology Six of Crows Crooked KingdomThe King of Scars DuologyKing of Scars The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous MagicThe Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of MagicPraise for the Grishaverse “A master of fantasy.” ―The Huffington Post “Utterly, extremely bewitching.” ―The Guardian “The best magic universe since Harry Potter.” ―Bustle “This is what fantasy is for.” ―The New York Times Book Review “[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.” ―NPR “The darker it gets for the good guys, the better.” ―Entertainment Weekly “Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.” ―USA Today “There’s a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo’s original epic fantasy that sets it apart.” ―Vanity Fair “Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” ―Veronica Roth, bestselling author of Divergent “Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!” ―Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series

In Leigh Bardugo's captivating fantasy novel, "Crooked Kingdom," the sequel to the acclaimed "Six of Crows," the Dregs, a notorious gang of thieves led by Kaz Brekker, are thrust into a perilous quest to seize a coveted prize known as the Crow's Wish, an object of immense power hidden within the impenetrable Ice Court of Fjerda.

With a motley crew of allies, including the enigmatic thief Inej Ghafa, the sharpshooter Jesper Fahey, the Fabrikator Wylan Van Eck, and the Heartrender Nina Zenik, Kaz sets his sights on the Crow's Wish. The heist is fraught with unimaginable dangers and betrayals, as the Dregs navigate treacherous terrain, face formidable adversaries, and forge alliances with unlikely companions.

As they delve deeper into the icy heart of Fjerda, the Dregs uncover a sinister plot that threatens not only their mission but the very existence of their world. The Ice Court harbors dark secrets, ancient grudges, and powerful factions vying for control. Amidst the chaos, Kaz and his crew must confront their pasts, grapple with their demons, and ultimately decide whether they will stand together or be torn apart by the forces arrayed against them.

"Crooked Kingdom" is a thrilling adventure that blends action, intrigue, and romance, exploring the complexities of loyalty, betrayal, and the price of ambition. With its immersive world-building, intricate plot, and unforgettable characters, the novel offers readers a captivating journey that will leave them enthralled until the final page.


576 pages