In the near future, after years of war, Britain is back to being ruled by a monarch. But this king hides his cruelty behind a friendly public face, leaving his subjects hungry and helpless.
That is until one teenager is chosen to serve him as an Offering. Silver Blackthorn becomes an unwitting figurehead for those who want change.
With the country crying out for a hero, it will all come down to the girl with a silver streak in her hair.
RECKONING is Kerry Wilkinson’s first YA novel.
The Silver Blackthorne Trilogy (Volume 368)
St. Martin's Press
The stakes are raised in the second novel of Kerry Wilkinson's Silver Blackthorn Trilogy, Renegade.Silver Blackthorn is on the run. All she really wants is to be reunited...
One girl. One chance. One destiny.In the village of Martindale, hundreds of miles north of the new English capital of Windsor, sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorne takes the Reckoning. This coming-of- age test not only decides her place in society – Elite, Member, Inter or Trog – but also determines that Silver is to become an Offering for King Victor.But these are uncertain times and no one really knows what happens to the teenagers who disappear into Windsor Castle. Is being an Offering the privilege everyone assumes it to be, or do the walls of the castle have something to hide? Trapped in a maze of ancient corridors, Silver finds herself in a warped world of suspicion where it is difficult to know who to trust and who to fear. The one thing Silver does know is that she must find a way out . . . The heart-stopping first book in a new trilogy by UK author Kerry Wilkinson, Reckoning is the story of one girl's determination to escape the whims of a cruel king, and what she must do to survive against all odds.
The Silver Blackthorne Trilogy (Volume 1)
St. Martin's Press
One girl. One chance. One destiny. In the village of Martindale, hundreds of miles north of the new English capital of Windsor, sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorne takes the Reckoning. This...Buy