The Lost City
The Omte Origins (from the World of the Trylle)The Omte Origins (Volume 1)
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St. Martin's Publishing Group
On Sale: 07/07/2020
ISBN: 9781250204264400 Pages, Ages 12-18
Amanda Hocking, the New York Times bestselling author of The Kanin Chronicles, returns to the magical world of the Trylle Trilogy with The Lost City, the first novel in The Omte Origins—and the final story arc in her beloved series.
The storm and the orphan
Twenty years ago, a woman sought safety from the spinning ice and darkness that descended upon a small village. She was given shelter for the night by the local innkeepers but in the morning, she disappeared—leaving behind an infant. Now nineteen, Ulla Tulin is ready to find who abandoned her as a baby or why.
The institution and the quest
Ulla knows the answers to her identity and heritage may be found at the Mimirin where scholars dedicate themselves to chronicling troll history. Granted an internship translating old documents, Ulla starts researching her own family lineage with help from her handsome and charming colleague Pan Soriano.
The runaway and the mystery
But then Ulla meets Eliana, a young girl who no memory of who she is but who possesses otherworldly abilities. When Eliana is pursued and captured by bounty hunters, Ulla and Pan find themselves wrapped up in a dangerous game where folklore and myth become very real and very deadly—but one that could lead Ulla to the answers she’s been looking for.
Emma sprinted into my room first, clutching her older brother’s slingshot in her pudgy hands, and down the hall Liam was already yelling for me.
“Ulla! Emma keeps taking my stuff!” Liam rushed into my room...
Praise for The Lost City
Praise for Amanda Hocking
“Amanda Hocking knows how to tell a good story and keep readers coming back for more.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Amanda Hocking always has interesting, intense and beautiful storylines.” —USAToday.com
“The novel’s lingering questions and the author’s knack for cliffhangers are reason enough to anticipate the next installment.” —Publisher’s Weekly on Frostfire