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The Sweet Black Waves Trilogy

Inspired by the legend of Tristan and Iseult, Kristina Pérez’s high fantasy Sweet Black Waves Trilogy features star-crossed lovers who change the fate of two nations.

Caught between the princess she has sworn to serve and the raider she has fallen in love with, lady-in-waiting Branwen is determined to use her ancient healing magic to mend generations of enmity between her homeland and their long-time enemy—even if it costs her both her best friend and lover.

“Set sail on a swashbuckling adventure that is lush with magic, pirates, bravery, kingdoms, love, and faith…Give to fans of Kristin Cashore’s Graceling and Jessica Leake’s Beyond a Darkened Shore.”—School Library Journal (on Sweet Black Waves)

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    • The Sweet Black Waves Trilogy (Volume 2)
      Kristina Perez
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    • Inspired by the legend of Tristan and Iseult, Kristina Perez's Wild Savage Stars is the spellbinding sequel to Sweet Black Waves.

      Branwen has a secret powerful...

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    • Sweet Black Waves

    • The Sweet Black Waves Trilogy (Volume 1)
      Kristina Perez
      Imprint

    • For fans of Graceling and The Mists of Avalon, this lush fantasy about warring countries and forbidden romance will have readers entranced.

      As best friend and lady-in-waiting...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Kristina Perez

Kristina Pérez is a half-Argentine, half-Norwegian native New Yorker who has spent the past two decades living in Europe and Asia. She holds a PhD in Medieval Literature from the University of Cambridge and has taught at the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. Sweet Black Waves is her debut novel.