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Goblin King

A Permafrost Novel

Kara Barbieri

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ISBN10: 1250247608
ISBN13: 9781250247605


320 Pages



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The Hunt is over but the War has just begun.

Against all odds, Janneke has survived the Hunt for the Stag—but all good things come with a cost. Lydian might be dead, but he took the Stag with him. Janneke now holds the mantle, while Soren, now her equal in every way, has become the new Erlking. Janneke's powers as the new Stag has brought along haunting visions of a world thrown into chaos and the ghost of Lydian taunts her with the riddles he spoke of when he was alive.

When Janneke discovers the truth of Lydian and his madness, she's forced to see her tormentor in a different light for the first time. The world they know is dying and Lydian may have been the only person with the key to saving it.


Praise for Goblin King

"I don’t recall that there was a realm called ‘the Permafrost’ in such collections of Norse Mythology as I have read. But with this book, Kara Barbieri has placed her Permafrost—the home of the goblins—firmly among the realms of the Norse Gods."Ettria

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THE EYES STARING back at me in the mirror weren’t my own. Sure, they were green, but a different kind of green. Not like mine. Not the color of moss and ivy but an unnaturally bright color.

They were mocking...

About the author

Kara Barbieri

Kara Barbieri is a writer living in the tiny town of Hayward, Wisconsin. An avid fantasy fan, she began writing White Stag at eighteen and posting it to Wattpad soon after under the name of ‘Pandean’. When she’s not writing, you can find her marathoning Buffy the Vampire Slayer, reviving gothic fashion, and jamming to synthpop.


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