The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon 

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door.

Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magi… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Incest mentioned
  • Depression
  • Alcoholism & alcohol abuse
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy
  • Miscarriage
  • Blood & gore depiction
  • Amputation
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Murder
  • Beheading
  • Imprisonment
  • Torture
  • Fire
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