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THE WINTER KING

Every winter, a venerated god slips into human form in the medieval Scandinavian town of 

Hrimsby, and this year sixteen-year-old Cora Nikolson plans to end his reign. 

As the god-King's annual curse of ice and snow descends on the remote village, the food supply 

dwindles, and a deadly coughing disease spreads at an alarming rate. Cora's family is already on 

the brink of starvation, so when their savings vanish overnight, it's up to her to find work in the 

OF THE WICKED SORT

Death is imminent for Prince Hadley Alistair unless he falls in love with his soul mate before his 

eighteenth birthday.

The citizens of Auberdien stop aging at eighteen—after which only the tally scars on one’s back 

disclose their true age. Such powerful magic comes at a price, one paid by the Alistair bloodline. 

Now, it's seventeen-year-old Hadley's turn to fulfill the spell's terms or suffer the consequences.

The king’s Seer chooses Pearl, a beautiful actress with all the right things going for her, to be 

TEN PAST CLOSING

10PM: Closing time at Café Flores. The door, which should be locked, is open, and Scott 

Bradley and Winsome Sommervil are about to become hostages.

Ten minutes before closing time, Scott’s girlfriend breaks up with him in the café’s basement 

storeroom. He can’t go to the end-of-the-year party and risk a second confrontation with his 

now-ex, but he can’t go home either—not with his dad in a drunken rage. Meanwhile, Winny is 

stranded. Her best friend dumped her at Café Flores in a twisted attempt at match-making. While