In a kingdom where magic sleeps, dreams can be deadly.
The land of Ryferia mourns the death of its king. But the king’s sister has no time for grief. Not when her brother’s murderer walks free. Not when her reign is threatened by the stigma of forbidden magic in her blood. Not when dark forces spin the thread of her destiny, with enemies in every shadow.
Princess Aurora must marry to secure her throne, but no one in Ryferia will take a bride tainted by magic. She forces the great sentinels of steam and iron to open the gates of the kingdom so that foreign princes may compete for her hand and heart in the legendary, deadly royal trials.
Two lords with dark secrets of their own and an all-consuming desire for revenge turn the trials into a crucible of blood and fire. It’s a fight to the death-and it might just be Aurora’s.
Enter a thrilling world of magic, intrigue, and romance in this edgy, genre-crossing retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty fairy tale from New York Times bestselling authors Gwynn White and Erin St. Pierre.
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Crown of Blood Series
Fantasy, romance, post-apocalyptic science fiction, and a dash of steampunk create an explosive adventure series.
Queen of Extinction Trilogy
A dark Sleeping Beauty fairytale retelling
Reign of Bone & Steel Series
A dark and twisty whodunit simmering with forbidden romance
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Reign of Stars & Firelight
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About Gwynn White
I’m a New York Times bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy novels set on distant planets. All my stories have an adventure at the heart, mixed with a liberal sprinkling of romance and intrigue. To confuse things, I also write adventure travel books set firmly on planet Earth. Weird, but it makes me happy. I live in Western Australia with my husband, Andrew, three daughters, a yapping Toy Pomeranian, and a fantastic farm cat called Pixel. When I’m not writing, I’m reading, traveling, herding kids around, taking my dog for walks, and avoiding all cooking.
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After the longest run of writer's block I've ever experienced, Hearts & Minds, the sixth book in my Crown of Blood series, is finally here. I've always had a simple explanation for writer's block. In my mind, it should be called plotter's block. . . a simple failure...read more
28,000 COPIES SOLD IN 6 DAYS! To thank you to everyone who bought a copy of Dominion Rising, I'm giving away three paperbacks of Reign of Bone & Steel, Erin St Pierre and my contribution to the set. A murdered Soul-Reaper. A stolen weapon. No one can be...read more
After six months on pre-order, on the 8 August 2017 Dominion Rising Spec SFF boxed set went live with just over 16000 combined pre-orders on Amazon, Nook, and Apple. This post explains exactly how we did it. A year ago, when P.K. Tyler and I met online and decided to...read more
Aurora and Jorah's adventure continues in the thrilling Queen of Extinction sequel, Queen of Destruction! From the UK and Italy, Erin St Pierre and my Sleeping Beauty writing adventures have moved to Australia. From beneath the brilliant summer sky, and the...read more
Welcome to the exciting new world of Ryferia, home of my dark Sleeping Beauty Fairytale Retelling. Isn't that a stunning cover! I wrote this book, the first in the Queen of Extinction trilogy, with my daughter, Erin St Pierre. We came up with the plot while drinking...read more
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