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.
“This is the most impressive and meticulously thought out story I have read since Game of Thrones.”Amazon reviewer
“OMG…can’t believe I read this book so quickly! Yep, couldn’t put it down. Loved the relationship between Axel and Lynx!”Amazon reviewer
“I am totally intrigued by this story. Great plot, fast pace, intricate storylines, outstanding characters.”Amazon reviewer
Queen of Extinction Trilogy
A dark Sleeping Beauty fairytale retelling
“There was no question that i had to give this book 5*! I really was blown away by this book, it so full of imagination and fantasy that sweeps you into this world.”Lyn & Nino
“I picked this up and couldn’t put it down skipping meals to finish it!”Fran C.
“I was hooked from page one! This is one of the most exciting and intriguing stories I have read in a long time.”Kira
Adventure Travel Books
Torn Trousers: A True Story of Courage and Adventure: How A Couple Sacrificed Everything To Escape to Paradise
With over 350 5-star reviews, reviewers call this story: An outstanding book about a truly exceptional adventure.
“This is an exceptional recount of a fantastic life changing decision the author’s made and saw through with heroic bravery.”Amazon reviewer
“This is one of the warmest books that I have ever read. I was so sad to see it end.”Amazon reviewer
“I laughed and I cried. I loved it and have now read it twice. I know I will read it again. I found it hard to put down.”Glenys
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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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
Welcome to stop 108 on the YA Summer Scavenger Hunt! You have arrived at the home of New York Times bestselling author Gwynn White. Scroll down to the very bottom of the post to find the keyword. The free book I'm offering today is: Rebel's Honor Rebel’s Honor...read more
Last week in my newsletter, I invited my readers to check out my armchair adventure travel memoir, Torn Trousers: A True Story of Courage and Adventure. Thanks in part to their efforts, sales of Torn Trousers propelled me to number 42 on the overall Amazon bestseller...read more
Welcome to the #PNR and #UF Giveaway Party! Who’s ready for a giveaway you can get your hands on? A bunch of authors got together to bring your this Big Box of Paperbacks Giveaway! One lucky winner is going to win SIXTY-TWO (62) Paperback Books! How’s that for an epic...read more
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