Starrlings: House of Fire

Starrlings: House of Fire

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The princess of the Fire Lands is sold into marriage to a foreign prince. While trying to adapt to the new kingdom, she discovers a plot to reignite the Fire Wars. Many want her dead, but she must join forces with her sworn enemy to stop the world descending into war again.


Lumi is sixteen, painfully quiet and shy, and blindly loyal to her abusive twin brother, Tai. Her dream is to join the fire army and serve her brother faithfully. But her dreams are shattered when her grandmother, Empress Kiyo, arranges her marriage to a foreign prince.

Prince Raphael of Lombardia is all good looks, grace, and charm, with the ancient magic of air and thunder in his blood. He's the perfect match; the heir to the most influential nation in the world. But his father has a reason for this arranged marriage, and Raphael will always put his home country before his new bride-to-be.

Ariane Domez - loud, witty, popular, angry - blames Lumi and her father for her family's death in the Fire Wars. A poor scholarship student with the power of ice, and a fiercely loyal wolf pack, Ari is everything that Lumi is not. But Ari's unhealthy hatred towards the Fire Twins - Lumi and her brother Tai - will lead her down a dark path of revenge.


This young adult fantasy novel is set in a world full of elemental magic, magical creatures, and warring kingdoms. But this world also contains near-modern technology - cars, jets, telephones and typewriters.

The first book in this series is set almost entirely in a magical school - Cape College - where the most elite magical students - princes and princesses - train to become powerful Starrlings, and learn to harness their own magic and the magic of their creatures, called Kinnlings.

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