The Tsar's Guard Parade

I am so excited that THE CROWN’S GAME by Evelyn Skye is releasing in May 2016 that I wanted to help spread the love!

If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Evelyn Skye, be sure to check out all the details below.

The Tsar’s Guard Parade also includes a giveaway for an ARC of the book. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

Author: Evelyn Skye
Release Date: May 17th, 2016
Pages: 416
Publisher: Balzer+Bray
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Synopsis: Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only two in Russia—and with the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threatening, the Tsar needs a powerful enchanter by his side.

And so he initiates the Crown’s Game, an ancient duel of magical skill—the greatest test an enchanter will ever know. The victor becomes the Imperial Enchanter and the Tsar’s most respected adviser. The defeated is sentenced to death.

Raised on tiny Ovchinin Island her whole life, Vika is eager for the chance to show off her talent in the grand capital of Saint Petersburg. But can she kill another enchanter—even when his magic calls to her like nothing else ever has?

For Nikolai, an orphan, the Crown’s Game is the chance of a lifetime. But his deadly opponent is a force to be reckoned with—beautiful, whip smart, imaginative—and he can’t stop thinking about her.

And when Pasha, Nikolai’s best friend and heir to the throne, also starts to fall for the mysterious enchantress, Nikolai must defeat the girl they both love . . . or be killed himself.

As long-buried secrets emerge, threatening the future of the empire, it becomes dangerously clear . . . the Crown’s Game is not one to lose.

For today's post, I'll be sharing with all of you a little playlist I put together for this beautiful book. Each and every song in this playlist has to do with the relationships between the characters in this book, the magic and the power that comes with being an enchanter, and the difficult choices they must face. The overall mood of this playlist, I think, evokes the general aura of the book.

1 winner will receive an ARC of THE CROWN’S GAME.  International.
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About Evelyn:

Evelyn Skye was once offered a job by the C.I.A., she not-so-secretly wishes she was on "So You Think You Can Dance," and if you challenge her to a pizza-eating contest, she guarantees she will win. When she isn't writing, Evelyn can be found chasing her daughter on the playground or sitting on the couch, immersed in a good book and eating way too many cookies. THE CROWN'S GAME is her first novel. Evelyn can be found online at and on Twitter @EvelynSkyeYA.

1 comment :

  1. Ah, I can't wait for The Crown's Game! Epic Reads just posted pictures of the finished copy and it looks gorgeous. I'm glad to see Troye Sivan is on the list, I'll have to listen to these other ones. I recognize a few and I've listened to a couple of their songs, like Imagine Dragons & Florence + The Machine, but I haven't listened to the ones on this playlist.