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He is king, but he has no power. He lives in a castle, but has no safe place. He’s won the throne – but keeping it will be the game of his life.

Jaron used to be a pauper. Then he was a prince. Now he is the prey. Jaron is finally in his rightful place as king. But with traitors in his castle and enemies at the borders, he is far from safe. Now he must go undercover on a dangerous quest to find the truth behind his family’s murder. Sometimes being first in line for the crown means being first in the line of fire. For Jaron to safeguard his crown and avenge his family, the hunted must become the hunter…

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Date published

March 4th, 2013

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.0; Middle years; 12.0 points

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  • 336 pages


UK edition


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  1. Bellasara 113282

    on 8 March 2014

    This is the 2nd book to the false prince its as good as the 1st one . in the runaway king jaron has a bad encounter with his used to be allies this one of my favourite books

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    on 22 August 2013

    awesome book