The Palace of Lost Memories

The Palace of Lost Memories

by C.J. Archer


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From the author of the USA Today bestselling GLASS AND STEELE series comes this captivating new fantasy.

The king's magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. No one saw the builders, no villagers are allowed beyond the gilded gate, and only one servant has ever left. The haunted look in her eyes as she was recaptured by the palace guards is something Josie, daughter of the village doctor, has never forgotten.

For Josie, the palace is a mystery that grows more intriguing after she meets the captain of the guards, a man known only as Hammer, as mysterious and captivating as the palace itself. Whispers of magic fuel Josie's desire to uncover the truth, but an ordinary girl like her can only dream of ever being invited inside.

When the king decides to take a wife from among the eligible daughters of the noble families, the palace gates are finally thrown open and the kingdom's elite pour in. In a court where old rivalries and new jealousies collide, the king's favorite is poisoned and the doctor is summoned. As her father's assistant, Josie finally sees inside the lavish walls, but she soon learns the palace won't surrender its secrets easily, for not a single resident, from the lowest servant to the king himself, has a memory from before the palace existed.

In the search for the truth, Josie is drawn deeper into danger, and the answers she seeks might shake the very foundations of the kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780648214878
Publisher: C.J. Archer
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Series: After The Rift , #1
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 820,463
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Over 1 MILLION books sold!

C.J. Archer is the USA Today bestselling author of historical fantasy novels including THE EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY, the FREAK HOUSE series, the MINISTRY OF CURIOSITIES series and the GLASS AND STEELE books. She has also written historical romances set in Elizabethan England.

C.J. has loved history and books for as long as she can remember and feels fortunate that she found a way to combine the two. She has at various times worked as a librarian, IT support person and technical writer but in her heart has always been a fiction writer. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband, 2 children and Coco the black and white cat.

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The Palace of Lost Memories 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a typical C.J. Archer story where she mentions a little magic but actually has very little information. The mystery part was well done with interesting characters. I think she killed off the most interesting character. So that is our loss. I did not want to read any more of her stories because their main purpose is to entice the reader to buy the next installment. The story leaves many unanswered questions. I will wait for the last of the series.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the mystery and action in the book. Couldn't put it down and I can't wait for the next one.
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Anonymous 9 months ago
A little disappointed even tho it was an easy read Never liike a book that you have to buy more book just to get to the end
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Anonymous 10 months ago
Enjoyable light read. Looking forward to second book in series
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Anonymous 11 months ago
I loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I very much enjoyed the storyline and can't wait until the next book arrives!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked the slow pace of the budding romance and the lack of crude language or blatant sex scenes. The plot was good and it had a good conclusion. The heroine is spunky and inquisitive and the hero is strong and mysterious just like I like them to be! Good book!
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