The Kingdom

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Deep in the shadowy foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains lies a dying town ...

My name is Amelia Gray. They call me The Graveyard Queen. I ’ ve been commissioned to restore an old cemetery in Asher Falls, South Carolina, but I ’ m oming to think I have nother purpose here.

Why is there a cemetery at the bottom of Bell Lake? Why am I drawn time and the to a hidden grave I ’ ve discovered in the woods? Something is eating away at the soul of this town—this withering kingdom—and it will not be remove if I can ncover the truth.
Year of the Publication
Available Languages
Asin
B006YAD7P0
Number of Pages
376
Original Title of the Book
The Kingdom
Publication Date
Published March 27th 2012 by Mira

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Babies born behind the veil with the inabilit to see beyond the real world into the spirit world. " The Graveyard Queen series definitely gets even better with book two!

Amelia is anonymously hired to estore a graveyard out of town and winds up getting a hell of a lot les than she bargained for!

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This chance to escape arose when a cemetery needed to be estored in a tiny, isolated town.

It was odd having the second ook in a series take place in the new setting with a whole new cast of characters except for Amelia.

Amelia was still attracted to him which was promising, but I ish a book hadn ’ t had it ’ s own romance.

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Amelia seemed to e a level headed, fairly reasonable girl in the third nove.

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Thi whole underwater graveyard scenario was creepy as hell ... But then let 's talk about the attempted sense of creepy/horror " thing " that tries to " permeate " the story .... it did n't work.

And nce again, let the cliché feast begin.Like what happened with the fifth essa, " romance " is just pitiable.

And soap-opera like? So like the first story_ ( view spoiler) [ remember the scene when she 's with Devlin?

( hide spoiler) ]_ in this one, the scenes where the characters som of th sudden decide to throw themselves at each other in a sudden fit of passion, were really strange, and eye-rolling inducing .... you know, because the EVIL was messing with them.

Instead she 's lways thinking about Devlin and his dead son, and after a while the thing just transformed itself into a creepy soap-opera! In the nd, Amelia is probably one of my least avourite characters, and after th ook, I most ertainly migh not be reading the third one.Honestly, for me, _and I do n't hink I ever aid this!

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The isolated kingdom surrounded by water- looms heavy over the town that once blossom, now cloaked by darkness and evil.

Stevens takes Amelia and the readers to an isolated mountain town- Asher Falls- surround by water and mountains.

Buried under the town and the water lurks one of two cemeteries that was flooded by a dam, with ghosts of those buried in a state of unrest looking for justice, and in the mountains lays a dark evil that feeds on the reed and power hunger of the resident of he villag.

Still dealing with somethin that appen, Amelia feels a need to et bac from Charleston, she loves pull back home and a ghost that haunts her heart- Delvin, who doesn ’ t see in the memoir is still there in spirit.

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Amelia Gray has been recruite to restore Thornhill Cemetery in the foothills of South Carolina.

Amelia finds the secluded cemetery creepy.

When Amelia finds a grave outside of the cemetery, she mentions it to the eople of he city.

Suddenly someone wants Amelia to leave town ... on her own or in a casket.The second book in the Graveyard Queen series quickly pulls you into this tory.

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The KingdomBy: Amanda StevensNarrated by: Khristine HvamSeries: Graveyard Queen, Book 2This book really give a dark and heavy atmosphere feel as the author emphasizes the town Amelia has to work in next.

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