NOBLE CONFLICT 

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August’s #BookoftheMonth is Malorie’s thrilling YA book Noble Conflict. Check out Malorie’s introduction to the book below…

MAIN CHARACTERS

Kaspar is an idealist, a strong believer in justice and doing his civic duty.  He didn’t hesitate to join the Guardians to protect his way of life, at constant threat from the Insurgents. Kaspar is fiercely loyal, sure that what he is doing is right and the Insurgents he’s fighting against are not just wrong, but evil – until he meets one, Rhea.  Kaspar thrives on certainty, on knowing what he’ll be doing today, tomorrow, next week, next year. To move outside what he thinks he knows is to move way outside his comfort zone.

Rhea has never known anything but conflict. She is fighting against not just an oppressive regime but a huge propaganda machine which grinds its enemies to dust without mercy. This has made her outwardly ruthless and determined, but this outward persona hides a girl who is sick of war and tired of fighting. Rhea is tired of waking up afraid each day and going to bed the same way. She longs for normality and is willing and able to fight – and die – to get it.

NOBLE CONFLICT PLAYLIST

We asked Malorie to put together a playlist of tracks she thinks captures the mood of Noble Conflict… enjoy!

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