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  • Published: 30 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760147778
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 416

The Prison Healer




'Lynette Noni is a masterful storyteller. A must-read for any fantasy lover!' SARAH J. MAAS, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

From bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni comes a dark, thrilling YA fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir.

Here at Zalindov, the only person you can trust is yourself.

Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spent the last ten years fighting for survival in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, working as the prison healer.

When the Rebel Queen is captured, Kiva is charged with keeping the terminally ill woman alive long enough for her to undergo the Trial by Ordeal: a series of elemental challenges against the torments of air, fire, water and earth, assigned to only the most dangerous of criminals.

Then a coded message from Kiva’s family arrives, containing a single order: Don’t let her die. We are coming. Aware that the Trials will kill the sickly queen, Kiva risks her own life to volunteer in her place. If she succeeds, both she and the queen will be granted their freedom.

But no one has ever survived.

With an incurable plague sweeping Zalindov, a mysterious new inmate fighting for Kiva's heart, and a prison rebellion brewing, Kiva can't escape the terrible feeling that her trials have only just begun.
'Lynette Noni is a masterful storyteller. A must-read for any fantasy lover!' SARAH J. MAAS, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

'Lynette Noni's talent and heart shine in The Prison Healer' TERRY BROOKS, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Shannara Chronicles

  • Published: 30 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760147778
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 416

About the author

Lynette Noni

Australian author Lynette Noni studied journalism, academic writing, and human behaviour at university before venturing into the world of fiction. She is now a full-time writer and the #1 bestselling and award-winning author of The Medoran Chronicles, the Whisper duology, The Prison Healer,The Gilded Cage and The Blood Traitor.

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Praise for The Prison Healer

I look forward to a new book by Lynette Noni every time. Her talent and her heart shine in The Prison Healer, and she continues to impress with her storytelling.

Terry Brooks, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Shannara Chronicles

The story is totally engrossing. Noni has created a strong female lead in Kiva Meridan, with whom readers will find easy to identify. She’s feisty, but also vulnerable. Zalindov is a terrifying place, and Noni has made it feel very real.

Gaby Meares, Reading Time

This is complex and exciting with many twists and turns . . . Highly recommended

Sue Warren, Just So Stories

The Prison Healer is an enthralling read that is not to be missed . . . Noni has brilliantly crafted a tale that fully embraces the intricate world building, high stakes plotting, and fantastical magic that make the fantasy genre so beloved.

Xiao Xiao Kingham, readings.com.au

The Prison Healer is the exciting start to a dark YA fantasy series. It is full of mystery and action with a super cast of new characters you can’t help but fall in love with. The worldbuilding is unique and the plot will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. This is a must read for lovers of tournaments, high stakes, and exciting action!

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Awards & recognition

ABIA

Winner  •  2022  •  Book of the Year for Older Children

CBCA Book of the Year Awards

Notable Book  •  2022  •  Older Readers

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The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni | Book trailer

Pre-order now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-prison-healer-9781760897512 From bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni comes a dark, thrilling YA fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir. Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spent the last ten years fighting for survival in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, working as the prison healer. When the Rebel Queen is captured, Kiva is charged with keeping the terminally ill woman alive long enough for her to undergo the Trial by Ordeal: a series of elemental challenges against the torments of air, fire, water and earth, assigned to only the most dangerous of criminals. Then a coded message from Kiva’s family arrives, containing a single order: Don’t let her die. We are coming. Aware that the Trials will kill the sickly queen, Kiva risks her own life to volunteer in her place. If she succeeds, both she and the queen will be granted their freedom. But no one has ever survived. With an incurable plague sweeping Zalindov, a mysterious new inmate fighting for Kiva's heart, and a prison rebellion brewing, Kiva can't escape the terrible feeling that her trials have only just begun. #LynetteNoni #ThePrisonHealer

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The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni | Book trailer – Out now!

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-prison-healer-9781760897512 From bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni comes a dark, thrilling YA fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Sabaa Tahir. Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan has spent the last ten years fighting for survival in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, working as the prison healer. When the Rebel Queen is captured, Kiva is charged with keeping the terminally ill woman alive long enough for her to undergo the Trial by Ordeal: a series of elemental challenges against the torments of air, fire, water and earth, assigned to only the most dangerous of criminals. Then a coded message from Kiva’s family arrives, containing a single order: Don’t let her die. We are coming. Aware that the Trials will kill the sickly queen, Kiva risks her own life to volunteer in her place. If she succeeds, both she and the queen will be granted their freedom. But no one has ever survived. With an incurable plague sweeping Zalindov, a mysterious new inmate fighting for Kiva's heart, and a prison rebellion brewing, Kiva can't escape the terrible feeling that her trials have only just begun. #ThePrisonHealer #LynetteNoni #YAbook

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The Blood Traitor by Lynette Nonie | Pre-Order Now

The eagerly awaited finale of the Prison Healer trilogy, from Australia's #1-bestselling YA author Lynette Noni. She'd failed them. All of them. And now she was paying the price. Kiva thought she knew what she wanted - revenge. But feelings change, people change . . . everything has changed. After what happened at the palace, Kiva is desperate to know if her friends and family are safe, and whether those she wronged can ever forgive her. But with the kingdoms closer to the brink of war than they’ve ever been, and Kiva far away from the conflict, more is at stake than her own broken heart. A fresh start will mean a perilous quest, forcing mortal enemies and uneasy allies together in a race against the clock to save not just Evalon, but all of Wenderall. With her loyalties now set, Kiva can no longer just survive - she must fight for what she believes in. For who she believes in. But with danger coming from every side, and the lives of everyone she loves at risk, does she have what it takes to stand, or will she fall? Pre-order your copy here - https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-blood-traitor-the-prison-healer-book-3-9781760897543

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