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April 12, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

The Trials of Oland Born: Curse of Kings By Alex Barclay

The People’s Book Prize Spring Collection – today’s highlighted book is:

The Trials of Oland Born: Curse of Kings By Alex Barclay

ISBN 978-0-00-733576-3
Category Adventure/Fantasy
Spring 2013


Oland Born is no one but a lowly servant in Castle Derrington. Then, one night, he finds a letter from a long-dead king. No sooner has he read the message than a mysterious stranger tries to kidnap him. Oland runs, the dead kings warning ringing in his ears…

Author’s Biography

Alex Barclay is the award-winning author of five rime novels for adults. ‘Curse of Kings’ is her first novel for children, and the first in ‘THE Trials of Oland Born’ series.


Fiercely imaginative, with razor-sharp twists and a plot that moves so fast it ignites’ – Derek Landy, author of Skulduggery Pleasant

Price: £6.99
Once again thank you for your comments and for making The People’s Book Prize “a truly democratic book prize decided exclusively by the public”

Peoples Book Prize

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Patron:  Frederick Forsyth CBE

Founding Patron:  Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE



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