- Publisher: Moore Bell Productions
- Editor: Refine Editing
- Edition: 1
- Available in: E-book, Paperback
- ISBN: E-book: 978-1-946990-06-8 Paperback: 978-1-946990-07-5
- Published: September 10, 2019
“We’re all just pushing westward. Endlessly, it seems.”
The battle of the Riverlands has been fought. Its consequences must now be faced.
And nowhere in Duresia is safe. Even to the east in the city of New Berkeley, the seeds of resentment and turmoil are long past sown. Which structures will hold? What secrets will be unearthed?
In the Southern Murrieta a shocking capture sees the tables turn. What will it mean for the futures of the V’ahani clan, Tokali clan, and Keagan Gang? Calls for unity continue. But with so many changes and new discoveries in this cryptic kingdom, can each group hold even their own people together?
The fourth and penultimate book of the Civilands series, Cryptic Kingdom is a climax for the ages. The threads coming together will satisfy and surprise.
From the Editor, Katrina Diaz-Arnold of Refine Editing:
“Nothing is quite what it seems in the world of the Murietta–and the events that unfold in Cryptic Kingdom are no exception. In this penultimate installment of the series, the tension is palpable as N.B. Austin’s signature twists deliver more shock than ever. Bringing together some of the series’ most beloved and prominent characters, the novel sets the stage for the ultimate conclusion. Hold onto your seats!”
Available in E-book and Paperback!
More about the Civilands Epic Fantasy-Fiction Adventure Series:
On a dreary morning in the Murrieta Territory’s Riverlands, smoke fills the sky at the home of prominent businessman Adonis Morrell. Escaping out back and into the forest is daughter Jeannie Morrell. We follow Jeannie who is on the run from those who started the fire: the Keagan gang. But what lies ahead beyond the trees is anything but expected.
The novels tie together the stories of a variety of characters and feature plenty of twists and turns along their paths through this mysterious, intriguing world. Themes of family, justice, religion, grief, and morality make this fiction series what it is. Its story is an intriguing blend of Manifest Destiny meets Game of Thrones meets Gangs of New York.
The Civilands novels are serialized and would be most enjoyed in order.