Heir Apparent (Paperback)

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In Heir Apparent there are as many ways to win as there are to get killed. "A stylish tale [that] addresses both fantasy gaming and censorship." (New York Times Book Review)

From Edgar Award–winning author Vivian Vande Velde comes a rollicking story that puts a high-tech twist on the classic medieval fantasy-adventure.

In the virtual reality game Heir Apparent, there are way too many ways to get killed—and Giannine seems to be finding them all. Which is a shame, because unless she can get the magic ring, locate the stolen treasure, answer the dwarf's dumb riddles, impress the head-chopping statue, charm the army of ghosts, fend off the barbarians, and defeat the man-eating dragon, she'll never win.

And she has to, because losing means she'll die—for real this time.

Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age





About the Author


Vivian Vande Velde has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including Heir Apparent, User Unfriendly, All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories, Three Good Deeds, Now You See It ..., and the Edgar Award–winning Never Trust a Dead Man. She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at www.vivianvandevelde.com.

Praise For…


"Consistently entertaining."—Publishers Weekly

"A testament to Vande Velde's storytelling magic."—The Horn Book

"A stylish tale [that] addresses both fantasy gaming and censorship."
The New York Times Book Review 

"Plausible, suspenseful. . . . Hilarious. . . . It's riveting reading for
experienced gamers and tyros alike."—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) A Junior Library Guild Selection
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152051259
ISBN-10: 0152051252
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2004
Pages: 352
Language: English