The Orphan Queen
Author: Jodi Meadows Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books ISBN: 9780062317391
IN A world where magic is forbidden, Princess Wilhelmina’s ability to perform it might be just the thing to help reclaim her kingdom, or ruin it forever.
When her parents refused to sign the Wraith Alliance which makes magic illegal, the Indigo Kingdom conquered her homeland Aecor, and Wilhelmina and other orphaned children of nobility were taken to Skyvale, the Indigo Kingdom’s capital.
Rescued by Patrick Lien, the son of an Aecor’s general, they became Ospreys, experts at stealth and theft.
Together, they mean to take back Wilhelmina’s throne.
But Wraith, a toxic by-product of magic, is pouring across the continent, reshaping the land and animals – even humans – into fresh horrors.
Other kingdoms have fallen, and soon it will reach the Indigo Kingdom.
Wilhelmina and best friend Melanie masquerade as exiled nobles, and enter the Indigo Kingdom as guests to find out all they could about kingdom’s plans for fighting the Wraith, and restor Aecor to glory.
There, Wilhelmina meets the
The Orphan Queen is a thrilling read, with action and romance, fighting for supremacy with secret identities, and the wielding of terrifyingly dangerous magic.
But just when it gets interesting, you come to the cliffhanger at the end, and must wait for the next instalment, The Mirror King. – K.K. Wong