The True Queen is a standalone novel set two years after Sorcerer to the Crown, due out in March 2019 from Ace Books (US) and Macmillan (UK and Commonwealth).
The enchanted island of Janda Baik, in the Malay Archipelago, has long been home to witches. And Muna and her sister Sakti wake on its shores under a curse, which has quite stolen away their memories. Their only hope of salvation lies in distant Britain, where the Sorceress Royal runs a controversial academy for female magicians. But the pair travel via the formidable Fairy Queen’s realm, where Sakti simply disappears.
To save her sister, Muna must learn to navigate Regency London’s high society and trick the English into believing she’s a magical prodigy. But when the Sorceress Royal’s friends become accidentally embroiled in a plot – involving the Fairy Queen’s contentious succession – Muna is drawn right in. She must also find Sakti, break their curse and somehow stay out of trouble. But if Fairyland’s true queen does finally return, trouble may find her first . . .
How you can buy it
- Penguin Random House (links to major US retailers, print and digital)
- Barnes & Noble
- Pan Macmillan (links to major UK retailers)
- Goldsboro Books (signed and numbered limited first edition)
- WH Smith
- Wordery (free shipping worldwide)
- Book Depository (free shipping worldwide)
- Amazon UK
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