A Queen of Gilded Horns (Paperback)

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Sisters Eva and Isa must find a way to work together if they want to save their queendom in the thrilling conclusion to A River of Royal Blood—now in paperback!

Now on the run, Eva is desperate for answers about her transformation and her true heritage. Along with Aketo, a small contingent of guards, and the sister she could not kill, Eva flees the capitol in hopes of finding friends and allies to the north—not to mention Baccha—to help her decide what to do next. Princess Isa is a difficult, unremorseful captive, and Eva knows better than to trust her sister, but she wants to. Despite their history, Eva is convinced that to survive what’s to come, she and her sister must make peace. Since the Entwining ceremony, Eva's and Isa's lives have been bonded, and each can only die by the other's hand. This perhaps provides an opening for a truce and a more hopeful future for both the sisters and the queendom, if only Isa would see reason and give up the battle for the throne.

With the two princesses on the run, the Queendom of Myre is on the brink of a revolution. And without Baccha to guide and train her magick, Eva must find a way not only to survive her own metamorphosis, but to unite all the people of Myre, including her sister, by finally taking the Ivory Throne.

About the Author

Amanda Joy has an MFA from The New School, and lives in Chicago with her dog Luna. You can find her on twitter and Instagram at @amandajoywrites.

Praise For…

Praise of A Queen of Gilded Horns:

★ “Joy’s writing is exemplary; a strong plot, even pacing, and character growth (not only Eva’s) all lead up to an ending that should satisfy even the pickiest readers . . . A strong and satisfying conclusion.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “At its core, this story dives deep into the themes of family, belonging, identity, and sibling rivalry. These themes are adeptly blended with a fast-paced plot and incredible world buildingThe stakes are incredibly high in this stunning conclusion to the duology. Highly recommended for all ­collections.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“Tensions are high in this sequel and Joy's language is just as melodious, her world-building just as spell-binding . . . There's no denying Joy's talent, and readers will bask in the sisters' character arcs and the book's gratifying ending.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780525518631
ISBN-10: 0525518630
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 15th, 2022
Pages: 384
Language: English