The Vanished Queen

October 31, 2020
The Vanished Queen

When a country is held in thrall to a vicious, despotic king,it’s up to one woman to take him down in this gorgeous literaryfantasy debut from Lisbeth Campbell.Long ago, Queen Mirantha vanished. King Karolje claimed it was anassassination by a neighboring king, but everyone knew it was alie. He had Disappeared her himself.But after finding the missing queen’s diary, Anza—impassioned byher father’s unjust execution and inspired by Mirantha’swords—joins the resistance group to overthrow the king. When anencounter with Prince Esvar thrusts her into a dangerous game ofcourt politics, one misstep could lead to a fate worse thandeath.Esvar is the second son to an evil king. Trapped under his thumband desperate for a way out, a chance meeting with Anza gives himthe opportunity to join the resistance. Together, they might havethe leverage to move against the king—but if they fail, theirdeaths could mean a total loss of freedom for generations tofollow.Set in a world where resistance is as dangerous as it isimportant, The Vanished Queen is a tale of the courage andsacrifice it requires to take on a tyrant.