'Holly Black spins a thrilling tale of intrigue and magic in her newest novel... Unmissable for fans of Sarah J. Mass and the Grisha trilogy' - Buzzfeed UK
Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever . . . And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.
One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The terrifying assassin abducts all three girls to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed in the royal court but mocked and tormented by the Faerie royalty for being mortal. As Jude grows older, she realises that she will need to take part in the dangerous deceptions of the fey to ever truly belong. But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan . . .
- Publication Date:
- 07 / 01 / 2019
Two young children are torn from their mortal home after their parents are killed and are raised in the world of the fae. Years later, Jude and Taryn are teenagers and know the secrets and dangers of living in the dark and delightfully twisted fairy world, where being human can be very dangerous. Holly Black really is the Queen of Fairy stories. - Tricia (QBD)
The Cruel Prince is addicting, dark and messes with your emotions. It’s a world of court intrigue and the conflict between fae and humans. It’s fast-paced with many twists and turns that throw you off. The Cruel Prince has set up a fantastic new series for Holly Black. - Angelique (QBD)