Cardan is now High King of Faerie, with Jude by his side as seneschal. But Cardan doesn't want to be King, so while he enjoys the luxuries like wine and merriment, Jude is the leader in the shadows, able to guide and command Cardan as she pleases. But Jude learns that someone she trusts has betrayed her, and it's a race . . .
Jude and her sisters have lived in the world of Faerie ever since their parents were murdered in front of them in the human world. They’ve grown up with the murder, call him “father” — but Jude knows she’ll never be like him. Like the other fae. She’s mortal. And the fae don’t particularly like mortals. Especially . . .