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 . . .
In colonial New England, a woman is collecting berries for her son and her man. She ventures into the woods, but winds up getting lost. Or did she run away, abandoning her family? Or was she taken into the woods, now trapped and unable to leave? Try as she might to leave, she always finds herself back in the woods. Back at the house in the dark of the . . .