The national bestselling Black Jewels saga continues 

Theran Grayhaven is the last of his line, desperate to restore the land of Dena Nehele. But first he needs to find a Queen who remembers the Blood's code of honor and lives by the Old Ways. 

Languishing in the Shadow Realm, Lady Cassidy is a Queen without a court. But when she is chosen to rule Dena Nehele, she must convince bitter men to serve once again.
Praise for The Shadow Queen

“A strong romantic fantasy.”—Alternative Worlds
 
“Anne Bishop does not disappoint. I have not read a book of hers that did not immediately captivate me and draw me immediately back into her world...[She] weaves her spell so well...Her characters seem so real and engaging.”—SF Revu

“Surges with spellcraft and engaging romance.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Black Jewel fans won’t want to miss this installment which offers a different look on the realms of the Blood.”—Dear Author 

“Superb.”—Specusphere 

“In this stand-alone novel set in the evocative Black Jewels world, Bishop tackles surviving various horrors head-on...It’s a difficult subject, but one that Bishop writes about sensitively, with compassion and without blinking or pulling punches.”—RT Book Reviews