Return to the "intense...erotic...and imaginative" (Nancy Kress) world of the national bestselling Black Jewels novels in this sequel to The Shadow Queen.For years the Shalador people suffered the cruelties of the corrupt Queens who ruled them, forbidding their traditions, punishing those who dared show defiance, and forcing many more into hiding. Now that their land has been cleansed of tainted Blood, the Rose-Jeweled Queen, Lady Cassidy, makes it her duty to restore it and prove her ability to rule.But even if Lady Cassidy succeeds, other dangers await. For the Black Widows see visions within their tangled webs that something is coming that will change the land-and Lady Cassidy-forever...
Praise for Shalador’s Lady

“Fans of the long running Black Jewels saga will relish this terrific entry.”—Genre Go Round Reviews
 
“A lavishly detailed, exotic background...brings to mind the sensual fiction of Tanith Lee and Storm Constantine and should appeal to fans of dynastic fantasy.”—Library Journal
 
“The Black Jewels novels are seductive—once you start, you just cannot stop reading...Shalador’s Lady takes you on an emotional journey...You must read this fantasy novel.”—Romance Reviews Today

“Shares many of the same themes of trauma, survival, and the importance of doing what is right [with The Shadow Queen]. Bishop handles these difficult subjects with a good deal of grace and sensitivity and, as always, with compelling characterization.”—RT Book Reviews