The Queen Underneath

The Queen Underneath

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Description

The Above and the Under have a tenuous truce that is shattered after the death of both their respective rulers. Gemma, the new queen of Under, must throw history aside and team up with Tollan, the heir to the Above throne, in order to take down a power that seeks to rule them all.

Their group of rebels is comprised of an assassin, a sex worker, and a palace servant from Above, and we follow their unique perspectives as they are forced to question previously held beliefs. But even with war looming, romance still grows. Challenging gender roles and the expectation that every prince must have a princess, Tollan discovers love with Elam - a young man, a sex worker, and one of Gemma's closest friends.

The way in which The Queen Underneath spins love, intrigue, action, magic, and incredible world building will make this a go-to for fans of V.E. Schwab.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 146 x 217 x 24mm | 448g
  • Essex, United States
  • English
  • 1624145604
  • 9781624145605
  • 2,132,145

Review quote

"This is a fast-paced and fun first novel that gives readers an exciting new world to explore. An easy, gripping read for older readers."--Booklist

"A glorious celebration of female power"--Kirkus Reviews
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About Stacey Filak

Stacey Filak lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan with her husband, four children, and a menagerie of pets with nerdy names. The Queen Underneath is her first novel.
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176 ratings
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