The Wood Queen

The Wood Queen

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Born into the mysterious world of an ancient alchemical order, Donna has always been aware of the dark feud that exists between the alchemists and the fey. Her own mother - bound by a dark Faerie curse - has been confined to a hospital bed for as long as she can remember ...But now there is a chance to release her, and Donna will stop at nothing until she is free. Armed with her own brand of powerful magic, Donna must face the fearsome Wood Queen in order to save her mother. But in the Ironwood - a place that haunts Donna's dreams - there is far greater and more dangerous magic already at work...show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 245g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055256382X
  • 9780552563826
  • 159,186

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"Dark secrets and dangerous magic permeate the enthralling second installment of the Iron Witch trilogy" Booktrust "Fast, quick paced and thrilling, keeping you on the tips of your toes till the very end ... The writing was beautiful ... lyrical and whimsical" Excellent Reads 20120325 "I loved this book. I read it in one sitting and was completely caught up in the crazy fairy tale world that Karen Mahoney has created! Overall, a brilliant an enchanting read! I am super excited for the last book, The Stone Demon to be released!" Belle Books 20120128 "The Wood Queen is a great instalment in the series that has left me desperate for the final book in the trilogy! If you enjoyed The Iron Witch then The Wood Queen is a must read" Feeling Fictional "This book both kicks ass and yet is full of beauty" My Favourite Books 20120213show more

About Karen Mahoney

Karen Mahoney has been a professional Tarot reader, a college counsellor, a dating agency consultant, and bookseller and a webmistress. She is now a full-time writer and her first novel, The Iron Witch, was published in 2011. She is currently working on a new series about a kick-ass vampire called Moth, as well as the final book in the Iron Witch trilogy, The Stone Demon. She has a highly trafficked blog where she talks about everything from writing books to her lifelong love of Wonder Woman. The Wood Queen is her second novel. Vist Karen online at www.kazmahoney.comshow more

Review Text

"I loved this book. I read it in one sitting and was completely caught up in the crazy fairy tale world that Karen Mahoney has created! Overall, a brilliant an enchanting read! I am super excited for the last book, The Stone Demon to be released!"show more

Back cover copy

Born into the mysterious world of an ancient alchemical order, Donna has always been aware of the dark feud that exists between the alchemists and the fey. Her own mother - bound by a dark Faerie curse - has been confined to a hospital bed for as long as she can remember . . . But now there is a chance to release her, and Donna will stop at nothing until she is free. Armed with her own brand of powerful magic, Donna must face the fearsome Wood Queen in order to save her mother. But in the Ironwood - a place that haunts Donna's dreams - there is far greater and more dangerous magic already at work . . .show more

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1,960 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 27% (524)
4 32% (619)
3 30% (596)
2 9% (181)
1 2% (40)
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