In the sequel to the acclaimed The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Elisa, a 17-year-old princess, begins her new life as a war queen challenged by assassins, sorcery, death threats and forbidden romance.
Elisa is the hero of her country. She led her people to victory against a terrifying enemy, and now she is their queen. Her rivals may have simply retreated, choosing stealth over battle. And no one within her court trusts her-except Hector, the commander of the royal guard, and her companions. As the country begins to crumble beneath her and her enemies emerge from the shadows, Elisa will take another journey. With a one-eyed warrior, a loyal friend, an enemy defector, and the man she is falling in love with, Elisa crosses the ocean in search of the perilous, uncharted, and mythical source of the Godstone’s power.