Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she drifts from place to place with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the blue-collar New Jersey backdrop, Kaye finds herself an unwilling pawn in an ancient and violent power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms a struggle that could very well mean her death. Debauchery, despair, deceit, and grisly death what more could you ask for from a fairy tale? . . . A luscious treat for fans of urban fantasy and romantic horror. Kirkus Reviews, starred review The exquisite faeries haunt as well as charm. . . . A gripping read. Publishers Weekly, starred review.
About the Author
Holly Black spent her early yearts in a decaying Victorian mansion where her mother fed her a steady diet of ghost stories and faerie tale. An avid collector of rare foldlore volumes, spooky dolls, and crazy hats, she lives in West Long Branch, New Jersey, with her husband, Theo. Visit her website at www.blackholly.com.