The Stolen Heir

The Stolen Heir

Childrens, Teen & Young Adult, Teen & Young Adult Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/03/2024
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The Stolen Heir
This book is glorious.
This book is glorious. I adore the Cruel Prince trilogy, so much. I found book 1 the least intriguing, so expected to not enjoy this as much as I did! I ab... READ MORE
Ella-Mae from Lewes


A runaway queen. A reluctant prince. And a quest that may destroy them both.

Eight years have passed since the Battle of the Serpent. But in the icy north, Lady Nore of the Court of Teeth has reclaimed the Ice Needle Citadel. There she is using an ancient relic to create monsters of stick and snow who will do her bidding and exact her revenge.

Suren, child queen of the Court of Teeth, and the one person with power over her mother, fled to the human world, where she lives feral in the woods. Lonely, and still haunted by the merciless torments she endured in the Court of Teeth, she bides her time by releasing mortals from foolish bargains. She believes herself forgotten until the storm hag Bogdana chases her through the night streets. Suren is saved by none other than Prince Oak, heir to Elfhame, to whom she was once promised in marriage and who she has resented for years.

Now seventeen, Oak is charming, beautiful and manipulative. He's on a mission that will lead him into the north, and he wants Suren's help. But if she agrees, it will mean guarding her heart against the boy she once knew and a prince she cannot trust, as well as confronting all the horrors she thought she had left behind.

  • Publisher: Hot Key Books
  • ISBN: 9781471411366
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 246g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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The Stolen Heir
Not Holly's best (spoiler free)
It felt more like a rushed fanfic than Holly's usual smart style. The last 2 chapters feel more like her. Thankfully, the next book feels like her usual... READ MORE
The Stolen Heir
What happened?
Holly Black is supposed to take you on a journey with very smart twists and turns that include unpredictable characters. Oak is just way too nice and Wren ... READ MORE