One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The fearsome assassin abducts all three girls and brings them to the world of faerie, where Jude in installed into the royal court. Mocked and tormented for being merely mortal, Jude soon realises that to survive in this treacherous, dangerous, new world, she needs to be smart, cunning and deceitful as the Fey themselves.
But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan. Jude must take the upmost care...
I wasn’t super excited over the cover (yeah, I said it) but I’m a big Holly Black fan from the Tithe series, so hearing she was venturing into the world of fey again got me suuuuper pumped. (Although don’t think that makes me biased. I tried to read Black Cat years ago and just couldn’t get into it.) But I was hopeful for The Cruel Prince. I don’t think I even read the blurb. It was a Holly Black book, so I was getting it.
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