Princess Tania and her true love Edric have returned from the Faerie Realm to find the missing queen Titania, but first must face Tania's mortal parents and the consequences of their three day absence. Forbidden from seeing Edric outside of school and play rehearsals for Romeo and Juliet, they prowl the streets of London seeking clues to her long lost mother's whereabouts.
The threat of Tania's former betrothed haunts her nightmares, a pervading sense of unease plagues those she left behind in Faerie, and the shadows of her previous mortal lives begins to intrude regularly on every day life. In a race against the clock, Tania and Edric may soon find their time has run out.
With a clever of details from classic English literature (i.e., a key character's business being located on Spenser Street--no doubt an allusion to Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queene), mirroring the central romance of famed star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet, and drawing from a variety of mythologies, Frewin Jones weaves a tale that draws the reader in and jumps off the page. THE LOST QUEEN is all at one sparkling and enchanting, yet darkly addictive. A great follow-up to THE FAERIE PATH that will definitely leave readers craving more.
Originally posted at TeensReadToo.com