First edition of Ruler of the Realm, the exciting third book in the Faerie Wars Chronicles by Herbie Brennan.
Written by Herbie Brennan. 2006, first US edition, first printing. Bloomsbury Publishing, New York.
"Mixing a contemporary plot with another, often brutal world of beleaguered emperors, malign demons and unreliable faeries, Brennan writes with all the dash of an Irish storyteller at the peak of his form. Inventive as Harry Potter, dark as Gormenghast and as intelligently probing as Philip Pullman, here is a title to brighten the dreariest of winter days."
- Review of Faerie Wars, The Independent: goo.gl/ZaKkny
In Ruler of the Realm, book #3 in Herbie Brennan's Faerie Wars series, Queen Blue, the new queen, has much to learn.
"In an attempt to divine information about her future, she visits the Spicemaster's labyrinth, where she is warned to beware of someone close, little realising just how careful she will need to be. Meanwhile, rumours are flying about the return of the demon prince, Beleth, and about Lord Hairstreak's unexpected offer of peace. Things get even trickier for Blue when her brother, Prince Pyrgus, unwittingly discovers a formidable secret weapon in the form of some extraordinary crystal flowers. Then the unthinkable happens - Blue goes missing..."
The Faerie Wars Chronicles:
The Purple Emperor
Ruler of the Realm
The Faeman Quest
Learn more about Herbie Brennan: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Herbert_Brennan
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