The Shadow Queen... A Sneak Peek

Saturday, July 08, 2017

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Current book:

The Shadow Queen

CJ Redwine



The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine a sneak peek on Reading List


Goodreads Summary:

Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more powerful than Irina, the most dangerous sorceress Ravenspire has ever seen.

In the neighboring kingdom of Eldr, when Prince Kol’s father and older brother are killed by an invading army of magic-wielding ogres, the second-born prince is suddenly given the responsibility of saving his kingdom. To do that, Kol needs magic—and the only way to get it is to make a deal with the queen of Ravenspire, promise to become her personal huntsman…and bring her Lorelai’s heart.

But Lorelai is nothing like Kol expected—beautiful, fierce, and unstoppable—and despite dark magic, Lorelai is drawn in by the passionate and troubled king. Fighting to stay one step ahead of the dragon huntsman—who she likes far more than she should—Lorelai does everything in her power to ruin the wicked queen. But Irina isn’t going down without a fight, and her final move may cost the princess the one thing she still has left to lose.








Sneak Peek:

"A warrior doesn't focus on the odds stacked against her. She focuses on her heart, on her will to face the evil in her world and defeat. And then she finds a way to do it."



The Shadow Queen by CJ Redwine a sneak peek on Reading List






Initial Thoughts

I picked this up because I loved the idea of a modern twist to Snow White, where Snow White is strong and a fighter while still being soft and calm enough to talk to animals - or so that is how it was sold to me a while back. The beginning was slow, but Redwine is one of my new favorite authors as she slowly builds worlds and characters so that you are transported to her story... this is a fun read for those who love fairy tale retellings.






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