This series ender is an absolutely fantastic, triumphant conclusion! Kluver’s writing is impeccable. She seamlessly weaves together romance and action, political intrigue and family drama. Bring tissues!
Teenage queen Alera’s country, Hytanica, has been conquered by the Cokyrian forces, and she is relieved of her title. She must co-rule with Narian, the ward of the evil Cokyrian queen. Narian and Alera further explore their relationship but must do so in absolute secret. As rebellion brews in Hytanica, will they be able to reveal their love — or survive the political upheaval? (HARLEQUIN TEEN, Nov., 448 pp., $9.99, ISBN: 9780373210442, PB, 16 & Up)