AFTER WITNESSING A mysterious explosion, three young Londoners Becky, Jim, and Adelaide journey to a tiny country high in the mountains of Central Europe in 1882. They re an unlikely trio to lead a country, but when Adelaide's husband, the new king, is assassinated, she finds herself fighting for the crown and for her very life.
About the Author
Philip Pullman is the award-winning author of the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. He lives in Oxford, England.
“Mesmerizing . . . a taut adventure.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred