Here be ghosts, the maps said, and that was all.In this haunted kingdom, ghosts linger-t just in the deepest forests or the darkest caverns, but alongside the living, as part of a twisted palace court that revels all night and sleeps through the daylight hours. Darri's sister was trapped here as a child. And w Darri has a chance to save her sister . . . if she agrees to a betrothal with the prince of the dead. But thing is simple in this eerie kingdom-t her sister, who has changed beyond recognition; t her plan, which will be thrown off track almost at once; and t the undead prince, who seems more alive than anyone else. Can Darri's warrior heart withstand the most wrenching choice of all
Leah Cypess wrote her first short story-in which the narrator was an ice cream cone-at the age of six. She has degrees in biology, journalism, and law, and has traveled to Iceland, Israel, Jordan, and Costa Rica, among other places. She now lives with her family in Maryland. She is also the author of the acclaimed fantasy novels Death Marked, Mistwood, and Nightspell.