cursed-queenGr. 8-12. (Book Two) “Blood and victory!” is the Krigere people’s battle cry, and tough, eager Ansa knows no other life. In this companion book to The Impostor Queen (2016), three warriors—likable Ansa; Thyra, the late chieftain’s daughter; and Sander, who, like Ansa, was a raid prize as a child—are the only Krigere fighters remaining following a battle with the Kupari, the tribe’s magical enemies. The witch queen makes a final move, blasting the magic of fire and ice into Ansa. Ansa believes she has been cursed and struggles to control the elements inside her, while keeping her tribe together. [Read More]