Jennifer Estep is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author who prowls the streets of her imagination in search of her next fantasy idea. In addition to Kill the Queen, Jennifer is also the author of the Elemental Assassin, Mythos Academy, Black Blade, and Bigtime series. For more information on Jennifer and her books, visit her website at www.jenniferestep.com or follow her online on Facebook, Goodreads, and Twitter-@Jennifer_Estep.
Pretty princess + dangerous spy, that's Gemma Ripley. She does both with equal panache. Tracking a missing batch of magical tearstone leads Gemma into the heart of a hostile kingdom, the presence of a mortal enemy, and heart-pounding danger. This is action at its finest. -- #1 <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author Charlaine Harris<em></em> Jennifer Estep's Crown of Shards series is a fantasy lover's thrill ride. Stunning magic, epic battles, masterful political plays, strong friendships, shocking twists, a touch of romance, and enemies to absolutely hate while others surprise you make this story unputdownable and one for the keeper shelf. Estep gives us a heroine to root for, whose bravery and cunning set her apart and whose compassion and loyalty will keep readers turning the pages to see what this remarkable leader will do next. Everleigh Blair isn't only a Winter Queen; she's an avalanche. -- Amanda Bouchet, <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author of the Kingmaker Chronicles series Hold onto your hearts, fantasy romance lovers! Because you're going to lose them to the deliciously smexy new bad boy prince in Capture the Crown. Jennifer Estep has outdone herself in penning my new favorite book of hers. Prince Leonidas is everything I could ask for-and Princess Gemma as a spy in a deadly waltz with him had me devouring the pages. -- Jeffe Kennedy, award-winning author of the <em>Forgotten Empires, Heirs of Magic </em>and <em>Bonds of Magic </em>romantic fantasy series Crush the King is a truly epic climax to a fantastic trilogy. With glittering pageantry, lethal magic, and political conniving among warring kingdoms, the story kept me rapt with anticipation-and the truly glorious ending satisfied in style. The Crown of Shards is an action-packed, magical ride, and I loved seeing Everleigh grow from a hunted girl to a confident queen. Love live the Winter Queen! -- Jeffe Kennedy, RITA (R) Award-winning author of <em>The Orchid Throne</em><br/> <br/> Estep knows how to create strong and relatable fantasy female leads. Evie's rise into her power in deeds and magic is a fabulous, inspiring read. Solid writing, bold characters, and action-filled sequences create an exciting finish for this trilogy. -- <em>Library Journal </em>on <em>Crush the King</em><br/> <br/> Gemma Ripley is my favorite kind of heroine-smart, courageous, fierce, spirited, flawed, and full of heart. The Gargoyle Queen will capture yours! -- Amanda Bouchet,<em> USA Today</em> bestselling author of <em>The Kingmaker Chronicles</em> Estep has crafted another winner...this addicting series remains a fun thrill a minute and is highly recommended. -- <em>Booklist </em>on <em>Crush the King</em> Kill the Queen is the definition of epic fantasy: exciting, original, and filled with characters who jump off the page. Jennifer Estep enters the arena and takes no prisoners. Long live the Winter Queen. -- Ilona Andrews, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Kill the Queen rocked my world! With court intrigue, a cast of fantastic characters, epic political sweep, and a slow-burn romance to die for, this book had me rapt. I only regret I devoured it so fast. And that I didn't write it. More please! -- Jeffe Kennedy, RITA (R) Award winning author of The Pages of the Mind<u5:p> Betrayal put Everleigh Blair on the throne and treachery threatens to take her off. But Queen Everleigh survives the dangerous and vindictive courtly world and emerges a true Winter Queen - this is a gripping tale of one woman's survival and triumph. -- Julia London, <em>New York Times </em>and <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author of <em>The Princess Plan</em> Jennifer Estep's Kill the Queen is the fierce, feminist kick-off of a great new fantasy series... a sweeping, addictive adventure with a tiny hint of romance that will leave readers clamoring for more of this universe as soon as they reach the last page. -- Culturess.com