Combining the sinuous drama of Game of Thrones, the narrative drive of The Hunger Games and a brilliantly imagined and engaging young central protagonist, The Queen of the Tearling is the thrilling opening chapter in a dazzling, daringly original new fantasy adventure.
ERIKA JOHANSEN grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She went to Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania before attending the celebrated Iowa Writers Workshop, where she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree. She eventually became an attorney but she never stopped writing. Her debut was the international bestseller, The Queen of the Tearling - the first novel in a remarkable trilogy. This was followed by the acclaimed The Invasion of the Tearling and The Fate of the Tearling. Erika now lives in England. Author photo (c) Victoria Webb
I couldn't put the bloody thing down. It would be fair to say I
became obsessed with the role and the book -- EMMA WATSON
Did you love The Hunger Games? Partial to an episode of Game of Thrones? Then you're going to want to dive straight in to this new fantasy . . . brilliantly imagined and captivatingly written * HEAT *
An assured and confident debut . . . featuring a strong female lead and a well-realised far-future post-apocalyptic world * INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY *
Like Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games meets Pulp Fiction * DAILY MAIL *
Destined to be a fantasy classic. Johansen's writing is assured, confident and thrilling. I can't wait for the next book. * AMY McCULLOCH, author of The Oathbreaker's Shadow *