An annoying brother.
Can her return to faery get any worse?
After returning to the human realm, Zoe is determined to keep her head down and stay out of trouble until after her exams are over. In the meantime, she refuses to dwell on what it means to be the missing Princess of Starlight... or which realm she belongs in.
But her best laid plans crumble when she learns that her foster parents are fae and have have hidden her heritage all along. Suddenly, her entire life feels like a lie. To make matters worse, she discovers her friend Evan has been captured by the Queen of Dawnlight.
And it’s all her fault. The only way to save him is to return to faery, this time with her overbearing foster brother in tow. Can she navigate the faery courts, on her own this time, and save her friend without accumulating more debts? Or will her brother upset everything, including her budding relationship with Prince Florian of the Sunlight Court?
Find out more in this delightful fae fantasy for lovers of slow burn romance and magical bargains.
Warning: contains a short discussion of infant loss.
Keywords: clean young adult fantasy, portal fantasy, horses, love triangle, slow burn fantasy, coming of age adventure, fae, fairy, faery, lost royalty, foster family, clean romance, sweet romance, just kisses, magical forest, ya stories, teenager, teen, slow burn romance.
Clarissa has always lived more in the world of daydream and fiction than in reality. In her writing she explores purpose and belonging across worlds. Having never found an actual portal to faeryland, she creates her own fantastical worlds where dragons, fae and other magical creatures rule.
She now lives in the Netherlands with her family, where she writes as much as they will let her. When not reading or writing, she drinks too much tea and has a burgeoning obsession with Bundt cakes.