Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.
This week’s anticipated book is:
The Vanished Queen by Lisbeth Campbell
Page Length: 496
Publication Date: Aug. 18, 2020
Publisher: Gallery/Saga Press
Synopsis: When a country is held in thrall to a vicious, despotic king, it’s up to one woman to take him down.
Long ago, Queen Mirantha vanished. King Karolje claimed it was an assassination by a neighboring king, but everyone knew it was a lie. He had Disappeared her himself.
But after finding the missing queen’s diary, Anza—impassioned by her father’s unjust execution and inspired by Mirantha’s words—joins the resistance group to overthrow the king. When an encounter with Prince Esvar thrusts her into a dangerous game of court politics, one misstep could lead to a fate worse than death.
Esvar is the second son to an evil king. Trapped under his thumb and desperate for a way out, a chance meeting with Anza gives him the opportunity to join the resistance. Together, they might have the leverage to move against the king—but if they fail, their deaths could mean a total loss of freedom for generations to follow.
Set in a world where resistance is as dangerous as it is important, The Vanished Queen is a tale of the courage and sacrifice it requires to take on a tyrant.
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Doesn’t this sound fabulous? Is The Vanished Queen on your TBR? Which books are you most looking forward to? Comment below!
10 thoughts on “Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Vanished Queen by Lisbeth Campbell”
It does sound fabulous. I resist the allure of the ARC because I just didn’t have time, but I have pre-ordered a copy to read without the release day pressure. 🙂
That’s a great idea! I hope you enjoy it when you get it. 🙂
I have the ARC of this book and will be reading it next week. It looks so good!
Oooh, I hope you love it!! I can’t wait to read your reiew! 🙂
I haven’t read this author before but it does sound just the kind of book I love. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks for stopping by! 🙂
Ah, this sounds amazing!!! 🙂
It’s really good!!
What a beautiful cover!
This is on my TBR, too! Hope we both enjoy it!!