The Queen's Resistance
The Queen's Rising
Author: Rebecca Ross
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Brienna is beginning to settle into her role as the daughter of Davin MacQuinn, a disgraced lord who returned to Maevana to reclaim his House. Though she’d just survived a revolution, she faces yet another challenge: proving herself trustworthy to the MacQuinns. But as Queen Isolde Kavanagh’s closest confidant, she’ll have to balance serving her father’s House as well as her country.
Aodhan Morgane, formerly known as Cartier Évariste, is adjusting to the stark contrast between his pre-rebellion life in Valenia and his current one as the lord of the fallen House, Morgane. During his castle’s restoration, he discovers Tomas, a young boy whose past and parentage are a mystery. So when Cartier’s former pupil Brienna is as taken with Tomas as he is, he lets his mind wander—what if he doesn’t have to raise him or his House alone?
But now Brienna and Cartier must put their feelings aside and stay focused on the most vital task at hand—forging alliances, executing justice, and ensuring that no one halts the queen’s coronation. But resistance is rumbling among the old regime’s supporters, who are looking for a weakness in the rebels’ forces. And what makes one more vulnerable than love?