Vasilisa and the Queen of Asps by Svetlana Kovalkova-McKenna
Approx. 14,470 words.
Published on September 10, 2009.
A young girl named Vasilisa has to go to the Queen of Asps to ask for the Brew of Life to save her dying old father. The Queen is not very friendly and tries her best to see the girl dead.
Meet the glorious and scary Queen of Asps, pale and mysterious Prince of Asps, thousands-years-old witch with attitude, see magic caves, night forest, snakes dancing by the fire, gypsies... Read the book!