Queen of the Darkest Hour
by Kim Rendfeld
Francia, 783: As wars loom, Queen Fastrada faces a peril within the castle walls: King Charles’s eldest son, Pepin. Blaming his father for the curse that twisted his spine, Pepin rejects a prize archbishopric and plots to seize the throne. Can Fastrada stop the conspiracy before it destroys the realm? Discover a story of family strife endangering an entire country—and the price to save it.