The Queen's Weapons

The Queen's Weapons

March 2021
Hardcover, ebook, and audio book

Cover design:
Adam Auerbach

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USA Today bestseller



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Enter the dark and sensual realms of the Black Jewels, a world where power always has a price, in this sweeping story in the New York Times bestselling fantasy saga.

They are Warlord Princes, men born to serve and protect. They are the Queen's Weapons, men born to destroy the Queen's enemies--no matter what face that enemy wears.

Daemonar Yaslana knows how to be bossy yet supportive--traits he shares with his father, the Demon Prince, and his uncle, the High Lord of Hell. Within his generation of the family, he assumes the role of protector, supporting his sister Titian's artistic efforts and curbing his cousin Jaenelle Saetien's more adventurous ideas. But when a young Eyrien Queen, someone Titian thought was a friend, inflicts an emotional wound, Daemonar's counterattack brings him under the tutelage of Witch, the Queen whose continued existence is known only to a select few.

As Daemonar is confronted by troubling changes within and around the family, he sees warnings that a taint in the Blood might be reappearing.  Daemonar, along with his father and uncle, must uncover the source of a familiar evil--and Daemon Sadi, the High Lord of Hell, may be forced into making a terrible choice.


"Bishop (Wild Country) leans into references and characters from past books to build a century-spanning saga, tying together pieces of plot and creating new stakes that could break hearts and power. The latest "Black Jewels" novel (after The Queen's Bargain) continues to deliver dark fantasy with lush worldbuilding, strong characters, and high-stakes action."—Library Journal–Starred Review

"Like all of Ms. Bishop's books, the story is thought provoking, making me reach into my own psyche for answers to the age-old question about nature versus nurture. So many questions about where and how this series will evolve, I can't wait to see where the author takes it. Grade: A."—The Good, the Bad, the Unread

"Bravo to Anne Bishop for giving us another masterpiece in this series. I want more."—The Reading Cafe

"This Fantasy series is one of my favorites in the genre. If you like engaging plot with complex characters then I don't think you want to miss Anne Bishop's Black Jewels' world. It's rife with mystery and magic, making it easy to devour." – Under the Covers


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