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The Black Queen

(1999)
The Sixth Book of The Fey
(The first book in the Black Throne series)
A novel by

 
 
From one of the most acclaimed creators of fantasy fiction comes the epic tale of the Black Throne, a stirring saga of tumultuous conflict set in a magical world, in a powerful family, and in the tortured and divided mind of its monarch.

The Fey Empire has been at peace for fifteen years. But Queen Arianna, who holds the Black Throne, has become increasingly troubled by a mysterious presence that is waking in her mind. It is a force of ruthless power, determined to seize the throne even if it means destroying Arianna's very essence in the process. And when the queen's body is not her own, it spells trouble for a warlike empire already beginning to chafe under the strictures of peace.

Worse, it seems that the only person who can help Arianna is her brother, Gift, the legitimate heir to the Black Throne - and the one the Throne itself has chosen as ruler. To refuse its summoning could bring disaster, but to accept it could be more dire still. So while his sister is locked in a battle to save her very soul, Gift must use his incomplete knowledge of magic in a desperate fight to discover a solution. At stake is the fate of the entire world - which stands poised on the brink of unimaginable chaos.



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Used availability for Kristine Kathryn Rusch's The Black Queen

Hardback Editions

August 1999 : USA Hardback

Title: Black Queen (Black Throne)
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
ISBN: 1-4177-1618-5 / 978-1-4177-1618-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Black Queen: The Sixth Book of The Fey (Volume 6)
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
ISBN: 0-615-79705-9 / 978-0-615-79705-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: WMG Publishing
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August 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Black Queen (Black Throne, Book 1)
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
ISBN: 0-553-58115-5 / 978-0-553-58115-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Black Queen
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
ISBN: 1-5226-8365-8 / 978-1-5226-8365-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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February 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Black Queen: Black Throne, Book 1
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Publisher: Audible Studios
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February 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Black Queen: Black Throne, Book 1
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Publisher: Audible Studios
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February 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Black Queen: Black Throne, Book 1
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Black Queen: The Sixth Book of The Fey
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Publisher: WMG Publishing
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