the black jewels trilogy
by Anne Bishop
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Novels of the Others comes the award-winning Black Jewels trilogy—Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, and Queen of the Darkness—together in one volume for the first time!
Anne Bishop’s critically-acclaimed Black Jewels Trilogy is the saga of one young woman’s destiny played out against the backdrop of three powerful realms...
Seven hundred years ago, a Black Widow witch saw an ancient prophecy come to life in her web of dreams and visions.
Now the Dark Kingdom readies itself for the arrival of its Queen, a Witch who will wield more power than even the High Lord of Hell himself. But she is still young, still open to influence—and corruption.
Whoever controls the Queen controls the darkness. Three men—sworn enemies—know this. And they know the power that hides behind the blue eyes of an innocent young girl. And so begins a ruthless game of politics and intrigue, magic and betrayal, where the weapons are hate and love—and the prize could be terrible beyond imagining...
Includes an Introduction by Anne Bishop