Alida has escaped Lord Dunraven’s castle and defied his law to find her exiled faerie family. Using new magic to protect themselves, Alida and her family make the dangerous journey home, back to their beloved meadow near the human village of Ash Grove. When Dunraven’s greed threatens the villagers with starvation, Alida wants to help them. But if Lord Dunraven’s guards find out that fairies are helping humans, her family will be in terrible danger.
Kathleen Duey’s works include the middle grade American Diaries and Survivors series, as well as the well-reviewed chapter book series The Unicorn’s Secret and its companion series, The Faeries’ Promise. She is also the National Book Award–nominated author of Skin Hunger. She lives in Fallbrook, California.