Curse of the Specter Queen-A Samantha Knox Novel
Samantha Know knows her way around books. When an unusal book arrives at her shop for much-needed repairs, Sam discovers a secret code whose details mean the end of the world. What follows is a cross-Atlantic journey to Ireland where Sam, her friend, and her childhood crush try to stave off the apocalypse. A fast-paced YA novel with the lore and puzzles that is perfect for fans of Indiana Jones.
Praise for Curse of the Specter Queen-A Samantha Knox Novel
"A quick pace and an intriguing puzzle give this adventure story page-turning appeal...Aspiring archeologists, lovers of Celtic lore, and puzzle fans of any kind will find this a rollicking transatlantic adventure."——BCCB
"Pure fun from start to finish. Curse of the Specter Queen is a delightful historical romp, riddled with cryptic puzzles, hints of romance, and an adventurous cast of characters. An ideal escape for fans of curses, magic, and mystery."—Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Caravel series
"Sam is an appealing heroine: smart, well-read, gutsy, and introspective...[Curse of the Specter Queen is] a fast pace, compelling supernatural mystery, and intriguing historical setting add up to broad appeal."——Kirkus
“Apocalyptic curses, blood-chilling demons, and a centuries-old treasure hunt with a brilliant bookish heroine. Curse of the Spector Queen had me feverishly turning pages until I finally arrived at the epic conclusion.”—Livia Blackburne, New York Times best-selling author of Rosemarked and Midnight Thief
“This lush, high-stakes, adventure tale has it all—a rollicking plot, a sweet slow burn of a romance, and a heroine on an epic journey filled with ciphers, curses, and twists that kept me guessing at every turn. A delightful read from start to finish, Curse of the Specter Queen is one of my new favorites.”—Alyson Noël, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortals