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The Thorn Queen

Welcome to Glendoch! The Adventure Begins …

Hidden to most, this glacial world once crackled with beauty. Now it waits for war—divided and bound by strict rules. So when twelve-year-old Meylyne trespasses in the Above-World and falls from a tree on Glendoch’s sickly prince, she must flee or face imprisonment in the Shadow Cellars. She is convinced she will perish, yet with the help of her friends she inches her way back home … until the day she collides with the Thorn Queen.

About the Author Elise Holland

Welcome to Why is Mud? ~ a site I created to talk about my book, THE THORN QUEEN, and the world in which it takes place, while engaging young readers in quests of the imagination. There are opportunities to create scenes, solve mysteries and win prizes!

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