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Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte
Young adult

Four Dead Queens

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by Astrid Scholte

Quick take

Following the brutal murder of four queens, an accomplished pickpocket attempts to track down the culprit.

Good to know

  • 400+ pages

  • Buzzy

  • Magical

  • Murder

Why I love it

When it comes to books, there is nothing better than unexpected plot twists, good intentions gone wrong, and characters who are both flawed and charismatic. Throw in a petty thief, a nation divided by values, and queens who are hiding gossip-worthy secrets, and I’m hooked.

After a reckless mistake leaves her father fighting for his life, heartbroken Keralie turns to crime, serving as a master thi...


Get in quick, get out quicker.

These are the words Keralie Corrington lives by as the preeminent dipper in the Concord, the central area uniting the four quadrants of Quadara. She steals under the guidance of her mentor Mackiel, who runs a black market selling their bounty to buyers desperate for what they can’t get in their own quarter. For in the nation of Quadara, each quarter is strictly divi...

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