The sequel to THE BETROTHED, a glittering royal romance, from New York Times bestselling author of the Selection series. She gave her heart away. Now she’ll fight to get it back. Can you follow your heart when it’s already broken? After fleeing the court of Coroa and leaving the memory of her beloved, the assassinated Silas Eastoffe, behind, Hollis is unsteadily adjusting to life with his family. The Eastoffe's affection is a balm on Hollis’s weary spirt, though Etan, a surly cousin with a deep distate for Coroans, threatens to upset the uneasy peace that Hollis has found. While tensions at home are mounting, disquiet in the kingdom of Isolte is reaching fever pitch. The Eastoffes may have the power to unseat the tyrannical King Jameson, but only with Hollis’s help. Can a girl who’s lost it all put the fate of her adopted homeland over the secret longings of her heart?