The breathtaking sequel to the international bestseller The Queen of the Tearling - that was hailed by the Daily Mail as 'like Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games meets Pulp Fiction' . . .
ERIKA JOHANSEN was educated at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania
before attending the celebrated Iowa Writers Workshop, where she
earned a Master of Fine Arts degree. She later became an attorney.
The Queen of the Tearling - the first book in a trilogy - is
her debut. Erika lives in the San Francisco Bay Area of
Author photo (c) Victoria Webb
"Builds to a no-holds-barred, pulsating climax ... Johansen juggles fantasy, sci-fi and weighty issues of good and evil with brilliant ease, and leaves us eagerly awaiting the next instalment." DAILY MAIL "An intoxicating brew of dystopian fiction, high fantasy, science fiction, and a bit of horror - and in The Invasion of the Tearling, Johansen takes those elements and turns them up to eleven, making for a thrilling and thought-provoking read that takes this trilogy to even greater heights." BUZZFEED '5 great books to read in August' "A dazzling and gripping follow up... Expertly combining modern and medieval themes, Johansen ratchets up suspense as she weaves a magical story that crosses time ... one of the most original and well-written series in recent memory." USA TODAY "Meet the next Katniss Everdeen. If you missed last year's The Queen of the Tearling, run, don't walk, to get it." ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Get caught up with Kelsea, a heroine so badass, Emma Watson's already signed up to play her." COSMOPOLITAN