A lush, beautifully written and vividly imagined fantasy inspired by Indian folklore.
Roshani Chokshi is the New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Shimmer, and Book Smugglers. Her short story, "The Star Maiden," was longlisted for the British Fantasy Science Award.
Praise for The Star-Touched Queen
New York Times Bestseller
#9 on the Summer 2016 Kids' Indie Next List
A Goodreads Best Book of the Month
"Chokshi's prose is captivating, and the pages come alive .... Maya is a strong heroine, and while there is romance, an emphasis on familial love adds another level of richness to a folkloric fantasy about sacrifice, self-discovery, and making your own destiny." --Publishers Weekly, starred review"Richly imagined, deeply mythic, filled with lovely language... this is an author to watch" -- Kirkus Reviews
"Magic is woven into every word of the STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN. Vibrantly imaginative and gracefully written, I was spellbound from the first line. A dazzling, sensuous feast of world-building, romance, and mythology." --Sarah J. Maas, New York Times Bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series."Roshani Chokshi has crafted a bewitching tale with a setting so vivid and unique, I wished I could step right through the pages." --Amy Ewing, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Jewel
"Chokshi's storytelling glimmers like magic on every page-a novel meant to be savored." --Cindy Pon, author of Serpentine and Silver Phoenix"A luscious, bloodthirsty fairy tale with all the romance, magic, and gorgeous mythology I could ask for --Tessa Gratton, author of Blood Magic and The United States of Asgard series"Gorgeously poetic writing gives vibrant, sensuous life to the worlds of THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN." --Kate Elliott, of Court of Fives