ABOUT THE BOOK
by Annie Sullivan
Release date: September 10, 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance
From Annie Sullivan, author of A Touch of Gold, comes Tiger Queen, a sweeping YA fantasy
adventure that tells the story of a fierce desert princess battling to save her kingdom. Fans
of Rebel of the Sands and Meagan Spooner will devour this retelling of Frank Stockton’s fa-
mous short story, “The Lady, or the Tiger?”
In the mythical desert kingdom of Achra, an ancient law forces sixteen-year-old Princess Kateri to
fight in the arena to prove her right to rule. For Kateri, winning also means fulfilling a promise to her
late mother that she would protect her people, who are struggling through windstorms and drought.
The situation is worsened by the gang of Desert Boys that frequently raids the city wells, forcing the
king to ration what little water is left. The punishment for stealing water is a choice between two
doors: behind one lies freedom, and behind the other is a tiger.
But when Kateri’s final opponent is announced, she knows she cannot win. In desperation, she
turns to the desert and the one person she never thought she’d side with. What Kateri discovers
twists her world—and her heart—upside down. Her future is now behind two doors—only she’s not
sure which holds the key to keeping her kingdom and which releases the tiger.
Tiger Queen was such a good stand alone read. I enjoy the storyline of how a princess is more of a warrior than being helpless. I do like the most of the characters with in the book.
Kateri all of her life has been train to fight. In order to become queen she must defeat her opponents each time. She is a girl who refuse to settle down. With each fight she is closer to the crown. Her last opponent turns out to be someone who can beat her.
Kateri knows what is a stake if she lose. So she runs off, hoping to find someone good to train her. When she leaves home, she finds out hidden secrets that where kept from her. Will she able to win her crown and save her people?
This book was action packed and a quick pace read. It has tigers, lots of sand and fighting going on. There be some twists and turns throughout the book. A very good stand alone book. I was happy to be a part of this tour. Looking forward to more books by this author.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Annie Sullivan is a Young Adult author from Indianapolis, Indiana. Her work has been featured in
Curly Red Stories and Punchnels. She loves fairytales, everything Jane Austen, and traveling and
exploring new cultures. When she’s not off on her own adventures, she’s teaching classes at the
Indiana Writers Center and working as the Copy Specialist at John Wiley and Sons, Inc. publishing
company, having also worked there in Editorial and Publicity roles. You can follow her adventures
on Twitter and Instagram (@annsulliva).
Prize: Tiger Queen poster and signed bookplate (USA only)