The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) by Holly Black
This young fantasy novel, penned by Holly Black has people from the author’s previous work ‘Modern tale of Faerie’ along with ‘The Darkest Part of Forest’. A faerie, called Madoc takes them to Faerieland, no, no, please don’t misunderstand it by a fairy, Madoc is the one responsible for murdering their parents. Post ten years, Jude has a wicked relation with her new dad, while Vivi is adamant about killing Madoc( she hates Madoc with all her heart). On the other hand, Taryn and Jude get ready to celebrate, in the hope of a faerie might marry them off. Jude wants to be renowned in Faerieland and thinks that marriage is not her cup of tea. She, along with Taryn prepares a dance, for the King at High King’s Court, in which Vivi is least, interested to attend. The girls meet Madoc along with his life partner, Oriana. Oriana, asks them to please not do anything so as to embarrass Madoc because he has been enrolled as the High King’s general. Jude and Taryn are seeing introducing themselves, to the High King Eldres, while Jude is keen on joining the Circle of Falcons.