Violet Lasting is no longer a human being. Tomorrow she becomes Lot 197, auctioned to the highest royal bidder in the jewel of the Lone City. Tomorrow she becomes the surrogate of the House of the Lake, her sole purpose to produce a healthy heir for the duchess, imprisoned in the opulent cage of the palace, where the royal women compete to secure their bloodline and the surrogates are treated as disposable commodities…
©2014 Amy Ewing (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
The Jewel is
The Handmaid’s Tale meets
The Other Boleyn Girl, an intriguing dystopia for teen and young adult listeners.