“Like the faerie folk whose wicked doings it depicts, The Wicked King is truly spellbinding, with an ending that will leave its readers panting for the next installment.”
Author Holly Black calls her Curse Workers series “mobster fantasy,” an unusual description for a most engaging trilogy.
“Ms. Black has created a deliciously dark and edgy world quite unlike anything else in today’s teen literature.
In 2007 an intense debate heated up on the blogs of young adult authors Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier.