The Wicked King picks up five months after the end of The Cruel Prince, with Cardan on the throne of Faerie and Jude outwardly posing as his most trusted advisor, while secretly ruling the kingdom from the shadows.
She sits like a queen on her wooden stool
Cool and confident mistress of her land
Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell is a Western-flavoured magical coming of age story about card tricks. In other words, it's awesome.