The Ballad of Never After is the fiercely-anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Once Upon a Broken Heart, starring Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts on a new journey of magic, mystery, and heartbreak.
After Jacks, the Prince of Hearts, betrays her, Evangeline Fox swears she'll never trust him again. Now that she's discovered her own magic, Evangeline believes she can use it to restore the chance at happily ever after that Jacks stole away.
But when a new terrifying curse is revealed, Evangeline finds herself entering into a tenuous partnership with the Prince of Hearts again. Only this time, the rules have changed.Jacks isn't the only force Evangeline needs to be wary of. In fact, he might be the only one she can trust, despite her desire to despise him.
Instead of a love spell wreaking havoc on Evangeline's life, a murderous spell has been cast. To break it, Evangeline and Jacks will have to do battle with old friends, new foes, and a magic that plays with heads and hearts.Evangeline has always trusted her heart, but this time she's not sure she can.
It's very rare that a book surprises me . . . but THE BALLAD OF NEVER AFTER had me gasping out loud multiple times. Edgy, dark, and gorgeously written - this takes the fairytale trope and turns it into something heart-pounding, fresh, and addictive ― Jodi Picoult, NYT bestselling author of WISH YOU WERE HERE
A brand new journey of magic and mystery. Expect lots of adventure, passion, and forbiddenmagic ― Cosmopolitan
A book of unadulterated enchantment . . . When a fantasy world is as beautifully built as this, I'd be happy for it to never end. ― CultureFly
Stephanie Garber's sequel manages to exceed all expectations . . . with moments of my heart sinking and nerves standing on edge she's managed to sweep readers away in her story ― My London
About the Author
Stephanie Garber wanted to be an explorer until she realised most of the world had already been discovered. So she started creating her own worlds, which is why she now writes imaginative fiction. When she's not writing, Stephanie teaches Creative Writing at a private college in Northern California.