Books The Black Jewels Trilogy Daughter of the Blood/Heir to the Shadows/Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop Paperback, 1204 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $22 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Black Jewels TrilogySubtitleDaughter of the Blood/Heir to the Shadows/Queen of the DarknessAuthorAnne Bishop Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Three men, sworn enemies, vie for sway over the girl witch Jaenelle, destined to rule over the Dark Kingdom, commencing a ruthless game of politics, magic, power, and betrayal, in which the weapons are love and hate. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Black Jewels Trilogy My Guilty Pleasure Unicorns And Witches And Wild Mood Swings, Oh My! July 2, 2012 The Black Jewels trilogy flips everything you thought you knew about fantasy on its head. But NPR editor Petra Mayer says it's still a wild ride of mystery, erotica, violence and even true love. What is your favorite book that defies the conventions of its genre? Tell us in the comments below.