The Silver Queen by Josie Jaffrey

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The Silver Queen
Cover of The Silver Queen by Josie Jaffrey
Author(s) Josie Jaffrey
Published October 17, 2018
Publisher Silver Sun Books
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Young Adult

The Silver Queen by Josie Jaffrey is a young adult fantasy novel, originally published on October 17, 2018. It is the second book in the Sovereign series and the eighth book in The Silverse series.

Trigger Warnings

Author-Provided Warnings

The following content warnings are listed on the author's website:

  • Post-apocalyptic setting; humanity has been mostly wiped out by a virus that turns them into zombie-like creatures. Small communities of humans are isolated from the abandoned outside world, which is considered contaminated.
  • General warning for violence.
  • General warning for blood/gore, including blood drinking, description of injuries, zombie-like creatures, dead bodies.
  • One of the main settings is a city controlled by vampires where humans are considered servants/slaves. Issues of power disparity/class divide/consent under slavery discussed briefly.
  • No racism, no homophobia (main character relationships are F/M and M/M), no ableism, no animal cruelty (other than calling an ornery horse a ‘bastard’), no misogyny.
  • No sex; some kissing (teen appropriate).
  • Some swearing (up to and including ‘fuck’ but not frequent).
  • Blood drinking as sexual/pleasurable behaviour; sometimes violent (only off page).
  • A main character is temporarily, and side character permanently, under control of sadist; he injures them, keeps them locked in his house, and emotionally manipulates them.
  • Minor characters whose mouths have been sewn up.

Additional Trigger Warnings

  • Physical assault
  • Torture


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Gay main character