The Equen Queen is the second book in the highly successful series: Quentaris — Quest of the Lost City and is the sequel to The Spell of Undoing by Paul Collins. While moored to a new world Quentaris is approached by another sky-city. The sky-traders on board seem friendly and generous, offering the Quentarans food and gems, but are in fact setting a trap for Quentaris. What are the equens and can they really heal the sick? Despite losing her special powers Tab Vidler must find some answers fast, before all is lost. About the Author: Alyssa Brugman's books have been short-listed for numerous literature and children's choice awards in Australia and overseas, and have been translated into seven languages. A new novel, Solo, was released mid 2007. A fifth instalment in the Shelby pony series will be released in 2008. The Equen Queen is her first venture into fantasy writing. Alyssa lives in the Hunter Valley with her partner and son and their horses, and is a full time writer. You can find more information at www.alyssabrugman.com.au.