Goldest? Is that really you? Why — why, you are beautiful! a bewildered Esbri exclaimed. When you've been turned by a miscast spell into a golden frog, events can catch you, as they say, on the hop. And when those events mean the castle you're in is being attacked by a scary army of Thorn Warriors with slashing blades for branches, you may think you're about to croak your last. Can the Thorn Warriors be repelled from the freshly restored Ladybug Castle? Will the handsome Gypsy Warrior, Esbri, play a part in the defense, and claim the hand of Goldest, his shining Queen? Will peace reign, or will the sinister Theo, an evil monk full of ancient magicry, spread further unrest through the Kingdom of Thorns? Joanne Durda's second book in her trilogy offers excitement, sorcery, shapeshift and humor in its action-packed pages. Readers will be happy to know that a third volume is in preparation — but meanwhile, join Goldest and her friends on the castle ramparts!