Rise of the Queens is the sequel to Shadow Angels and the second book in the Shadow Angels Trilogy. Lucifer seeks revenge for what Shawn has done to his demons. He sends his most powerful witch Malin, his Succubus, The Tempter, to capture Shawn and bring him to her black castle by the Gates of Hell. The Archangel Michael gives great power to Shawn’s changeling Katherine and she is made Queen of the Vampires. She struggles with the power given and the losses she must bare. Katherine gathers an army of vampires to enter Hell’s Hole to save Shawn from Lucifer and his powerful witch Malin.