The Next Queen of Heaven

The Next Queen of Heaven is a 2009 American novel by Gregory Maguire.

The Next Queen of Heaven
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First edition
AuthorGregory Maguire
CountryUnited States
PublisherConcord Free Press, HarperCollins
Publication date
Media typePaperback)
Pages368 pp

The novel was originally published and distributed for free by Concord Free Press in 2009 then later published by HarperCollins in 2010.

Plot summaryEdit

In fictional Thebes in Upstate New York,[1] in 1999 during the run-up to the end of the year, the Scales family must deal with a matriarch driven half-mad by a blow to the head by a statue of the Virgin Mary. Meanwhile, gay choirmaster Jeremy must find a practice space for his band, drawing him into a collision course with the local nuns.