The Cracks in the Kingdom by Jaclyn Moriarty is the second book in the Colors of Madeleine series.
the Kingdom of Cello, the Royal Youth Alliance searches for a way to
re-open the cracks in the kingdom and retrieve the missing members of
the royal family from our world.
This book dragged on a bit, for
me. It suffers from being the second book in a trilogy, I think. There
were some interesting plot twists toward the end, but not enough to make
the middle of the book worthwhile, I'm afraid. Perhaps, when the third
book is released, fans of the series will want to read this before going
on to the final book, but at the moment, I can't say that I recommend
(Reviewed from an advance copy, courtesy of the publisher.)