Melissa de la Cruz is the author of the #1 New York Times best seller The Isle of the Lost, as well as many other best-selling novels, including the Blue Bloods series. Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel (Disney Publishing Worlwide) is the sequel to The Isle of the Lost. When Mal and her friends receive threatening messages demanding they return home, they have a sneaking suspicion that their villainous parents are behind the messages. Whatever’s going on, Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay know they have to sneak back to the Isle and get to the bottom of it. Will the kids be able to beat the evil bubbling at the Isle’s wicked core, or will the plot to destroy Auradon succeed?