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by Thorley, Addie

First in an exciting new fantasy series inspired by The Hunchback of Notre Dame and bursting with lush magic, fast-paced adventure, and swoony, slow-burn romance.

Years ago, the warrior Enebish unleashed her dark powers upon an innocent caravan, and ever since, she has been deemed a monster, locked in a monastery and forbidden to go outside.

So when her sister, the military leader Ghoa, offers her a chance at freedom, Enebish jumps at it. Her task: to find the rebel Temujin and lead Ghoa's forces to his hideout.

But the world has changed since Enebish was locked away. The never-ending war with a neighboring kingdom has gotten worse and a harsh winter threatens the lives of millions. The only person who seems to be helping is the very person Enebish was sent to destroy: Temujin.

The rebel leader is not what Enebish expects. Charismatic and devoted to the common people, Temujin sees that Enebish could use her dark powers for good. With her unique abilities to command the night, she could stop the war and usher in an era of peace and prosperity. But only if she betrays Ghoa.

Now caught between Ghoa, who offers freedom, and Temujin, who offers hope, Enebish must decide whom to trust. For it seems everyone has a secret, and with the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Enebish must embrace the darkness within her before an even greater darkness consumes everything she knows and loves.

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This is a story of manipulation and deceit, of honor and loyalty ... the first-person narration effectively delivers a personal view of this world that puts readers firmly on the side of its earnest heroine.

Review: Booklist

Tightly wound, laser-focused epic ... Thorley's strength lies at the intersection of worldbuilding and plotting, melding familiar tropesgeographically-defined peoples, gods old and new, a chosen-one narrativewith a gyre of duplicity and scheming that alternatively meets and subverts expectations. Characters hail from different fantasy locales but register as white.Satisfies as a stand-alone and leaves fans of fantasy, mystery, and thrillers clamoring for more.

Review: Kirkus

Portugal: 2020 Editora

Quote: Grinberg

A thrilling retelling that will circulate well among fans of young adult fantasies.

Review: School Library Journal

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