Plunged into a crumbling world of foreign politics that is desperate for a leader, Eros chooses a loyal prince to help him navigate the hostile sands of Safara. But not everyone is happy to see a half-blood become the most powerful person on the planet.
A queen must restore her nation.
In power once more, Kora faces new challenges and a difficult decision that puts someone close to her in mortal danger. The wrong choice could destroy her relationships, her right to rule, and her life.
A rebellion is brewing.
With their world collapsing around them, new threats spreading across the globe, and their loved ones at risk, the people of Safara—Sepharon and human alike—depend on Eros and Kora to fix their bleeding world. But with generations of hate stacked against them, the two young monarchs may be doomed to fail.
AuthorBy Ava Jae
ImprintSky Pony Press
Published2 October 2018
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.
Illustrationsblack and white map.
About the author
Ava Jae is a Latinx author who writes YA speculative fiction featuring marginalized characters grappling with identity. When they aren’t working on their next book, completing freelance editorial work, or buried under their TBR pile, you’ll likely find them on Twitter at @Ava_Jae, where they talk about the importance of representation and throw book recommendations at anyone who will listen. They are also the author of Beyond the Red and Into the Black. They reside in Boston, Massachusetts.
“Jae’s writing style is a perfect mix of stop and go, and their world comes to life within the first few pages.” —Lindsay Cummings, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zenith
“The breathless pace of the plot, smoldering romance between Kora and Eros, and inventive yet comfortably familiar world will engage science fiction and romance readers alike.” —Booklist
“An engaging and amusing read for fans of sci-fi romance.” —School Library Journal