By Aubrie Nixon
“True excessive fable, gritty and consuming!” –New York occasions Bestseller, Wendy Higgins
The Empire of Lucent has stood for hundreds of years as a beacon of energy and light-weight. yet now an otherworldly realm has unleashed a military of nightmarish creatures upon the peaceable empire, spreading a deadly plague referred to as The Decay which consumes its sufferers mercilessly from the interior out.
The king of the Empire of Lucent calls upon “Lady of dying” Zephera Travelle—an notorious murderer with a weak point for braided cinnamon bread and a amazing flair for homicide and mayhem. He sends her on an most unlikely quest to discover the single one that can concoct a treatment and store the world from overall annihilation. along with her ally, Zadkiel, and group of misfits produced from a mage extraordinaire, a girly city-guard, and a broody warrior, she embarks on a trip that may try her wits, will, and sanity. alongside the way in which, she discovers that no one—and nothing—is because it turns out, together with herself.
“Aubrie Nixon has created a narrative jam-packed with twists and turns, the place not anything is because it first looks. enthusiasts of kick-butt girl assassins will love Zephera, who by no means loses her humor as she takes at the darkest mysteries of her international. mystery of Souls stored me turning pages until eventually the very end!” –Julie Eshbaugh writer of Ivory and Bone
“Dark, captivating, and so thrillingly attractive! This ebook may have you at the fringe of your seat and over the sting with desiring the following! Aubrie’s debut is person who will knock you from your socks and begging for more!” –Bestselling writer Amelia Hutchins
“A twisty, mind-bending fable with clean and creative world-building that stored me compulsively turning pages.” –Martina Boone, writer of The Heirs of Watson Island series
“From monsters and mayhem to snark and swords, this tale has all of the correct materials to make any delusion lover’s center swoon! Compulsively readable, you’ll end up wishing you’d introduced a blade of your individual as you accompany Zephera during the darkness.” –Sarah Glenn Marsh, writer of Reign of the Fallen and worry the Drowning Deep