Artemisia is coaching to be a Gray Sister, a nun who cleanses the our bodies of the deceased in order that their souls can cross on; in any other case, they’ll rise as spirits with a ravenous starvation for the residing. She would slightly take care of the lifeless than the residing, who commerce whispers about her scarred palms and troubled previous.
When her convent is attacked by possessed troopers, Artemisia defends it by awakening an historical spirit certain to a saint’s relic. It is a revenant, a malevolent being that threatens to own her the second she drops her guard. Wielding its extraordinary energy virtually consumes her—however demise has come to Loraille, and solely a vespertine, a priestess educated to wield a excessive relic, has any likelihood of stopping it. With all information of vespertines lost to time, Artemisia turns to the final remaining knowledgeable for assist: the revenant itself.
As she unravels a sinister thriller of saints, secrets and techniques, and darkish magic, her bond with the revenant grows. And when a hidden evil begins to floor, she discovers that dealing with this enemy may require her to betray all the pieces she has been taught to imagine—if the revenant doesn’t betray her first.
Jade Fire Gold by June C. Tan
Release date: Oct. 12
Den of Geek says: Action and vibrant characters take the stage in this novel impressed by martial arts epics.
Publisher’s abstract: Girls of Paper and Fire meets A Song of Wraiths and Ruin in June CL Tan’s beautiful debut, the place ferocious motion, shadowy intrigue, wealthy magic, and a charming slow-burn romance collide.