Jade Fire Gold (Hardback)June CL Tan (author)
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This richly imagined fantasy debut steeped in magic, intrigue and romance sees a lost heir cross paths with a girl with supernatural abilities – a meeting which leads them both into a momentous adventure.
Her destiny. His revenge.
In an empire on the brink of war . . .
Ahn is no one, with no past and no family. Altan is a lost heir, his future stolen away as a child.
When they meet, Altan sees in Ahn a path to reclaiming the throne. Ahn sees a way to finally unlock her past and understand her lethal magical abilities. But they may have to pay a far deadlier price than either could have imagined.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 44 mm
'A spectacularly crafted world. Jade Fire Gold breathes new air into old mythology, bringing an utterly fresh lens to a classic story. With gripping storytelling that depicts a perilous adventure, June CL Tan has brightened up YA fantasy' - Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights
'From sweeping deserts to thrashing seas, Jade Fire Gold is adventure at its finest. Yet in between its pages you'll also find a tender spirit and beautifully rendered story that honors the great wuxia epics. Jin Yong would be proud' - Joan He, author of Descendant of the Crane and The Ones We're Meant to Find
'An epic adventure! Ahn and Altan steal off the pages with their delicious banter, and into readers' hearts with their resilience and courage' - Elizabeth Lim, New York Times bestselling author of Spin The Dawn
'A rich fantasy world and complex, intricately drawn characters makes Jade Fire Gold an addictive story that is impossible to put down. June CL Tan is a stunning new debut and one to watch' - Swati Teerdhala, author of The Tiger At Midnight series
'Epic in every sense of the word, Jade Fire Gold is a fantasy as beautiful as it is sweeping. June CL Tan's world sings with magic on each page, populated with characters readers will cheer and cry for in equal measure' - Roseanne A. Brown, New York Times bestselling author of A Song of Wraiths and Ruin
'Brutal and beautiful, June CL Tan's debut is a force. Jade Fire Gold was a gripping adventure I couldn't put down' - Hafsah Faizal, New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame
'[A] smoldering romance takes place against the backdrop of themes of duality and complementarity in nature, trauma and revenge, self-sacrifice, truth in history, and the fight for a better future . . . A magic-filled debut that will leave readers eager for more from this author' - Kirkus Reviews
'A beautiful and magical adventure - you don't want to miss this one!' - Tasha Suri, author of The Jasmine Throne
'Addictive and immersive, June C.L. Tan's Jade Fire Gold transported me straight to the desert and kept me there right up until the final page. A spectacular debut full of adventure, magic and heart - I can't wait to see what comes next from this talented new voice in YA fantasy!' - Lynette Noni, #1 bestselling author of The Prison Healer
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This is a solid YA fantasy novel, and as a fan of Chinese wuxia and xianxia shows, I enjoyed it, however I didn't find the story that original or fresh.
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