“A portal fantasy for grownups, with grit and realism,
and characters I loved from the first page.”
Trudi Canavan, author of the Black Magician trilogy

When Saffron Coulter stumbles through a hole in reality, she finds herself trapped in Kena, a magical realm on the brink of civil war.

There, her fate becomes intertwined with that of three very different women: Zech, the fast-thinking acolyte of a cunning, powerful exile; Viya, the spoiled, runaway consort of the empire-building ruler, Vex Leoden; and Gwen, an Earth-born worldwalker whose greatest regret is putting Leoden on the throne. But Leoden has allies, too, chief among them the Vex’Mara Kadeja, a dangerous ex-priestess who shares his dreams of conquest.

Pursued by Leoden and aided by the Shavaktiin, a secretive order of storytellers and mystics, the rebels flee to Veksh, a neighboring matriarchy ruled by the fearsome Council of Queens. Saffron is out of her world and out of her depth, but the further she travels, the more she finds herself bound to her friends with ties of blood and magic.

Can one girl – an accidental worldwalker – really be the key to saving Kena? Or will she just die trying?

File Under: Fantasy

Book Info:

UK Print
Date: Summer 2016
ISBN: 9780857665843
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

North American Print
Date: Summer 2016
ISBN: 9780857665850
Format: Large (Trade) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$14.99 CAN$16.99

Date: Summer 2016
ISBN: 9780857665867
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

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Praise and Reviews for Foz Meadows’ earlier novels:

“Meadows’ language is descriptive and evocative and her imagination seemingly limitless. Through her well-crafted narrative she creates a sense of menace and mystery that is threaded through even the more light-hearted scenes. Her characterisation, too, is excellent. Foz Meadows is a name to watch.”
– Jenny Mounfield, Amazon review of Solace and Grief

“Foz Meadows’ writing is, as always, engaging and easy to read, the pages flicking by so quickly you’re dismayed that there’s not a whole novella or even novel dedicated to her piece on Khutulun.”
– Goodreads review of ‘Bright Moon’

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