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Inherit the Flame

Detan and company return to his aunt’s city to find it under seige by several factions. His aunt strikes a bargain with Thratia to protect the city from the imperial army, but Detan won’t have it and launches a desperate plot to make sure that in the end, Thratia loses as well.

File Under: Fantasy [ Fire With Fire | Doppel Trouble | Worldbreaker | A Cunning Plan ]

The third book in the Scorched Continent series

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Detan Honding is determined to survive this war, even when caught between not one but two besieging armies! After rescuing the renowned engineer Nouli from the clutches of the empire, the valiant rogue has returned to his aunt’s city – to find it under siege by Thratia’s army. With Nouli’s help, they manage to turn back the tide, at least until imperial forces descend, prepared to hammer the Thratian force against the anvil of the city’s walls. Worse yet, the imperial advance is aided by an elite force of dark magicians.

His aunt is forced to forge an uneasy alliance with Thratia to keep the city from falling back under imperial control – but Detan’s wary. While Thratia and his aunt bring their forces to bear against the new threat, Detan puts his own plans into motion – to ensure that when the final blow is dealt, Thratia and her army will find themselves on the other side of the city’s walls.

Series Scorched Continent

Inherit the Flame


Megan E. O’Keefe

Publication date

04 Apr 2017

Cover Art Kim Sokol

4th April 2017 | 9780857664976 | Epub & Mobi | RRP £5.49 / US$6.99 / CAN $7.99

US Print

4th April 2017 | 9780857664969 | Massmarket Paperback | RRP US$7.99 / CAN$10.99

UK Print

6th April 2017 | 9780857664952 | Paperback | RRP £8.99

Goodreads URL Discuss and Review Inherit the Flame

“A worthy conclusion to the series.”
Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviews

“This is the ending that the series deserved.”
Ever the Crafter

“Great chases, grand uses of magic, and great banter.”
Mental Megalodon

“Read the trilogy; it is very much worthy of your attention.”
– Morpheus Tales

Praise and Reviews for the Scorched Earth series

“Blend two lovable rogues, a magical doppelganger, and a nasty empire, and you have O’Keefe’s Steal the Sky. It’s like an epic steampunk Firefly.”
Beth Cato, author of The Clockwork Dagger

“The storyline and world building were impeccable as were the depth of the characters that inhabited it. I am really looking forward to more from this author.”
– Koeur’s Book Reviews

“The tension rises throughout, leading up to an action packed third act, with some characters living up to their full potential. Mysteries keep unfolding, and you never truly learn the whole story, which means that there is now yet another series that I’m eagerly anticipating the follow up to.”
Fantasy Faction

Megan E. O’Keefe lives in the Bay Area of California and makes soap for a living. (It’s only a little like Fight Club.) She has worked in arts management and graphic design, and spends her free time tinkering with anything she can get her hands on. Megan is a first place winner in the Writers of the Future competition, vol. 30.

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