The Ever Cruel Kingdom
After a treacherous journey and a life-shattering introduction to a twin neither knew she had, sisters Haidee and Odessa expected to emerge from the Great Abyss to a world set right. But though the planet is turning once again, the creatures of the abyss refuse to rest without another goddess's sacrifice.
To break the cycle, Haidee and Odessa need answers that lie beyond the seven gates of the underworld, within the Cruel Kingdom itself. The shadows of the underworld may hunger to tear them apart, but these two sisters are determined to heal their world-together.
- Hardback | 480 pages
- 140 x 210 x 37mm | 535g
- 10 Dec 2020
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
“Visually vivid, magical, and exhilarating." - Kirkus Reviews
“Dark and richly drawn, The Never Tilting World is a lavish fantasy about sisterhood, sacrifice, and finding strength in a treacherous world. Chupeco's writing is lushly descriptive, transporting me to the brink of the abyss; while reading it, I could swear the world stood still." - Heidi Heilig, author of For a Muse of Fire
“Multiple plot twists and a breathlessly cinematic tone will attract fantasy and romance fans alike." - Booklist
“Complex, brutal, romantic, and terrifying. With a phenomenal cast of characters who stick to your bones and vivid worldbuilding that shows up in your dreams, this is a book that demands to be experienced." - Dahlia Adler, author of Under the Lights and editor of His Hideous Heart
“This rich fantasy spotlights power's corruptive influence, love's redemptive nature, and the urgent concerns of climate change. The tale's scope and creativity astound." - Publishers Weekly
“A great choice for fantasy shelves." - School Library Journal
About Rin Chupeco