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Hunted by the Sky

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Gul has a star-shaped birthmark on her arm, and in her kingdom, marked girls are disappearing. Gul's mark caused her parents murder at the hands of the king's army, and forced her into hiding. When a group of rebel women rescue her to train her in warrior magic, Gul only wants one thing: revenge.

Cavas is ready to sign his life over to the king's army in exchange for money and medicine for his sick father. But when he meets Gul in the capital's bazaar, their chemistry grows, and he becomes entangled in a mission of vengeance - and discovers magic he never expected.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 35.56mm | 300g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0374313091
  • 9780374313098
  • 10,002

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"A breath of fresh air in the fantasy adventure genre. . . Readers will be mesmerized by Bhathena's vivid storytelling and the deeply felt connection between the two main characters. This fantasy adventure featuring protagonists of color will be enjoyed by fans of the Legacy of Orisha and Ember in the Ashes series." --School Library Journal, starred review

A novel of palace intrigue, supplication and resistance, romance, and betrayal. Bhathena takes her time unfolding the story, allowing the reader full immersion not only in the richly drawn characters but in the world itself--a world inspired by medieval India. The result is an intoxicating novel that is at once leisurely and keenly enthralling. --Quill & Quire, starred review

"A fast-paced romantic fantasy set in a thoughtfully built, diverse world." --Kirkus Reviews

"Bhathena explores class struggles and the marginalization of social groups in a fully immersive setting inspired by medieval India. . .The plot quickly unfolds as we alternate between the distinct voices of Gul and Cavas, whose engaging dynamic promises further development in a sure-to-be gripping sequel." --Booklist

"This Indian- and Persian-inspired duology opener from Bhathena explores questions of faith via a fully fleshed, predominantly brown-skinned cast and a thoughtfully conceived mythology. Gul and Cavas's burgeoning attraction adds hints of romance, and . . . escalating action catapults the tale to a thrilling close." --Publishers Weekly

"An epic adventure you don't want to miss." --Tasha Suri, author of Empire of Sand

"This book not only left me breathless, it made my heart soar." --Kristen Ciccarelli, internationally bestselling author of The Last Namsara

"A fresh and intelligent fantasy." --Megan Bannen, author of The Bird and the Blade

"A story exquisitely told, with magic on every page." --Ausma Zehanat Khan, author of The Bloodprint

"A thrilling start to an exciting new series set in a fresh, magical new world... I couldn't put it down!" --S. A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass and The Kingdom of Copper

"Captivating...a breathtaking adventure of a book that draws you in from page one." --Sukanya Venkatraghavan, editor of Magical Women and author of Dark Things

"Perfect for fans of thoughtful world-building and fantastical mirrors to our own reality. A whirlwind of heartfelt storytelling." --Jodi Meadows, New York Times-bestselling author of My Plain Jane and the Fallen Isles Trilogy

"Deliciously fresh, while giving us everything we love: a richly-imagined landscape, fascinating magic, and a tenacious young heroine pitted against impossible odds. --Elly Blake, NYT bestselling author of the Frostblood saga

A dazzling, rich story with a complex heroine, intricate magic, and bone-sharp prose, Hunted by the Sky is the fantasy novel I've been waiting for all year. --Swati Teerdhala, author of the Tiger At Midnight Series
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About Tanaz Bhathena

TANAZ BHATHENA is the author of The Beauty of the Moment, as well as the critically acclaimed A Girl Like That, which received two starred reviews and was named a Best Book of the Year by Seventeen, the Globe and Mail, and the Times of India, among others. Tanaz lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with her family.
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120 ratings
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4 44% (53)
3 18% (22)
2 2% (2)
1 1% (1)
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