The Smoke Thieves boasts inventive world-building — three countries on the brink of war, a fantastic species whose dying breath is a black market drug — but it is the cast of unique characters that makes it shine. Catherine in particular is a gift: raised under a totalitarian regime where her only value is her marriageability, it’s a genuine pleasure to watch her discover her autonomy and begin to create her own definition of womanhood. Recommended By Madeline S., Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
The beginning to an epic medieval fantasy trilogy, perfect for Game of Thrones fans.
A shrewd princess whose father is plotting against her. A brave soldier turned traitor. A loyal servant on a quest to avenge his family. A streetwise demon smoke hunter in desperate need of money. A charming thief with no clue about his true identity. Their lives would never intersect, until a war between kingdoms bubbles up, and the dangerous truth about demon smoke intertwines all their fates. Welcome to The Smoke Thieves, a tangled web of political intrigue, shifting alliances, and forbidden love, in a world where sometimes no amount of magic can keep you safe.
Unforgiveable betrayals, devious motives, and forbidden love collide in the first installment of internationally bestselling author Sally Green's epic new fantasy series, perfect for Game of Thrones fans.
In a land tinged with magic and a bustling trade in an illicit supernatural substance, destiny will intertwine the fates of five players:
A visionary princess determined to forge her own path.
An idealistic solider whose heart is at odds with his duty.
A streetwise hunter tracking the most dangerous prey.
A charming thief with a powerful hidden identity.
A loyal servant on a quest to avenge his kingdom.
All are driven by ambition, honor, and desperation on the cusp of war. But who will be left standing when the smoke clears?