In a world devastated by plague, Torvi and her sister Morgunn can only rely on each other. So when Morgunn is captured by a pack of terrifying wolf-priests, Torvi knows she’ll do whatever it takes to get her back – or die trying.
Torvi will face dark magic and danger on her quest to save her sister. She’ll encounter sea witches, magical night markets and a mythical sword with untold powers.
And she might just discover a life of adventure and wild freedom that’s more glorious than she ever dreamed of.
Rich, thrilling fantasy inspired by Arthurian legend, from the author of the critically acclaimed THE BONELESS MERCIES
Praise for THE BONELESS MERCIES:
"Fierce and glorious, this story of outcast girls defying fate utterly bewitched me. Tucholke is a gorgeous writer." -- LAINI TAYLOR, New York Times-bestselling author of Strange the Dreamer
"??Itsevery page hints at a deeper magic at work; it contains a whole world and all its myths and histories within its skin."-- MELISSA ALBERT, New York Times-bestselling author of The Hazel Wood
"Ruthless and lyrical, heart-warming and blood-chilling, and beautifully redolent of ancient tales and history. It will sing to a new generation of heroes."-- SAMANTHA SHANNON,New York Times-bestselling author of The Bone Season
"I fell in love with this stunning novel from the very first page. Fierce and unforgettable, with gorgeous prose and a fantastic premise that more than delivers. Easily one of my favorite YA novels of 2018." -- KATHERINE WEBBER, author of Wing Jones and Only Love Can Break Your Heart
April Tucholke is an author and world traveller, with industry fans ranging from Lauren Oliver to Leigh Bardugo. Her previous titles include Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; Slasher Girls & Monster Boys; and her most recent title, Wink Poppy Midnight - all of which have received much critical acclaim - but The Boneless Merices is her first book to be published in the UK.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (April 30, 2020)
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