A Promise of Fire
By Amanda Bouchet
An award-winning fantasy debut with snappy dialogue, a kick ass heroine and a warlord who's not quite as ruthless as he seems, set against a world on the brink of battle, full of gods, magicians, dragons, giants, and endless possibilities. For everyone who loves Ilona Andrews, Laini Taylor or Mercedes Lackey.
Kingmaker. Soothsayer. Warrior. Mage. Kingdoms would rise and fall for her . . . if she is ever found
In the icy North, where magic is might, an all-powerful elite ruthlessly guided by a glacial Queen have grown to dominate the world. Now rebellion is stirring in the rough, magic-poor South, where for the first time in memory a warlord has succeeded in uniting the tribal nations.
Stuck in the middle is Cat - circus performer and soothsayer - safely hidden behind heavy make-up, bright colours and the harmless illusion of the circus. Until someone suspects she's more than she seems . . .
Captured by the Southern warlord Griffin, Cat's careful camouflage is wearing thin. For how long can - or should - she conceal the true extent of her power? Faced with dragons, homicidal mages, rival Gods and the traitorous longings of her own heart, she must decide: is it time to claim her destiny and fight?
An award-winning fantasy debut with an unforgettable heroine, set against a luminous world on the brink of battle, this is for those who love Ilona Andrews, Laini Taylor or Victoria Aveyard
'This book is utterly breathtaking!' Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Charley Davidson series
'Breath of Fire is a heart-pounding and joyous romantic adventure that swept me away. Amanda Bouchet's talent is striking' Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author
'Absolutely fabulous. I didn't want to put it down. Amanda Bouchet is now on my auto-buy list!'
C.L. Wilson, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Winter King
USA Today bestselling author Amanda Bouchet grew up in New England and studied French at the undergraduate and graduate levels, first at Bowdoin College and then at Bowling Green State University. She moved to Paris, France, in 2001 and has been there ever since. She met her husband while studying abroad, and the family now includes two bilingual children, who will soon be correcting her French. Connect with her at www.amandabouchet.com.
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02 Aug 2016
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This book is utterly breathtaking! — Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Charley Davidson series
A Promise of Fire made me laugh out loud more than once. — Thea Harrison, New York Times bestselling author of the Elder Races series
So much love for this book! Buuuuuuy it! — Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author
Absolutely fabulous. I didn't want to put it down. Amanda Bouchet is now on my auto-buy list! I highly recommend her books to my readers and to anyone looking for a great blend of fantasy and romance. — C.L. Wilson, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Winter King
Give this to your Game of Thrones fans. — Booklist STARRED Review for A Promise of Fire
A sexy, emotional romance. — The Washington Post
I want more of these characters and I want more of this world. I cannot remember the last time I wanted to both savour and devour a book . . . Bouchet's writing is so engaging and magical. — 'A' Review: SmartBitchesTrashyBooks