Dark secrets lurk at an empire's heart in this complex, affecting epic fantasy . . . A worthy addition to any epic fantasy fan's bookshelf
The desert setting, complex characters, and epic mythology will captivate readers
Genuine, painful, and beautiful. A very strong start for a new voice
A stunning and enthralling debut, Empire of Sand thoroughly swept me away
A darkly intricate, devastating, and utterly original story about the ways we are bound by those we love
Empire of Sand draws you into an intricately realized world of blood and secrets. An arresting and magical history told through the eyes of an indomitable heroine. I cannot ask for more.
The best fantasy novel I have read this year. I loved it!
I was hooked from the moment I began Tasha Suri's gorgeous debut novel, Empire of sand. Suri has created a rich world full of beautiful and powerful magic, utterly compelling characters, high stakes and immersive prose. I absolutely loved it!
Empire of Sand is a lovely dark dream full of wrenching choices and bittersweet triumph. This gorgeous, magic-woven story and its determined heroine spin hope from hopelessness, power from powerlessness, and love from desolation
This is the future of fantasy: rich, complex, unflinching. Empire of Sand is a stunning achievement
Empire of Sand is astounding. The desert setting captured my imagination, the magic bound me up, and the epic story set my heart free
Riveting and wonderful! A fascinating desert world, a compelling heroine, and a richly satisfying conclusion. Empire of Sand will sweep you away!
An oasis of a story that you fall into, head-first. A mesmerising tale full of magic and mystery
A powerful story of empire, magic, and resistance, told with an intimate poignancy and emotional resonance
A beautiful story in a stunning, magical world. An enthralling debut