A Promise of Fire
“Cat” Catalia Fisa lives disguised as a soothsayer in a travelling circus. She is actually an exceptionally powerful Magoi – known as the Kingmaker – who can divine lies. But Cat has no interest in using her powers – or in being used for them – and stays under the radar, far from the clutches of her power-hungry homicidal family.
An ambitious warlord from the magic-deprived south, Griffin, is intent on bringing peace to his newly conquered realm. When he discovers Cat is the Kingmaker, he abducts her – then does everything he can to coax her to help his people willingly.
Cat has worked hard to avoid the dangerous destiny she fears is in her blood but the balance of power in their world is shifting. The old magics are no longer all-powerful and there’s a new, ferocious force at work. To survive, Cat will have to explore the true depth of the powers she’s spent so long running from – and perhaps even learn to work with her enemies . . . .
This is an exquisite high-fantasy romance with masterful worldbuilding based on Greek mythology . . . an exciting fantasy/romance debut: action-packed, emotionally charged, and skillfully plotted * Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * 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 * A sexy, emotional romance. * The Washington Post * Give this to your Game of Thrones fans. * Booklist STARRED Review for A Promise of Fire * 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 * So much love for this book! Buuuuuuy it! * Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author * A Promise of Fire made me laugh out loud more than once. * Thea Harrison, New York Times bestselling author of the Elder Races series * This book is utterly breathtaking! * Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Charley Davidson series *
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