The Gilded Ones

Gilded
by Namina Forna
$17.99

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Date: February 04, 2021

ISBN: 9781474959575

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where a woman's worth is tied to her purity, and she must bleed to prove it. But when Deka bleeds gold - the colour of impurity, of a demon - she faces a consequence worse than death. She is saved by a mysterious woman who tells Deka of her true nature: she is an Alaki, a near-immortal with exceptional gifts. The stranger offers her a choice: fight for the Emperor, with others just like her, or be destroyed...