In A Shadow in the Ember, flesh and fire collide as civilizations burn. Alexa Hollen is a Disian—the rarest of all magical creatures. Her eyes gleam silver and her hair spews flames, but she’s vulnerable to ice. When Alexa awakened on a battlefield soaked in blood, she had no idea what she was or where she came from. All she knows is that kingdoms are burning and there’s an army massaging her throat that wants her dead because they think only a creature like her can stop the devastation. Hunted by both sides, Alexa teams up with Cole Holland, an enemy soldier who claims to know everything about her past—including the fact that he is also something else entirely: immortal. As their connection deepens amidst war and alliances shattered, ever-growing legions of Disians swarm closer to Alexas heels…forcing Cole not just into action but alliance if he hopesto keep his love safe .
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys science fiction and fantasy, as it contains elements of both genres. It tells the story of a young woman discovering her identity and her place in the world, while also exploring themes such as love and sacrifice.
- The characters are interesting and the plot is well written.
- The book draws you in and makes you want to read more.
- It is a fast paced, exciting story that keeps you on your toes.
- The book may be good, but it’s not for everyone. Some readers find the plot to be confusing
- The author’s writing style might also be a turnoff for some people
- The book is long, so some readers may get bored if they’re not into the story
Learn more about the author
Jennifer L. Armentrout is the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the adult sci-fi novel, The Lux Series (Obsidian, Onyx, Opal) and young adult novels Covenant series (coauthored with Jodi Meadows), as well as the darkly magical Young Adult duology Sentient. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages and are available in over eighty countries around the world. Jennifer lives Coast to Coast while writing inside her own head.
“Engaging characters, intricate worldbuilding and non-stop action… Armentrout has done it again!”
“I really enjoyed this book! The story is well written and the characters are likable. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys fantasy or science fiction.”
“The author has a true gift for creating worlds and characters that are both believable and compelling.”
“A Shadow in the Ember is an amazing read that will have you captivated from beginning to end. I highly recommend it to all lovers of fantasy and science fiction!”