Jade War - Fonda Lee (Paperback)

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In Jade War, the sequel to the Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award-nominated Jade City, the Kaul siblings battle rival clans for honor and control over an Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis

Product Details

Barcode
9780356510538
Department
Books
Released
25 Jul 2019
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Fonda Lee
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Language
English
Number of Pages
512
Dimensions
198 x 126mm (198g)

Annotation

In Jade War, the sequel to the Nebula, Locus and World Fantasy Award-nominated Jade City, the Kaul siblings battle rival clans for honour and control over an Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis.

Summary

On the island of Kekon, the Kaul family is locked in a violent feud for control of the capital city and the supply of magical jade that endows trained Green Bone warriors with supernatural powers they alone have possessed for hundreds of years.

Beyond Kekon's borders, war is brewing. Powerful foreign governments and mercenary criminal kingpins alike turn their eyes on the island nation. Jade, Kekon's most prized resource, could make them rich - or give them the edge they'd need to topple their rivals.

Faced with threats on all sides, the Kaul family is forced to form new and dangerous alliances, confront enemies in the darkest streets and the tallest office towers, and put honor aside in order to do whatever it takes to ensure their own survival - and that of all the Green Bones of Kekon.

Jade War is the second book of the Green Bone Saga, an epic trilogy about family, honor, and those who live and die by the ancient laws of blood and jade.

Classification

General Subject
Fantasy
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
BIC Classification 1
Fantasy

Author Bio

Fonda Lee is a black belt martial artist, a former corporate strategist, and action movie aficionado. Born and raised in Calgary, Canada, she now lives in Portland, Oregon with her family. Lee is the award-winning author of the YA science fiction novels Zeroboxer and Exo; Jade City is her adult debut.

Review Quotes

Lee's astute worldbuilding raises the stakes for her vivid and tautly-described action scenes

A sharp and insightful new voice

OMG. Take my money. I have loved everything Fonda Lee has written and this new book has me salivating

Fonda Lee's stories do not pull their punches. They resonate with hard hits and fast revelations. At the same time, the bigger picture is always in view, and Lee's stories are firmly in the realm of deeply introspective, fast moving tales that will stay with the reader long after the book is done

Stylish and action-packed, full of ambitious families and guilt-ridden loves, Jade City is an epic drama reminiscent of the best classic Hong Kong gangster films but takes place in a fantasy metropolis so gritty and well-imagined that you'll forget you're reading a book