I am so
excited that THE ROSE & THE DAGGER by
Renée Ahdieh releases today and that I get to share the news, along with an
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ROSE & THE DAGGER
Release Date: April
Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Hardcover, eBook, & audiobook
anticipated sequel to the breathtaking The Wrath and the Dawn,
lauded by Publishers Weekly as “a potent page-turner of intrigue
I am surrounded on all sides by a desert. A guest, in a prison of sand and
sun. My family is here. And I do not know whom I can trust.
In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her
husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once believed him a monster, but
his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse—one that
might keep them apart forever. Reunited with her family, who have taken refuge
with enemies of Khalid, and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be
happy. But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid’s empire.
Shahrzad is almost a prisoner caught between loyalties to people she loves. But
she refuses to be a pawn and devises a plan.
While her father, Jahandar, continues to play with magical forces he doesn’t
yet understand, Shahrzad tries to uncover powers that may lie dormant within
her. With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young
man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true
for The Rose and the Dagger:
“Above all there is the
catharsis of love… In a story about stories, love is ‘the power to speak
without words.’ Thrillingly full of feeling.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fiery romance, a spirited heroine, shifting loyalties… With more than a few
heartrending twists and turns.”—Booklist
Renée lives in North Carolina (Go
Heels!) with her husband Victor and their dog Mushu. Her YA fantasy novel, THE
WRATH AND THE DAWN, will be published on May 12th, 2015. In her spare time, she
likes to cook, dance salsa, and wreak havoc on the lives of her characters.
She’s also a member of the Society of
Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, as well as an active member of
will receive a paperback of THE WRATH & THE DAWN, a hardcover of THE ROSE
& THE DAGGER, and a His Calipha candle from The
Melting Library’s Etsy Store, US Only.
Ends on May 3rd at Midnight EST!