Smoke in the Sun

Smoke in the Sun

The highly anticipated sequel to Flame in the Mist—an addictive, sumptuous finale that will leave readers breathless from the bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn.

After Okami is captured in the Jukai forest, Mariko has no choice—to rescue him, she must return to Inako and face the dangers that have been waiting for her in the Heian Castle. She tricks her brother, Kenshin, and betrothed, Raiden, into thinking she was being held by the Black Clan against her will, playing the part of the dutiful bride-to-be to infiltrate the emperor's ranks and uncover the truth behind the betrayal that almost left her dead.

With the wedding plans already underway, Mariko pretends to be consumed with her upcoming nuptials, all the while using her royal standing to peel back the layers of lies and deception surrounding the imperial court. But each secret she unfurls gives way to the next, ensnaring Mariko and Okami in a political scheme that threatens their honor, their love and very the safety of the empire.

Title:Smoke in the Sun
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781524738143
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About Renee Ahdieh

THE WRATH & THE DAWN and its sequel THE ROSE & THE DAGGER are available wherever books are sold.


    Smoke in the Sun Reviews

  • Emily May

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the M...

  • Lola

    Who invented duologies?No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ...

  • Warda

    “She would not turn back on what defined her…”It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t the best it could’ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginn...

  • destini mia

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourselfwhy would i do myself like this...

  • jessica

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this w...

  • destiny ? howling libraries

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback o...

  • Alyssa

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. 😭😭😭😭 Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TI...

  • Sara

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that’s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against...

  • Elena May

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together?I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the pu...

  • Beth

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review.4 Stars!“She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness."I originally didn’t...