A big HAPPY RELEASE DAY to our talented author, Bronwyn Eley, whose debut fantasy novel RELIC is out today.
Relic is the first volume in the new YA fantasy series, The Relic Trilogy.
Here's the official blurb...
In the city of Edriast, there is no deadlier duty than to serve as the Shadow.
As the personal servant of the powerful Lord Rennard, the Shadow's life is all but forfeit. Rennard possesses one of five rare and dangerous Relics – a jewel that protects his bloodline, but slowly poisons everyone else in its proximity. When the current Shadow succumbs to its magic, nineteen-year-old blacksmith Kaylan is summoned to take his place.
It's an appointment that will kill her.
As the time Kaylan has left ebbs away, hope begins to fade... That is, until she discovers a plot to destroy all five bloodlines in possession of the Relics.
A rebel force plans to put an end to Rennard's rule and Kaylan suddenly finds herself embroiled in a cause that might just be worth fighting for. But no cause is without its costs…
As her life hangs in the balance and rebellion bears down on Edriast, Kaylan must decide where her loyalties lie – and how she'll leave her mark on the world.
Relic is the absorbing first novel in The Relic Trilogy, a thrillingly dark YA fantasy series.
Get Relic for $0.99 - limited time only!
Remember to grab your copy before the price goes up to $7.99.
Early praise for Relic
“This book is perfect for fans of dark fantasy with a badass female protagonist.” – Stephanie, Igniting Pages
“The fact that this book is Bronwyn’s debut novel is absolutely mind-blowing. Her writing style, story, pacing, characters and world-building are all sublime…” – Kate, Beautiful Bookland
“I’ve read this twice, it’s THAT good, that engrossing and that original!” - Dii, Tome Tender
The official Relic launch party will be held on Saturday, September 14th at iconic Newtown bookstore, Better Read Than Dead.
If you're in Sydney, we hope to see you there!