White As Bone Red As Blood, The Fox Sorceress

White As Bone Red As Blood, The Fox Sorceress

by Cerridwen Fallingstar

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Overview

In twelfth century Japan, Seiko Fujiwara, a young woman believed to be a sorceress, is caught in a deadly conflict between the Heike and the Genji, two clans battling for control of the throne. The peaceful Heian period is giving way to the rise of the Samurai; Japan teeters on the edge of a time of darkness.

Seiko's mother, priestess of Inari, the deity of abundance and sorcery, predicts that if Lord Kiomori's daughter Tokushi, Seiko's closest friend, becomes Empress and gives birth to the next Emperor, their world will be saved.

If he lives...

It is Seiko's responsibility to make sure the prophecy comes true.

Journey with Seiko as she navigates through a world of assassins, palace intrigue, warfare and enchantments, struggling to honor her giri, her sacred destiny, while longing for the fulfillment of love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578027111
Publisher: Cauldron Publications
Publication date: 07/27/2009
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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ApexReviews More than 1 year ago
In 12th-century Japan, poet and sorceress Seiko finds herself caught in the middle of the warring Heike and Genji clans - each battling for sole control of the throne. In the midst of the growing chaos quickly engulfing the nation, Seiko receives a powerful prophecy regarding the future of the country, as well as her all-important role in bringing it to life. As the tumultuous events of her life unfold, Seiko navigates her way through an increasingly dangerous world rife with breathtaking beauty and abject pain, all the while struggling to fulfill her sacred destiny. Exquisite and elegantly crafted, White As Bone, Red As Blood provides the reader with a vivid, eye-opening look into the inner workings of a vaunted ancient culture. Chronicling everything from love affairs to political intrigue to gruesome warfare to mystical enchantments, Cerridwen Fallingstar's sweeping tale paints a fantastical, yet realistic picture of a unique culture unlike any other in the history of civilization. With superbly crafted characters and riveting action, White As Bone is sure to have readers reading and re-reading passage after passage - leaving them with indelible impressions they won't long forget. With a genuine, authentic energy all its own, White As Bone, Red As Blood draws the reader in from the start and takes him/her on a compelling journey through time and space, never to be left the same. An engaging, highly recommended offering from a promising new literary talent. Chelsea Perry Apex Reviews