Rising like a Storm (The Wrath of Ambar #2)

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The true king waits . . .

With King Lohar dead and a usurper queen in power, Gul and Cavas face a new tyrannical government that is bent on killing them both. Their roles in King Lohar’s death have not gone unnoticed, and the new queen is out for blood. What she doesn’t know is that Gul and Cavas have a connection that runs deeper than romance, and together they just might have the strength and magic to end her reign for good.

Then a grave mistake ends with Cavas being taken prisoner. Gul is left to train an army of warriors alone. With alliances shifting and the thirst for vengeance growing, the fate of Ambar seems more and more uncertain. It will take every ounce of strength, love, and sacrifice for Gul and Cavas to reach their final goal—and to build a more just world than they’ve ever known.

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REVIEWS

“With a story that is diverse in character development and a setting unique to young adult literature, this has a place in any collection.” — School Library Journal

“A compelling mythology-based fantasy.” — Kirkus 

“Lush and well-researched, Bhathena brings her series to a satisfying close.” — Teen Vogue

“With stellar characters, epic battles, and exploration of power, this spectacular duology comes to a roaring end.” — Buzzfeed

SELECTED MEDIA

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Witches and Warfare: New Young Adult SFF for May and June 2021, TOR

28 Canadian YA Books to Check out in Spring 2021, CBC Books

20 Must-Read 2021 YA Fantasy Releases, Book Riot

11 Books Featuring South Asian Characters to Read in 2021, Teen Vogue

Are the Most Anticipated YA Books of 2021 Already On Your Reading List?, Epic Reads

AUDIO/FOREIGN EDITIONS

Audio: Recorded Books

Canada: Penguin Teen Canada

India: Penguin Random House India