Shannon Chakraborty,the bestselling author of The City of Brassspins a new trilogy of magic and mayhem on the high seas in this tale of pirates and sorcerersforbidden artifacts and ancient mysteriesin one woman’s determined quest to seize a final chance at glory–and write her own legend. Amina al-Sirafi should be content. After a storied and scandalous career as one of the Indian Ocean’s most notorious piratesshe’s survived backstabbing roguesvengeful merchant princesseveral husbandsand one actual demon to retire peacefully with her family to a life of pietymotherhoodand absolutely nothing that hints of the supernatural. But when she’s tracked down by the obscenely wealthy mother of a former crewmanshe’s offered a job no bandit could refuse: retrieve her comrade’s kidnapped daughter for a kingly sum. The chance to have one last adventure with her crewdo right by an old friendand win a fortune that will secure her family’s future forever? It seems like such an obvious choice that it must be God’s will. Yet the deeper Amina divesthe more it becomes alarmingly clear there’s more to this joband the girl’s disappearancethan she was led to believe. For there’s always risk in wanting to become a legendto seize one last chance at gloryto savor just a bit more power…and the price might be your very soul.
The Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi
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