Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war. This is not that world.
Now that Karou knows the truth of who she is she must decide how far she will go to avenge her people. She finds herself on opposite sides to Akiva in a war that is raging on. Karou is building a monstrous army in a land of dust and starlight while Akiva is looking for redemption and hope. Filled with heartbreak, secrets and impossible choices.
Scorched black handprints are appearing on doorways around the world, put there by winged strangers. A devils supply of human teeth have grown dangerously low and Karou a young art student in Prague is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war. Karou speaks many languages (not all of them human), she disappears on mysterious errands and her blue hair actually grows out of her head that colour. Who is she?
Evelyn Hugo is a Hollywood movie icon from the 1950s and has lived a glamorous and scandalous life. Now ageing and reclusive she approaches an unknown magazine reporter to tell the truth about her life. Monique Grant the magazine reporter is shocked to be getting such an opportunity. Why her? Why now?
Celaena Sardothien is an 18 year old assassin currently serving a life sentence, until she is offered a deal which could either make her or kill her. In a world devoid of the magic it once had Celaena must participate in a tournament to win her freedom by fighting gifted thieves and assassins. Her goal is to survive long enough to become the Kings Champion and win her freedom.