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Melissa Caruso



Melissa Caruso graduated with honours in Creative Writing from Brown University and holds an MFA in Fiction from University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

Genres: Fantasy
 
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Age of Assassins (2017)
(Wounded Kingdom, book 1)
RJ Barker
"With an original, immersive world that wouldn't let me go and a pair of assassins worth rooting for, Age of Assassins is a pleasure to read. I can't wait for more!"
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The Wolf of Oren-Yaro (2017)
(Chronicles of the Bitch Queen, book 1)
K S Villoso
"An action-packed plot and deep, vivid world-building."
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Torn (2018)
(Unraveled Kingdom, book 1)
Rowenna Miller
"Miller weaves a fresh, richly textured world full of magic-stitched ball gowns and revolutionary pamphlets. The vivid, complex setting and deeply human characters make for an absorbing read!"
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Empire of Sand (2018)
(Books of Ambha, book 1)
Tasha Suri
"Empire of Sand is a lovely dark dream full of wrenching choices and bittersweet triumph. This gorgeous, magic-woven story and its determined heroine spin hope from hopelessness, power from powerlessness, and love from desolation."
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The Ten Thousand Doors of January (2019)
Alix E Harrow
"All the magic you once knew but have almost forgotten waits in these pages for you to discover again. With a masterful voice and a spellbinding story, reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January feels like coming back to a beloved childhood classic to find it unexpectedly grew up with you. It's a deeply satisfying pleasure to read, and lingers in your heart afterwards. I loved it!"
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There Will Come a Darkness (2019)
(Age of Darkness , book 1)
Katy Rose Pool
"A brilliantly woven story with compelling characters, surprising twists and a prophecy driven not by distant fate but by hard, human choices. There Will Come a Darkness was a pleasure to read and left me eager for more!"
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The Midnight Bargain (2020)
C L Polk
"The Midnight Bargain is a delicious mix of forbidden magic and social ritual, with dangerous secrets, impossible choices, coded grimoires, and stolen kisses dressed up in a sensory feast of fancy carriages and corset stays. It’s Pride and Prejudice meets Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, with two brilliant clandestine sorceresses up against the patriarchy!"

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