Happy February, everyone! My time sure does seem to fly by, doesn’t it? Let’s give a big round of applause to Seven Faceless Saints by M.K. Lobb. Given the synopsis, color me intrigued and excited!
Check out the details below for Seven Faceless Saints, and stay tuned for March’s Book of the Month Poll. Happy reading!
A dark fantasy with a murder-mystery twist blends fantasy, romance, and mystery in this fast-paced tale by M. K. Lobb. King of Scars meets Marie Lu’s Legend series in Seven Faceless Saints, an enthralling fantasy that readers won’t be able to put down.
In the city of Ombrazia, saints and their disciples rule with terrifying and unjust power, playing favorites while the unfavored struggle to survive.
After her father’s murder at the hands of the Ombrazian military, Rossana Lacertosa is willing to do whatever it takes to dismantle the corrupt system—tapping into her powers as a disciple of Patience, joining the rebellion, and facing the boy who broke her heart. As the youngest captain in the history of Palazzo security, Damian Venturi is expected to be ruthless and strong, and to serve the saints with unquestioning devotion. But three years spent fighting in a never-ending war have left him with deeper scars than he wants to admit…and a fear of confronting the girl he left behind.
Now a murderer stalks Ombrazia’s citizens. As the body count climbs, the Palazzo is all too happy to look the other way—that is, until a disciple becomes the newest victim. With every lead turning into a dead end, Damian and Roz must team up to find the killer, even if it means digging up buried emotions. As they dive into the underbelly of Ombrazia, the pair will discover something more sinister—and far less holy. With darkness closing in and time running out, will they be able to save the city from an evil so powerful that it threatens to destroy everything in its path?