Diamond City

Good things don’t happen to girls who come from nothing… unless they risk everything.

Fierce and ambitious, Aina Solís as sharp as her blade and as mysterious as the blood magic she protects. After the murder of her parents, Aina takes a job as an assassin to survive and finds a new family in those like her: the unwanted and forgotten.

Her boss is brutal and cold, with a questionable sense of morality, but he provides a place for people with nowhere else to go. And makes sure they stay there.

DIAMOND CITY: built by magic, ruled by tyrants, and in desperate need of saving. It is a world full of dark forces and hidden agendas, old rivalries and lethal new enemies.

To claim a future for herself in a world that doesn’t want her to survive, Aina will have to win a game of murder and conspiracy—and risk losing everything.

Full of action, romance and dark magic, book one of debut author Francesca Flores’ breathtaking fantasy duology will leave readers eager for more!


“A thrilling adventure, through a vibrant city as alive as any character, about a girl willing to do anything to better her circumstances. ”
– Emily A. Duncan, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints

“Full of shadows, secrets, and heart-stopping surprises. An absolutely electric debut!”
– Crystal Smith, author of Bloodleaf

“With exciting chase scenes full of flying daggers and poison darts, as well as frequent, bloody deaths, Flores’ debut title is all nonstop action and cinematic gore. However, it’s also notable for the multicultural cast of characters, intricate world building, and strong sense of social justice.”
– Booklist

“An entertaining and action-driven tale of assassins and magic.”
– Kirkus

“A clever setup allows for keen insights regarding poverty, religious persecution, and cycles of violence.”
– Publishers Weekly

“Full of action sequences that will compel readers to keep turning pages, this book is ideal for those who enjoy fast-paced stories…Give to fans of dystopian stories similar to Suzanne Collins’s “The Hunger Games” or James Dashner’s “Maze Runner” series.”
– School Library Journal

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