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Renée Ahdieh

Biography

Renée Ahdieh

Renée Ahdieh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she likes to dance salsa and collect shoes. She is passionate about all kinds of curry, rescue dogs and college basketball. The first few years of her life were spent in a high---rise in South Korea; consequently, Renée enjoys having her head in the clouds. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and their tiny overlord of a dog. She is the author of THE WRATH AND THE DAWN.

Books by Renée Ahdieh

by Renée Ahdieh - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Romance, Young Adult 14+

After Okami is captured, Mariko has no choice --- to rescue him, she must return to Inako and face the dangers that have been waiting for her in the Heian Castle. She tricks her brother and betrothed into thinking she was being held by the Black Clan against her will, and she pretends to be consumed with her upcoming nuptials, all the while using her standing to peel back the layers of lies and deception surrounding the imperial court. But each secret she unfurls gives way to the next, ensnaring Mariko and Okami in a political scheme that threatens their honor, their love and the very safety of the empire.

by Renée Ahdieh - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place --- she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands. At just seventeen years old, Mariko is promised to Minamoto Raiden, the son of the emperor's favorite consort --- a political marriage that will elevate her family's standing. But en route to the imperial city of Inako, Mariko narrowly escapes a bloody ambush by a dangerous gang of bandits known as the Black Clan, who she learns has been hired to kill her before she reaches the palace.

by Renée Ahdieh - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once believed him a monster, but his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse --- one that might keep them apart forever. Reunited with her family, who have taken refuge with enemies of Khalid, and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be happy. But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid's empire. With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true love.

by Renée Ahdieh - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen year old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. But sixteen year old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid, with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on him for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s able to make’s it to dawn, but is falling in love with the boy who killed her dearest friend, and soon discovers that he is not what he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls.