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A death changed her life. A djinn transformed him. Let the battle for the Sultanate begin....

Shoki Malook has never really found his place in Istan. And investigating bizarre supernatural events in a remote town with an irritating magic inquisitor certainly doesn't inspire his excitement. But when the Sultan dies and a brutal battle for the throne ensues, Shoki's meandering days turn into a fight for his life.

Nuraya Istan deeply mourns her beloved father. But when she sees her twisted half-brothers vying for the Sultanate, she puts her emotions on hold to keep her homeland intact. Intrigued by a lowly city guard on her rise to power, a dark secret could throw everything she's ever believed into question.

When Nuraya challenges her family to protect Istan, she's shocked at her dramatic change in standing. As Shoki falls for the powerful Sultan's daughter, an enigmatic djinn helps him discover who he's truly meant to be.

With the new magical hierarchy tearing their home apart, will the new status quo force Shoki and Nuraya to duel for control of the empire?

Lions of Istan is the first book in an empire-spanning epic fantasy series. If you like complex characters, multi-layered plots, and richly exotic worlds, then you’ll love Fuad Baloch’s beautifully intricate tale. Buy Lions of Istan to transport yourself to a land of magic today!

©2019 Fuad Baloch (P)2019 Red Crescent Books

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