Smoke in the Sun By Renée Ahdieh
Smoke in the Sun is a second younger grownup fantasy novel in Flame in the Mist Collection by Renée Ahdieh, revealed in 2018.
After Okami is captured in the Jukai forest, Mariko has no alternative–to rescue him, she should return to Inako and face the risks which have been ready for her in the Heian Fortress. She methods her brother, Kenshin, and betrothed, Raiden, into considering she was being held by the Black Clan in opposition to her will, enjoying the a part of the dutiful bride-to-be to infiltrate the emperor’s ranks and uncover the reality behind the betrayal that nearly left her lifeless.
With the marriage ceremony plans already underway, Mariko pretends to be consumed together with her upcoming nuptials, all the whereas utilizing her royal standing to peel again the layers of lies and deception surrounding the imperial courtroom. However every secret she unfurls offers option to the subsequent, ensnaring Mariko and Okami in a political scheme that threatens their honor, their love and the very security of the empire.