Renee Ahdieh is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn series and The Flame in the Mist series. She 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, Renee enjoys having her head in the clouds. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and their tiny overlord of a dog.
Ahdieh invites readers into a vibrant, mysterious underworld ruled by creatures of the night. Murder, mystery, forbidden romance... what's not to love? * Culturefly * A rich, vibrant world full of colour, and shadows, and dangerous attractions . . . Sumptuous and powerful * British Fantasy Society * Scintillating . . . Young adult fantasy fans will want to bury their fangs in The Beautiful * The Mary Sue * Captivating . . . Ahdieh's darkest and most compelling novel yet * Culturess * Ahdieh brings New Orleans vibrantly to life * Kirkus * Ahdieh is an eloquent writer of provocative, layered dialogue and descriptions * Tor.com * A bewitching, exciting novel filled with extreme, imaginative characters . . . a story of genuine feeling and heart, which draws in the reader from the outset and keeps you engaged right through to the finale * Starburst Magazine * This is a one of a kind book, by a singularly original author * Sabaa Tahir, author of An Ember in the Ashes * Lushly atmospheric . . . Fans will clamour for the continuation to this captivating volume * Publishers Weekly * One of YA's biggest rising stars * Entertainment Weekly *