The epic story of a sisterhood where blood relations are nothing compared to the unbreakable bond of the secret sisters -- the bond of Jin-Shei.
Alma Alexander is the author of several previous novels, including Worldweavers: Gift of the Unmage and Worldweavers: Spellspam. She was born in Yugoslavia, grew up in the United Kingdom and Africa, and now lives in the state of Washington.
“Fast-paced, imaginative and thoroughly engrossing.” — Booklist
“[B]eguiling...unique...a rich cast of characters...extraordinarily accomplished.” — --Financial Times (London)
“[B]eguiling...unique...a rich cast of characters...extraordinarily accomplished.” — Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat and Blackberry Wine
“Vivid and involving...an exotic journey into the imagination, and a graceful exploration of the heart.” — --Victoria Strauss, author of The Burning Land
“Alexander has created a world of depth and detail in The Secrets of Jin-Shei. A fine, rich novel.” — Louise Marley, author of The Child Goddess, The Glass Harmonica, and The Terrorists of Irustan
“...sure to be popular with fans of Amy Tan, Gail Tsukiyama, and even Marion Zimmer Bradley.... Highly recommended.” — Library Journal - starred review
“Alexander expertly weaves the lives of characters into a plot full of intrigue and magic....” — Orlando Sentinel
... a ‘must read’....” — --Whatcom Independent