"An effortlessly grand fantasy that should ensnare young and older fans alike."
Sky God, Horus--an emerging Egyptian deity oppressed by ancient ways--resolves to make his mark in the land of mortals. There, he discovers that small miracles trigger great change, and a quest for power ensues. The search leads him to the Temple of Ra, where a priestess shatters his worldview, compelling him to see humanity through different eyes.
Future ambitions transformed, Horus finds himself chasing a dream that sparks controversy amongst the gods and puts the lives of both mortals and immortals at stake. With a bruised ego and crippled magic, he must risk everything to set things right before chaos reigns and all he holds sacred is lost...
From the author of Fates Aflame and Dark Diary, comes a brand new standalone bursting with the vibrancy and mystery of Ancient Egypt. A skillfully crafted, clever adaptation of the lore behind one of the most powerful gods in ancient history. Exile of the Sky God propels readers through a mythical journey of self discovery with revelations even a god could not see coming.
★ ★ ★ ★ "An odyssey towards atonement is the backbone of P. Anastasia's fresh, lively take on Egyptian mythology, Exile of the Sky God. ...[A]n entertaining portrait of ancient Egypt.”—Foreword Reviews
Readers should enjoy the constellation of twists that makes this a shimmering heroic romance with a message of hope through transformation. An effortlessly grand fantasy that should ensnare young and older fans alike.
“[A] gripping story that is filled with discovery, revised purposes, and new visions of gods and men...[T]horoughly engrossing and satisfyingly unpredictable: a powerful read, indeed.”—D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
A subtle, thought-provoking book that will enchant the senses... Exile is a breath of fresh air among myth-centered YA...