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Redemptor: Book summary and reviews of Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko

Redemptor

Raybearer #2

by Jordan Ifueko

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Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko
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The hotly anticipated sequel to the instant New York Times bestselling YA fantasy about Tarisai's quest to change her fate.

For the first time, an Empress Redemptor sits on Aritsar's throne. To appease the sinister spirits of the dead, Tarisai must now anoint a council of her own, coming into her full power as a Raybearer. She must then descend into the Underworld, a sacrifice to end all future atrocities.

Tarisai is determined to survive. Or at least, that's what she tells her increasingly distant circle of friends. Months into her shaky reign as empress, child spirits haunt her, demanding that she pay for past sins of the empire.

With the lives of her loved ones on the line, assassination attempts from unknown quarters, and a handsome new stranger she can't quite trust...Tarisai fears the pressure may consume her. But in this finale to the Raybearer duology, Tarisai must learn whether to die for justice...or to live for it.

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"This book is more reflective than the first volume, supporting insightful glimpses into the maturation of not just Tarisai, but other characters too; still, the action never lags, with the story remaining bright and exciting. A strong and worthy successor that showcases the skill of a master worldbuilder." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Fans of the previous title will find a satisfying and twisty journey to success for Tarisai, whose trauma and guilt will resonate with many, and fantasy readers looking for an intricate, unique story in comparatively compact form will want to check out this larger-than-life duology." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Jordan Ifueko Author Biography

Jordan Ifueko is a Nigerian American writer who grew up eating fried plantains while reading comic books under a blanket fort. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their collection of Black Panther Funko Pops. Raybearer is her debut novel.

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