Jade Legacy: Book summary and reviews of Jade Legacy by Fonda Lee

Jade Legacy

The Green Bone Saga #3

by Fonda Lee

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The Kaul siblings battle rival clans for honor and control over an East Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis in Jade Legacy, the page-turning conclusion to the Green Bone Saga.

Jade, the mysterious and magical substance once exclusive to the Green Bone warriors of Kekon, is now coveted throughout the world. Everyone wants access to the supernatural abilities it provides, from traditional forces such as governments, mercenaries, and criminal kingpins, to modern players, including doctors, athletes, and movie studios. As the struggle over the control of jade grows ever larger and more deadly, the Kaul family, and the ancient ways of the Kekonese Green Bones, will never be the same.

Battered by war and tragedy, the Kauls are plagued by resentments and old wounds as their adversaries are on the ascent and their country is riven by dangerous factions and foreign interference. The clan must discern allies from enemies, set aside bloody rivalries, and make terrible sacrifices…but even the unbreakable bonds of blood and loyalty may not be enough to ensure the survival of the Green Bone clans and the nation they are sworn to protect.

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"In the epic finale to Lee's Green Bone Saga series...[she] expertly balances conflict and growth on both individual and societal levels, giving this massive story weight, as every decision can potentially change the world. In both meeting and subverting expectations at every turn, Lee guides her cast to a deeply satisfying, well-earned conclusion." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"[T[his epic takes the existing character arcs, rich East Asian-inspired worldbuilding, and intense drama to the edge—and jumps. Lee's storytelling is masterful and will leave readers heartbroken and hopeful. Blood, loyalty, and lives are gained and lost in the powerful finale of the Green Bone Saga. Lee's series will stand as a pillar of epic fantasy and family drama." - Library Journal (starred review)

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Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of Jade City and the award-winning YA science fiction novels Zeroboxer, Exo, and Cross Fire. Born and raised in Canada, Lee is a black belt martial artist, a former corporate strategist, and an action movie aficionado who now lives in Portland, Oregon with her family.

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