The Midnight Sea
by Kat Ross
Gladiator meets Romeo and Juliet in this “spellbinding fantasy” (Kirkus) set in ancient Persia. As a girl and her demon pursue a deadly foe across the arid waste of the Great Salt Plain to the glittering capital of Persepolae, she’s forced to question his slavery—and her own loyalty to the empire. Book #1 of the Fourth Element trilogy.