In this electrifying YA dystopian sequel to Beware the Night, Veda is captured and leveraged against her best friend, who fights for the opposing force.
Civil war has come to the island of Bellona. Veda Adeline believes in the Night. She's joined the underground revolutionaries, led by Dorian Winters, and they're determined to overthrow the ruling Imperi and find justice for her people.
Nico Denali, Veda's childhood friend and maybe-something-more, is one of those ruling Imperi, and he's just been named heir to the most powerful man above ground.
As the war intensifies, Veda and Nico are leveraged against each other: Veda is above as a hostage of the Imperi and Nico is below, taken by the Night. There's no way Dorian is letting such a valuable hostage go.
The island will burn unless Veda and Nico can come together to rip everything apart. But Nico and Dorian will never trust each other, and Veda's heart might be the biggest casualty.
Praise for Defy the Sun
Jessika Fleck's duology is a lyrical adventure with a twisting vein of romance throughout. I was both enchanted and haunted till the very end! --Erin Beaty, author of the Traitor's Trilogy Beware the Night
"Jessika Fleck delights with a new fantasy novel set in a world where the Sun reigns supreme and the Night is your enemy--literally. Brims with secrets, betrayal, and a genuinely believable love triangle!" --Pintip Dunn, New York Times
bestselling author of the Forget Tomorrow series
About the Author
Jessika Fleck is a writer, unapologetic coffee drinker, and knitter who sincerely hopes to one day discover a way to do all three at once. Until then, she continues collecting vintage typewriters and hourglasses, dreaming of an Ireland getaway, and convincing her husband they NEED more kittens. She has lived all over the U.S. from Hawaii to Vermont, but currently lives in Illinois, where she's learning to appreciate the beauty in cornfields and terrifyingly large cicadas. She resides there with her sociology professor husband and two daughters. She is also the author of Beware the Night.
Praise for Beware the Night
"Fleck has crafted a fully realized world complete with its own history and mythology to immerse her readers. Finely tuned and masterfully written, this is a must-purchase for all fantasy shelves." --School Library Journal, starred review
"Jessika Fleck delights with a new fantasy novel set in a world where the Sun reigns supreme and the Night is your enemy--literally. Brims with secrets, betrayal, and a genuinely believable love triangle!" --Pintip Dunn, New York Times-bestselling author of the Forget Tomorrow series
"Fresh mythology, a sweepingly imaginative premise, and characters that will make their way into your heart--you will love every page of Beware the Night." --Elsie Chapman, author of Along the Indigo
"The story is different and amazingly entertaining, with characters that draw you in and make it impossible to put the book down. A mixture of The Hunger Games and Throne of Glass." --Claire Keiffer, reader on SwoonReads.com