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Forged By Blood - Ehigbor Okosun - A Box of Stories
Forged By Blood - Ehigbor Okosun

Myth is a shape-shifting eternity wrapped in godhood and shadow

Ever wondered what happens when love, family, and cultural traditions collide? Dive into this delightful debut novel to find out!


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Debut on 17th August 2023
Cover Type - Hardback
Page Count - 400 Pages


In a world of conflicting desires and unexpected connections, Penina navigates the Orthodox Jewish community's expectations and her own yearning for love. Will she follow tradition or risk it all for a chance at true love with her enigmatic boss? Heidi Shertok's delightful debut explores the complexities of relationships and the pursuit of personal happiness.




“Forged by Blood is a searing and thrilling fantasy, steeped in mythology and magic. Ehigbor Okosun weaves a gripping tale of power, sacrifice, and love—entwined in a captivating and intricate world.” - Sue Lynn Tan, bestselling author of Daughter of the Moon Goddess

"Okosun’s elaborate worldbuilding is lavishly detailed and meticulously constructed, but it never feels overwhelming. The result is an impressive and refreshingly original page-turner that will leave readers eagerly awaiting the second volume." - Publishers Weekly


About Edition

Book Title: The Tainted by Blood Duology (1) - Forged By Blood - Ehigbor Okosun
Book Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy
ISBN: 9780008615895
Number of Pages: 400
Publishing Date: 17th August 2023
Cover Type: Hardback

About Author

Ehigbor Okosun is an Austin-based author who writes speculative fiction, mystery thrillers, and contemporary novels for adult and YA audiences. A British private school survivor turned Nigerian-American immigrant, she hopes to do justice to the myths and traditions she grew up with and to honour her large, multiracial and multiethnic family. She is a graduate of the University of Texas with degrees in Plan II Honours, Neurolinguistics, and English, as well as Chemistry and Pre-Medical studies and is a Cynthia Leitich Smith Mentorship Award finalist. When she’s not reading, you can catch her bullet journalling, gaming, baking, and spending time with her loved ones.

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