Let me welcome you to your new romantasy obsession! When two elven sisters are banished, they find themselves in the seductive world of the fae, where they uncover lost histories that could unravel everything. I was almost ripping pages I was turning them so fast! The world Saara El-Arifi has created is alluring and enchanting and her prose had me captivated from the first page. Strong sister relationships, animal companions, and swoon-worthy slow burns--what more could you want?
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Two elven sisters become imprisoned in the intoxicating world of the fae, where danger and love lie in wait. Faebound is the first book in an enchanting new trilogy from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Final Strife.
“A romantic fantasy of epic proportions, crackling with magic and passion.”—Samantha Shannon, bestselling author of The Priory of the Orange Tree
Yeeran was born on the battlefield, has lived on the battlefield, and one day, she knows, she’ll die on the battlefield.
As a warrior in the elven army, Yeeran has known nothing but violence her whole life. Her sister, Lettle, is trying to make a living as a diviner, seeking prophecies of a better future.
When a fatal mistake leads to Yeeran’s exile from the Elven Lands, both sisters are forced into the terrifying wilderness beyond their borders.
There they encounter the impossible: the fae court. The fae haven’t been seen for a millennium. But now Yeeran and Lettle are thrust into their seductive world, torn among their loyalties to each other, their elven homeland, and their hearts.
About the Author
Saara El-Arifi is the internationally bestselling author of The Final Strife and The Battle Drum, the first two installments of The Ending Fire Trilogy inspired by her Ghanaian and Sudanese heritage. She has lived in many countries, had many jobs, and owned many more cats. After a decade of working in marketing and communications, she returned to academia to complete a master’s degree in African studies alongside her writing career. El-Arifi knew she was a storyteller from the moment she told her first lie. Over the years, she has perfected her tall tales into epic ones. She currently resides in London as a full-time procrastinator.
“Ambitious, brutal, seductive, Faebound is a masterclass in story-telling, enthralling and entirely unique. I raced through every page.”—Kat Dunn, author of Bitterthorn
“The most imaginative take on a steamy faerie court I’ve read in forever, with a cascade of epic twists that will leave readers gasping.”—Laura Steven, bestselling author of Every Exquisite Thing
“Faebound is a stunning, gripping addition to the romantasy genre . . . It’s the perfect read for fans of magical creatures, sizzling romance, and plot twists that will leave you reeling.”—Lena Jeong, author of And Break the Pretty Kings
“Faebound will ensnare you while sweeping you off your feet.”—Cari Thomas, Sunday Times bestselling author of Threadneedle
“An epic romance that’s brimming with heart . . . You can’t help but fall in love with these characters, and the unique magic system will keep you hooked right from the first page.”—Kate Dylan, bestselling author of Mindwalker
“Full of magic, intrigue, heart-stopping romance, and the fierce bonds of sisterhood, Faebound is an exhilarating ride into a world of dangerous secrets and dazzling possibilities.”—Kate Heartfield, bestselling author of The Embroidered Book
“I can’t get enough of these warrior fae—seductive, dangerous, and sexy as hell! *fans self* A romantic fantasy full of tenderness and vengeance, hope and sacrifice. Enthralling to the last page.”—A. Y. Chao, #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Shanghai Immortal
“Epic in scope, and imagination, Faebound is a stirring fantastical adventure that celebrates love in a landscape torn apart by war and heartache.”—Ehigbor Okosun, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Tainted Blood Duology
“Faebound is a devastatingly romantic and breathtaking fantasy. Opulent and sweeping, this book is unforgettable.”—Tasha Suri, award-winning author of The Jasmine Throne
“Exquisite fantasy, with a complex, mysterious, and sumptuous world of elves, fae, and gloriously compelling romance—so enthralling, it has wrapped its magic around my heart and set it alight.”—Hannah Kaner, internationally bestselling author of Godkiller
“Immersive, inclusive, and impressive—this fantasy takes hold of your heart and refuses to let go.”—Thea Guanzon, USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of The Hurricane Wars
“Faebound is the book I've been looking for my whole life: full of compulsive twists and turns, framed within a deeply refreshing, innovative, and sweeping world that pulled me in from the first page.”—Ayana Gray, New York Times bestselling author of Beasts of Prey
“The most exciting story I’ve read in a long time: Dangerous women and beautiful, cutthroat fae—what more could a reader ask for?”—Namina Forna, New York Times bestselling author of The Gilded Ones
“Joyously imagined and passionately told—a heartfelt love song to fantasy, and a compelling tale of romance, magic, and connection.”—Catriona Silvey author of Meet Me In Another Life
“This is a romantic fantasy of epic proportions, crackling with magic and passion. Your heart will beat like a drum.”—Samantha Shannon, bestselling author of The Priory of the Orange Tree
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