Sabaa Tahir grew up in California's Mojave Desert at her family's eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother's comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her family.
PRAISE FOR THE EMBER QUARTET:
'The writing is as smooth as silk and keeps one reading long
after the lights should have been out'
Robin Hobb, bestselling author of Assassin's Apprentice
'Sabaa Tahir shows us light in darkness, hope in a world of
despair, and the human spirit reaching for greatness in difficult
Brandon Sanderson, bestselling author of the Mistborn and Stormlight Archive series
'A harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be
'Takes you into a world as bloody and ruthless as Game of
Thrones, but there's a tender and humane heart to these books,
New York Times
'An explosive, heartbreaking, epic debut that will keep you
glued to the pages'
Marie Lu, bestselling author of Legend
'This book is dark, complex, vivid, and romantic-expect to be