Hope and Red by Jon Skovron
(The Empire of Storms)

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In a fracturing empire spread across savage seas, two people will find a common cause.

Hope, the lone survivor when her village is massacred by the emperor's forces is secretly trained by a master Vinchen warrior as an instrument of vengeance.

Red, an orphan adopted by a notorious matriarch of the criminal underworld, learns to be an expert thief and con artist.


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About Jon Skovron

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Jon Skovron is the author of Struts & Frets, about which the Washington Post Book World said, "Skovron perfectly captures that passion-sometimes fierce, sometimes shy-that drives so many young artists to take the raw stuff of life and 'transform it into something beautiful.'" He lives in Washington, DC.
Published June 28, 2016 by Orbit. 544 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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If you want to be thrilled with a fast plot and are looking for a fantasy book that is incredibly easy to pick up and not put down, Hope and Red is the best book for you.

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... Very rarely do I get a book, especially a fantasy book, that I really enjoy and for
that, if no other reason, I can highly recommend Hope and Red (2016. 478 pages
) by Jon Skovron. The setting is a little bit of a mixture of ...

Jun 30 2016 | Read Full Review of Hope and Red (The Empire of S...


Revenge is the name of the game in Hope And Red.

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Bleak Hope, the only survivor of her village's massacre by the emperor's mystical biomancers, is taken in and secretly trained by a Venchen warrior monk. Hope learns skills that will help her in her quest for vengeance. Another orphan, Red, is fostered by one of th

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