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Eliza Swift at Albert Whitman has acquired Joan He’s Descendant of the Crane, a debut YA fantasy novel pitched as a Chinese-inspired Game of Thrones. In a world where magic is forbidden, a young princess searches for her father’s assassin, but must fight against the intrigue and suspicion that besets her own court. Publication is set for spring 2019; John Cusick at Folio Jr./Folio Literary Management did the deal for world English rights.
— Publishers Weekly
Pictured: Main character Hesina and her adopted brother Caiyan (platonic, I swear)

Pictured: Main character Hesina and her adopted brother Caiyan (platonic, I swear)

When the book reaches 1000 adds, I'll be revealing scene-specific artwork that I've created, similar to the drawing above.

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