An ancient war. A long-told prophecy. A cursed inheritance. If you were destined to die, how would you choose to live?
Between the shadows of the human world, a war as old as time is being fought. Ageless pantheons scheme to obtain or keep control, provoked by the weight of human belief which has altered the realm of the divine.
An ancient prophecy speaks of a human woman who will alter the course of this divine war, a descendant of a Great House mired in misfortune and blood, whose history was shaped by the cruelty of the gods.
On a day as unremarkable as any other, Elena Vicens, a young woman living a seemingly ordinary life, receives a letter about a deposit box belonging to her mother, nineteen years after her mother's death. When this letter sends her on a journey halfway across the world from New Orleans to Japan, Elena unknowingly comes into possession of a cursed inheritance. She is suddenly thrust into a world of myths and legends, where the intangible and the strange are the fabric of everyday life, and deathless gods vie for victory at any cost.
As allies converge to help Elena fulfill the prophecy, one of whom is struggling with his own inheritance, Elena must choose for herself the measure of her own destiny.
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>>>"A wonderful, exciting, and exotic tale of modern day Ophelia."-A. HarrisThe Butterfly Crest is Eva Vanrell's debut novel, and the first book in The Protogenoi Series.
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In the beginning of 2011, Eva Vanrell took a blind leap of faith to pursue what she loved most. The result of that journey was her debut novel, The Butterfly Crest. She is currently working on Book Two of the series, so please stay tuned.
Eva currently lives in New Orleans with her husband, two cats and a Japanese maple.
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Descrizione libro The Ojime Group, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 069223411X