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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Good reading. Very engaging. Intriguing tale. Very well written. Imaginative. Transports you between the real and imagined worlds. Unable to put the book down after you start reading it. A must read!!!!!
When is the movie coming out?
The book weaves the pantheons of so many diverse cultures, in the most vivid and imaginative way that I have ever experienced. Quite a page turner. Movie please!!!
The Butterfly Crest
I love everything about this book. It is beautifully written, vivid, interesting, and imaginative. Exceptional and completely unique! Love it!