The Celestial Kingdom Duology - Heart of the Sun Warrior (The Celestial Kingdom Duology, Book 2)

By Sue Lynn Tan


‘Epic, romantic, and enthralling from start to finish’ Stephanie Garber

The stunning conclusion to the Celestial Kingdom Duology

Those forged through fire form the strongest blades.

After winning her mother’s freedom from the Emperor, Xingyin lives peacefully at home on the moon. But that fragile peace is threatened by a strange new magic –Xingyin is determined to keep clear of danger, but the discovery of a shocking truth forces her to flee her home once more.

Xingyin and her companions venture across the Immortal Realm, encountering cunning monarchs, legendary creatures, beloved friends and bitter foes on their travels. As an unspeakable terror sweeps the realm – Xingyin must uncover the truth of her heart and rise against this evil before it destroys everything she holds dear, and all she has grown to love…

Inspired by the legend of Chang’e the Moon Goddess, this is the sequel to Sue Lynn Tan’s captivating debut, DAUGHTER OF THE MOON GODDESS.

In the second book in the Celestial Kingdom Duology, Tan weaves Chinese mythology into a sweeping adventure of love and family, immortals and magic – penning a modern classic sure to enchant.

Format: Hardback
Release Date: 10 Nov 2022
Pages: 480
ISBN: 978-0-00-847934-3
Sue Lynn Tan writes fantasy inspired by the myths and legends she fell in love with as a child. Born in Malaysia, she studied in London and France, before settling in Hong Kong with her family. Her love for stories began with a gift from her father, a compilation of fairytales from around the world, and she spent much of her childhood lost in magical worlds. When not writing or reading, she can be found exploring the hills, lakes and temples around her home.

”'Epic, romantic, and enthralling from start to finish.” - Stephanie Garber, #1 NYT bestselling author of the Caraval series

”'This vivid, unputdownable debut effortlessly whisks us into the celestial realms of Chinese high fantasy. Tan magnificently conjures the romantic yet dangerous dazzle of this immortal world, but never loses track of the shining human heart of her tale. A captivating treat for lovers of Chinese fantasy dramas and newcomers alike.” - ¯Shelley Parker-Chan, bestselling author of She Who Became the Sun

”'A lush, dreamy gem of a novel.” - ¯Shannon Chakraborty, bestselling author of The City of Brass

”'A stirring romantic fantasy set in a richly realised world inspired by Chinese mythology. I loved it!” - ¯Zen Cho, Bestselling author of Black Water Sister

”'Strikingly evocative, tense, and heartfelt, Daughter of the Moon Goddess … floats you into the Celestial Kingdom, introduces you to monsters both literal and figurative, and leaves you dreaming of dragons.” - ¯Andrea Stewart, author of The Bone Shard Daughter

”'An absolutely delightful and enchanting read! Daughter of the Moon Goddess takes a beloved Chinese legend and reimagines it into a gorgeously-spun romantic fantasy. I can't wait for the sequel!” - ¯Elizabeth Lim, New York Times bestselling author of Spin the Dawn

”'With all the beauty and heartbreak of a Chinese fantasy drama, Daughter of the Moon Goddess is an enchanting joy from start to finish.” - ¯Tasha Suri, author of The Jasmine Throne

”'Prepare to be swept off your feet by this absolutely magical tale.” - ¯Genevieve Gornichec, author of The Witch’s Heart

' I dare you not to be entranced by this magical book.'¯ Ava Reid, author of The Wolf and the Woodsman -