The Rise of the Fallen (The Rotting Empire Book 1) by Peter Fugazzotto
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Overview: Enter a world of fungal magic, a vengeful duke bent on a bloody civil war … and a secret that will turn a tropical empire on its head.
Cast out as a royal bodyguard for failing to stop an assassination, Maja, a master of the sword, lives out her exile among pirates on the outer islands.
But when a dying mentor charges her with bringing a young monk to the capital, Maja’s world is shaken.
Returning the boy comes with a price. Pursued by a mad torturer, Maja will risk her life and those of the Fallen, her embittered former companions, to protect the boy. Pitting her thirst for revenge against the desires of the Fallen, she must decide where her true loyalties lie.
Genre: Fiction; Dark Fantasy