The Gilded Ones (Deathless, #1) by Namina Forna

The Gilded Ones (Deathless, #1)

In the ancient West African-inspired world of Otera, a woman’s worth is tied to her purity and she must bleed to prove it. Red blood for the pure, gold blood for the demon. When sixteen-year-old Deka is found to be a demon, she is taken to the capital of Otera, where she learns how to fight against the monsters who are threatening the kingdom. But nothing is quite as it seems – both the world around Deka, and Deka herself…Set in a deeply pa...


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TitleThe Gilded Ones (Deathless, #1)
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LanguageEnglish
GenreFantasy, Young Adult
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Reviews The Gilded Ones (Deathless, #1)

  • Pj Switzer
    2018-07-05
    I had the opportunity to ready an advanced copy of "Deathless" and it is fantastic. The world building is extraordinary. The characters are engaging and powerful. And the story kept me turning pages compulsively. I loved this book and I think it's one that will get readers thinking about the most important issues of of our age.
  • AJ
    2019-06-27
    Listen, this is honestly one of the best fantasies I have read! From the brilliant world building of a society that kills women who they deem as "demons," and protects the virtue of those who they consider "pure," to the brilliant cast of female characters who are all wonderfully diverse and deeply relatable. None more so than Deka, a protagonist who it's almost impossible to not love and want to protect. 2020 cannot come fast enough and I can't ...
  • Mel
    2019-08-04
    💫 🧜🏾♀ Namina Forna 🧜🏾♀ 💫@NaminaFornaFollow Follow @NaminaFornaMoreWhy aren’t we talking about the fact that white men are the most terrifying thing in America right now? The terrorists aren’t coming from outside, they’re homegrown and filled with hatred against women and minorities and anyone who doesn’t look like them. #DomesticWhiteTerrorism7:11 AM - 4 Aug 2019 💫 🧜🏾‍♀️ Namina Forna 🧜🏾‍♀...