Another book i found on Locus
- Snow, Fire, Sword
by Sophie Masson
On the island of Jayangan, old beliefs and magic exist side by side
with new pop songs and motorcycles. . . .
Adi is a fisherman's son, proud to be studying with the greatest of
traditional sword makers. Dewi is the daughter of a healer, curious
about the world beyond her quiet village.
Neither Adi nor Dewi is prepared for the sudden violence that
transforms their lives. Both are propelled into an epic battle in
which even the mystical spirits of Jayangan are threatened and
Charged with a desperate quest to find the mysterious Snow, Fire,
and Sword, Adi and Dewi know only that if they fail, their beloved
homeland will fall to an evil shrouded in impenetrable darkness. Can
two children of the modern world succeed where the most powerful and
ancient spirits cannot?
Set against the backdrop of a mythic Indonesia, Sophie Masson's
gripping fantasy will leave readers breathless.