(White, Kiersten) Kiersten White is the New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken, Now I Rise, the Paranormalcy trilogy, the dark thrillers Mind Games and Perfect Lies, The Chaos of Stars, Illusions of Fate, and In the Shadows with Jim Di Bartolo. Her books have won several awards, including the Utah Book Award, the Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, and the Whitney Award, and have been named an ALA-YALSA Teen Top Ten Best Book, a Florida Teens Read Selection, and a Texas Lone Star Reading List Selection, among other accolades. She is the author of Now I Rise (Delacorte Press), the highly anticipated sequel to And I Darken—from the series that reads like HBO’s Game of Thrones, if it were set in the Ottoman Empire. Lada Dracul is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood-strewn path. But brute force isn’t getting Lada what she wants. What Lada needs is her younger brother Radu’s subtlety and skill. But he’s been sent to to Constantinople—and it’s no diplomatic mission. Radu has earned an unwanted place as a double-crossing spy behind enemy lines. As nations fall around them, the Dracul siblings must decide: what will they sacrifice to fulfill their destinies? Empires will topple, thrones will be won . . . and souls will be lost.