Teaser Tuesday: Children of Blood and Bone

My own brother hunts me. Father probably desires my head. I can hardly fathom all the lies Mother's spinning in my absence. Perhaps if Binta was still at the palace, I would risk crawling back with my tail between my legs. But even she's gone.

This sand is all I have left.

~ Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Kindle Location 2906