Tor.com (May 2016)
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Buried beneath the layers of a traveler’s guide is a hidden history: two kingdoms, powerful gems, and the even more powerful Lapidarys who bind them. Lin and Sima, caught in a web of intrigue and deceit, must find a way to escape the traps set by the past and save their kingdom.
An epic fantasy, in miniature.
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Here’s a few more things people are saying about The Jewel and Her Lapidary:
“At its heart, elegant and effecting.” – Sleeps with Monsters