Nadia Elbaar Reviews The Jade Setter of Janloon by Fonda Lee

The Jade Setter of Janloon, Fonda Lee (Subter­ranean 978-1-64524-062-4, $40.00, 141pp, hc) April 2022. Cover by Charis Loke.

The Jade Setter of Janloon is Fonda Lee’s spinoff novella from her recently-finished Green Bone Saga, which combines the epic martial arts of Chinese wuxia with the dangerous intrigue of gangster flicks. The Jade Setter of Janloon revisits that world and takes place just before the events of series opener ...Read More

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Nadia Elbaar Reviews Jade Legacy by Fonda Lee

Jade Legacy, Fonda Lee (Orbit 978-0-31644-097-4, $28.00, 736pp, hc) November 2021.

Jade Legacy is the final book in Fonda Lee’s Green Bone Saga. The trilogy, starting with Jade City (which won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 2018) and followed by Jade War, presents an ingenious blend of high-stakes mafia plots with the fantastic martial arts of Chinese wuxias.

Set in a continent analogous to 20th-century ...Read More

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