476pp., map, paperback, London, 2020
A young adult fantasy novel. Tarisai, raised in isolation by a mysterious, often absent mother, is sent to the capital of the global empire to compete for a place on the Crown Prince's Council of Eleven.
"Fresh and utterly transportive, Raybearer is a fantastical fight for freedom, family, and justice at all costs." Heidi Heilig, author of The Girl from Everywhere
“Nothing like a boss @$$ fantasy with a gorgeous, dark brown girl at the center that highlights - in technicolor and glittering gold - the trifecta of our most basic of human desires: to belong, to be loved, and to walk a path of one's own choosing.” Nic Stone, author of Dear Martin
Jordan Ifueko is a Nigerian American writer who lives in Los Angeles. Raybearer is her debut novel.