Fantasy Fiction by Muslim Women

The Kingdom of Copper

by S.A. Chankraborty

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars and a mysterious gift for healing—are all tricks; both the means to the delightful end of swindling unwitting Ottoman nobles and a reliable way to survive.

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We Hunt the Flame

by Hafsah Faizal

Set in a richly detailed world inspired by ancient Arabia, We Hunt the Flame is a gripping debut of discovery, conquering fear, and taking identity into your own hands.

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Shatter Me

by Tahereh Mafi

One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for air. One touch, and she can kill. No one knows why Juliette has such incredible power. It feels like a curse, a burden that one person alone could never bear. But The Reestablishment sees it as a gift, sees her as an opportunity. An opportunity for a deadly weapon.

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The Battle

by Karuna Riazi

Four years after the events of The Gauntlet, the evil game Architect is back with a new partner-in-crime—The MasterMind—and the pair aim to get revenge on the Mirza clan. Together, they’ve rebuilt Paheli into a slick, mind-bending world with floating skyscrapers, flying rickshaws run by robots, and a digital funicular rail that doesn’t always take you exactly where you want to go.

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An Ember in the Ashes

by Sabaa Tahir

Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.

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The Bladebone

by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Armed with the powerful sorcery of the Bloodprint and supported by the Talisman, the oppressive One-Eyed Preacher is on the verge of conquering Ashfall, the Black Khan’s capital in the west. Yet not all is lost for Arian, Sinnia and the Council of Hira. If these brave female warriors can uncover the secrets of an ancient magic weapon known as the Bladebone, they can defeat the Preacher and crush his cruel regime.

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Thorn

by Intisar Khanani

Princess Alyrra has always longed to escape the confines of her royal life, but when her mother betroths her to a powerful prince in a distant kingdom, she has little hope for a better future. Until Alyrra arrives at her new kingdom, where a mysterious sorceress robs her of both her identity and her role as princess—and Alyrra seizes on the opportunity to start a new life for herself as a goose girl.

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Assassin

by Maryam Durrani

There lives an assassin in a far away kingdom called Astodia. She works under the strong reign of King Sadim, taking down an organization called the Rebel Army leader by leader, cutting down their roots to make sure her kingdom stays safe. But what happens when the one closest to her is poisoned by one of the rebels—a spy that lives in the castle right under her nose?

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Mirage

by Somaiya Daud

In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. But when adventure comes for her, it is not what she expects: she is kidnapped by the regime and taken in secret to the royal palace, as she is nearly identical to the cruel half-Vathek Princess Maram. The princess is so hated by her conquered people that she requires a body double, someone to appear in public as Maram, ready to die in her place. If Amani ever wishes to see her family again, she must play the princess to perfection...because one wrong move could lead to her death.

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I Hope You Get This Message

by Farah Naz Rishi

Three teens, Jesse Hewitt, Cate Collins, and Adeem Khan, must face down the mistakes of their past after they learn that life on Earth might end in less than a week.

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The Azurean Trilogy

by Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim

What happens when the Earth dies, but humans get a second chance? Some try to maintain new lines of peace, but darker forces threaten to push mankind into repeating history. What will happen in this inevitable battle between good and evil?

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The Light at the Bottom of the World

by London Shah

When sixteen-year-old submersible racer Leyla McQueen is chosen to participate in the prestigious annual marathon, she sees an opportunity to save her father, who has been arrested on false charges. The Prime Minister promises the champion whatever their heart desires. But the race takes an unexpected turn, forcing Leyla to make an impossible choice.

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The Candle and the Flame

by Nafiza Azad

Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. The city bears scars of its recent past, when the chaotic tribe of Shayateen djinn slaughtered its entire population -- except for Fatima and two other humans.

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Aladdin:
Far from Agrabah

by Aisha Saeed

This stunning original novel will tell an all-new story set in the world of the new film, featuring Aladdin and Jasmine. A magic carpet ride full of adventure, suspense, and wonder.

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Before She Sleeps

by Bina Shah

In modern, beautiful Green City, the capital of South West Asia, gender selection, war and disease have brought the ratio of men to women to alarmingly low levels. The government uses terror and technology to control its people, and women must take multiple husbands to have children as quickly as possible.

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