Absolution Cover Reveal!

I know I am super sporadic with posting on here so I have good news. I took some time off from my day job so get ready for a slew of reveals, releases and reviews. Because all these things are scheduled for the around the same time. The vacation is for family reason so a lot of these posts are all scheduled in advance.

The first post in this blogging blitz is a cover reveal for Anna Tan’s newest novel, Absolution. I know Anna from my wonderful writing group the Ironsharpeners. I had the honor of being able to read Absolution as she was writing it.


If cursed is the hand that kills, then it wouldn’t matter if that same hand stole, would it? 

Tulen feels doubly cursed, forced to serve the bratty princess of Impian as punishment for her crimes. When said princess embarks on a pilgrimage, Tulen grabs her only chance to offer a sacrifice at the holy city of Suci—and maybe, finally, feel clean again.

Sultan Mikal has set his face towards Suci—and certain death. Nothing about his Penance is clear, except the fact that if he fails, Terang will fall along with him. 

When Tulen’s pilgrimage intersects with Sultan Mikal’s quest to fulfil the Covenant of Salt, Tulen faces a difficult dilemma: What is her absolution worth in the face of the sultanate’s very existence?


Release date: 24 November 2022

Published by: Teaspoon Publishing

No. of pages: 414

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/63103167-absolution 


Ebook pre-order links:

Amazon*: https://amzn.to/3TRFeCi

Other retailers: https://books2read.com/AbsolutionNovel 

Ebook pre-order price: USD $2.99 / RM12.00 [Full price: USD $4.99 / RM20]


Absolution is the third book in her Absolution series but even if you missed the first two books I feel like this one stands well on its own. But the first two books really are worth checking out.

Find Amok here*: https://amzn.to/3Fw7pCD

Find Tale of the Hostage Prince here*: https://amzn.to/3sGQRAj


Anna Tan grew up in Malaysia, the country that is not Singapore. She is interested in Malay/Nusantara and Chinese legends and folklore in exploring the intersection of language, culture, and faith. 

Anna has an MA in Creative Writing: The Novel under a Chevening scholarship and is the President of the Malaysian Writers Society. She can be found tweeting as @natzers and forgetting to update annatsp.com.

Where to find Anna online:

Website: https://annatsp.com

Instagram: http://instagram.com/annatsp

Facebook: http://facebook.com/annatansp

Twitter: http://twitter.com/natzers


Cover Artist

Jiwosophy is the body of work of aspiring Malaysian-based artist/illustrator, Shahril Majid, also known by his artist handle, Jiwo. His art is a potpourri of peculiar characters, whimsical colour combinations, organic abstract shapes and eccentric philosophies.https://linktr.ee/jiwosophy | https://lynkfire.com/jiwosophy


*This website uses affiliate links through the Amazon Associates program. Every time you buy a book using one of these links the blogger gets pennies from Amazon at no cost to you. Those pennies will add up into nickels and eventually dimes.

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