Since the night her sister was almost burned alive in a fire and they were taken from their mother, Ivy has been the self-appointed guardian and guide to her twin, Lily. But now they are getting older and Lily is learning to navigate the world without sight, so it is inevitable that life will try to pull them apart. When Lily is snatched away and put behind locked doors, Ivy will do whatever it takes to get her sister home, even it means putting her own life in danger.
For Li Jin, life cannot have turned out better. After years of living on the streets, and a reunion with her lost parents, she’s now the proud owner of a shelter for displaced people and is surrounded by those she loves. However, as her commitment to her family is cemented, her relationship with her best friend, Sami, gets rockier. With interference from the local officials, her storybook life is overturned and Li Jin will have to decide where her loyalties lie.
In Bitter Winds, the third book in The Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters, the relationship and allegiance between two sisters is explored but can never be fully described to those who will never comprehend the depth of the miracle of twins.