The Gods in the Jungle by Rik Roots
Approx. 125,870 words.
Published on March 17, 2010.
The jungle city of Bassakesh holds the keys to the future of the Vreski Empire; it is the sole source of the valuable Vedegga dye.
Delesse, the Governor's daughter, is marrying Loken, heir to one of the most powerful Clans in the Empire.
When plague disrupts the wedding plans, Delesse, with her friends, has to fight to save the city, punish its enemies, and marry the man she loves.