City of Gold by Emily Rimmer
Approx. 80,540 words.
Published on February 20, 2012.
(3.00 from 1 review)
Humanity's captor, parading as a God, grows hungry for even more power over man and incites a war that pits man against immortal. The fate of this war rests upon the shoulders of a former slave.
When Lorelle's master beats her and leaves her for dead she finds her freedom, but it comes with many lessons, a destiny which transcends her humble origins, and a costly sacrifice.