A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston is a fantasy re-telling of Arabian Nights: Tales from One Thousand and One Nights. Lo-Melkhiin has murdered three hundred girls before he came to the heroine’s village.
The heroine is nameless in the synopsis since the author did not want to reveal the sister that would be taken. Le-Melkhiin is looking for a wife; the heroine knows he will take the loveliest girl in the village, her sister. She will not let that happen and will sacrifice herself if that means saving her sister. Every girl that has been taken before has been murdered, and the heroine knows she is next. Lo-Melkhiin’s court is filled with dangerous, pretty things. However, when the first sun rises and sets, she realizes she is not dead yet. Lo-Melkhiin comes to her every