Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

From Book Trigger Warnings
Cover of Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
Author(s) Jay Kristoff
Published September 3, 2019
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Adult

Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff is an adult fantasy novel, originally published on September 3, 2019. It is the third book in The Nevernight Chronicle series.

Trigger Warnings

  • Animal death
  • Death
  • Decapitation
  • Gore
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexually explicit scenes
  • Slavery
  • Torture
  • Violence


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Bisexual main character



  • Darkdawn has received backlash for its negative portrayal of an indigenous-inspired fantasy race with reviewers viewing it as racist toward indigenous people. [1]