Skullsworn: A Novel In The World Of The Emperor's Blades

April 25, 2017|
Skullsworn: A Novel In The World Of The Emperor's Blades by Brian Staveley
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Brian Staveley''s new standalone, Skullsworn, returns to the critically acclaimed Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne universe, following a priestess-assassin for the God of Death.

"Brilliant." -V. E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author

From the award-winning epic fantasy world of The Emperor''s Blades.

Pyrre Lakatur is not, to her mind, an assassin, not a murderer-she is a priestess. At least, she will be once she passes her final trial.

The problem isn''t the killing. The problem, rather, is love. For to complete her trial, Pyrre has ten days to kill the seven people enumerated in an ancient song, including "the one who made your mind and body sing with love / who will not come again."

Pyrre isn''t sure she''s ever been in love. And if she fails to find someone who can draw such passion from her, or fails to kill that someone, her order will give her to their god, the God of Death. Pyrre''s not afraid to die, but she hates to fail, and so, as her trial is set to begin, she returns to the city of her birth in the hope of finding love . . . and ending it on the edge of her sword.

"A complex and richly detailed world filled with elite soldier-assassins, mystic warrior monks, serpentine politics, and ancient secrets." -Library Journal, starred review, on The Emperor''s Blades

Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne
The Emperor''s Blades
The Providence of Fire
The Last Mortal Bond

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Skullsworn

BRIAN STAVELEY has taught literature, religion, history, and philosophy, all subjects that influence his writing, and holds an MA in Creative Writing from Boston University. He works as an editor for Antilever Press, and has published poetry and essays, both in print and on-line. He is the author of the Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne ...
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Title:Skullsworn: A Novel In The World Of The Emperor's Blades
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.41 X 6.39 X 1.14 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.41 X 6.39 X 1.14 in
Published:April 25, 2017
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780765389879

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