December releases

Monday, December 1, 2014

Another slow going month to finish the year.  One new book caught my eye and the other one is a omnibus of interest. Here's to a whole new year of great books!


The Lady
Marakand book 2
K.V. Johansen
December 9th
In the days of the first kings in the North, there were seven devils… 
Possessed by a ghost who feeds on death, the undying assassin Ahjvar the Leopard has been captured by the Lady of Marakand, enslaved by necromancy to be captain of her Red Masks. His shield-bearer Ghu, a former slave with an uncanny ability to free the captive dead, follows Ahjvar into the war-torn lands of the Duina Catairna to release him, even if that means destroying what is left of Ahj’s tormented soul. 
Deyandara, the last surviving heir of the Catairnan queen, rides into a land ravaged by disease and war, seeking the allies she abandoned months before, though they have no hope of standing against the army led by the invulnerable Red Masks of Marakand and the divine terror of the Lady. 
In the city of Marakand, former enemies ally and old friends seek one another’s deaths as loyalists of the entombed gods Gurhan and Ilbialla raise a revolt, spearheaded by the Grasslander wizard Ivah, the shapeshifting Blackdog, and the bear-demon Mikki. The Lady’s defences are not easily breached, though, and the one enemy who might withstand her, the Northron wanderer Moth, bearer of the sword Lakkariss, has vanished.

The Inheritance Trilogy
N.K. Jemisin
December 9th
In this omnibus edition of N.K. Jemisin's brilliantly original award-winning fantasy series, a young woman becomes entangled in a power struggle of mythic proportions. 
Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle. 
The Inheritance Trilogy omnibus includes the novels: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, The Broken Kingdoms, and The Kingdom of Gods.


Chris said...

There's an Inheritance Triology novella coming out on the 9th that picks up after the third book. It's called The Awakened Kingdom.

Michael McClung said...

You forgot my new release. Heh, just kidding. (But I actually do have a new book coming out this month.)

Ashana Lian said...

@Chris - I heard about The Awakened Kingdom! I think it was from an Orbit newsletter.

The Lady looks amazing. That cover struck my heart and soul. O_O

Tabitha (Pabkins) said...

I definitely need to read those Jemisin books!

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