Brian Staveley’s new standalone returns to the critically acclaimed Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne universe, following a priestess-assassin for the God of Death.
Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne - standalone
On Sale: April 25, 2017
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Romance | Fantasy
From the award-winning epic fantasy world of The
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
"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
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The Providence of Fire
The Last Mortal Bond
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