Kinslayer

Author: Jay Kristoff
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  • : September 2013
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : September 2013
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Description

This is the second novel from Jay Kristoff, author of Stormdancer. A Shattered Empire - Shogun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation's broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion by endorsing a new Shogun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead. A Dark Legacy - Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes by the Kage rebellion. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father's death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts. Along with Buruu, Yukiko's anchor is Kin, the rebel Guildsman who helped her escape from Yoritomo's clutches. A Gathering Storm - Kage assassins lurk within the Shogun's palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A new enemy gathers its strength, readying to push the fracturing Shima imperium into a war it cannot hope to survive. And across raging oceans, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat. The ghosts of a blood-stained past.

Author description

Jay Kristoff grew up in the most isolated capital city on earth and fled at his earliest convenience. He worked "creative advertising" for eleven years and has won several awards that nobody outside the advertising industry gives a tinker's cuss about. He is 6'7, has approximately 13870 days to live, and can demand whiskey in almost a dozen European languages. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and the world's laziest Jack Russell. Kinslayer is the second novel in his The Lotus Wars series, continuing from Stormdancer.