The King's Blood

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Orbit, May 22, 2012 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Geder Palliako's star is rising. He is a hero of Antea, protector to the crown prince, and darling of the court. But storms from his past are gathering, and with them, a war that will change everything.

Cithrin bel Sarcour founded a powerful bank on stolen wealth, forged papers, and ready blades. Now every move she makes is observed, recorded, and controlled. Unless Cithrin can free herself from her gilded cage, the life she made will be for naught; war may provide just the opportunity she needs.

An apostate priest sees the hidden hand behind all: a long-buried secret of the dragon empire threatens everything humanity has built. An age of madness and death approaches, with only a few doomed heroes to stand in its way.

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I liked the characters and the plot. - LibraryThing
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Review: The King's Blood (The Dagger and the Coin #2)

User Review  - Stuart - Goodreads

In my opinion, Daniel Abraham is one of the best fantasy writers out there at the moment, but also one of the most underrated. I became an instant fan after discovering his Long Price quartet, and ... Read full review

Review: The King's Blood (The Dagger and the Coin #2)

User Review  - Arushi - Goodreads

The second book in the series, it picks up the thread right where the first one left off. The first conspiracy of Camnipol has been defeated by Dawson Kalliam, and Geder Palliako is a hero. The spider ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Daniel Abraham is the author of the critically-acclaimed Long Price Quartet. He has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards, and won the International Horror Guild award. He also writes as MLN Hanover and (with Ty Franck) James S.A. Corey. He lives in New Mexico.

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