The King's Blood

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Orbit, May 22, 2012 - Fiction - 528 pages
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WAR AND MADNESS CAST SHADOWS OVER THE LANDS DRAGONS ONCE RULED.

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.

The Dagger and the CoinThe Dragon's PathThe King's Blood The Tyrant's LawThe Widow's HouseThe Spider's War

Writing as James S. A. Corey (with Ty Franck)
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User Review  - sdmouton - LibraryThing

I found this book not quite as engaging as the first in The Dagger and the Coin. Of course, I have the next in the series already waiting on the shelf, so it wasn't enough to persuade me to stop reading the series. Read full review

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

The story continues from where it left off in the first book. The plot builds as we see the strange goddess begin stirring through pawns to eat the world. We follow each of these characters's ... 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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