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E-Arc Haul: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence
The wonderful people over at Ace Roc Books and Netgalley were awesome enough to approve me for this e-book review copy this week! So yeah, a new series by my favorite author, YES! life is good! Thanks Ace Roc Books and Netgalley! I can’t wait to read and review!
is due out April 4, 2017!
So go pre-order your copy!
- Hardcover: 432 pages
- Publisher: Ace (April 4, 2017)
- ISBN-10: 1101988851
- ISBN-13: 978-1101988855
The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen’s War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors…
At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don’t truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls.
A blood-stained child of eight falsely accused of murder, guilty of worse, Nona is stolen from the shadow of the noose. It takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade and fist, but under Abbess Glass’s care there is much more to learn than the arts of death. Among her class Nona finds a new family—and new enemies.
Despite the security and isolation of the convent, Nona’s secret and violent past finds her out, drawing with it the tangled politics of a crumbling empire. Her arrival sparks old feuds into life, igniting vicious struggles within the church and even drawing the eye of the emperor himself.
Beneath a dying sun Nona Grey must master her inner demons, then loose them on those who stand in her way.
Mark Lawrence is married with four children, one of whom is severely disabled. His day job is as a research scientist focused on various rather intractable problems in the field of artificial intelligence. He has held secret level clearance with both US and UK governments. At one point he was qualified to say ‘this isn’t rocket science … oh wait, it actually is’.
Between work and caring for his disabled child, Mark spends his time writing, playing computer games, tending an allotment, brewing beer, and avoiding DIY.
Blog here: http://mark—lawrence.blogspot.co.uk/
Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/MarkLawrence…
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