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An Echo of Things to Come

Book Two of the Licanius trilogy

By James Islington

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The second book in a blockbuster epic fantasy trilogy, from an author set to become a major force in the genre

An Echo of Things to Come continues the epic story that began in The Shadow of What Was Lost, the acclaimed fantasy blockbuster from James Islington.


An amnesty has been declared for all Augurs - finally allowing them to emerge from hiding and openly oppose the dark forces massing against Andarra. However, as Davian and his new allies hurry north towards the ever-weakening Boundary, fresh horrors along their path suggest that their reprieve may have come far too late.

Meanwhile, Caeden continues to wrestle with the impossibly heavy burdens of his past. Yet as more and more of his memories return, he begins to realise that the motivations of the two sides in this ancient war may not be as clear-cut as they first seemed . . .

Praise for the series:

'Fans of Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson will find much to admire' Guardian

'Numerous surprises . . . action aplenty' SciFiNow

'You'll be left wanting more' SFX

'Action-packed epic fantasy' BookBag

Biographical Notes

James Islington was born and raised in southern Victoria, Australia. An avid fantasy reader for many years, it was only when he read Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series that he was finally inspired to write something of his own. He now lives with his wife and daughter on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

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  • ISBN: 9780356507804
  • Publication date: 24 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 752
  • Imprint: Orbit
Reminiscent of Robert Jordan or Brandon Sanderson, Islington's writing is refreshingly fast paced, with a light and clever touch — BOOKLIST
Fans will find themselves immersed in the magical battles, suspense and backstabbing political intrigue . . . An exciting novel — RT BOOK REVIEWS
Epic fantasy fans will enjoy this dense, suspenseful adventure — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
A realm unknowingly on the brink of war, and a magical tinderbox just looking for a spark. — B&N SCIFI AND FANTASY BLOG