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The Bone Shard Daughter

The Bone Shard Daughter

‘The Bone Shard Daughter is one of the best fantasy novels I’ve read in a long time . . . it grabs you by the heart and the throat from the first pages and doesn’t let go until long after it’s over. This book is truly special’ Sarah J. Maas

The Emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire’s many islands.

Lin is the Emperor’s daughter and she spends her days trapped in a palace of locked doors and dark secrets. When her father refuses to recognise her as heir to the throne, she vows to prove her worth by mastering the forbidden art of bone shard magic.

Yet such power carries a great cost, and when the revolution reaches the gates of the palace, Lin must decide how far she is willing to go to claim her birthright – and save her people.

The Bone Shard Daughter is an unmissable fantasy debut for 2020 – a captivating tale of magic, revolution and mystery, where a young woman’s sense of identity will make or break an empire.

‘A bold, ambitious debut’ M. R. Carey

‘Epic fantasy at its most human and heartfelt . . . inventive, adventurous and wonderfully written’ Alix E. Harrow

‘Brilliant world-building, deep intrigue and incredible heart’ Megan E. O’Keefe
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 10th September 2020

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9780356514949

Reviews

A complex and dark tapestry of a fantasy woven through with brilliant world-building, deep intrigue, and incredible heart
Megan E. O'Keefe
The Bone Shard Daughter begins with a spark of intrigue that ignites into a thrilling adventure you cannot miss - with a unique (and painful!) magic system to boot
Hafsah Faizal, NYT bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame
The Bone Shard Daughter is epic fantasy at its most human and heartfelt, concerned with the real lives caught in the gears of empire and rebellion. Inventive, adventurous, and wonderfully written
Alix E. Harrow
A rich and rewarding novel, original and thought-provoking, and I didn't want it to end
Fantasy Book Review
There's a bold, ambitious imagination at work here - and this is a world you'll want to linger in
M. R. Carey
An unforgettable tale of magic and intrigue, and the start of a fascinating trilogy
Gareth Hanrahan
The Bone Shard Daughter seized my attention and wouldn't let go. It's a thoroughly fantastic read and I eagerly await the sequel
Kevin Hearne
A grand, ingenious and sweeping tale of power, magic and heart, The Bone Shard Daughter is groundbreaking epic fantasy for a new age'
Tasha Suri
The Bone Shard Daughter is one of the best fantasy novels I've read in a long time. With stunningly intricate world-building that leaps off the page and characters who are so vibrant that you wish they were real, it grabs you by the heart and the throat from the first pages and doesn't let go until long after it's over. This book is truly special
Sarah J. Maas
Richly told, emotional, [and] action-laced
Library Journal (starred review)
I couldn't put Andrea Stewart's BONE SHARD DAUGHTER down. A kaleidoscopic cast, a fascinating world, captivating magic and enthralling politics -- I'm already looking forward to the next book! Meantime, I can't stop thinking about this one. A fantastic adventure
Fran Wilde
Stewart has drawn a fascinating world with characters who have deep foundations, and who will quickly capture readers' hearts . . . Stewart's debut is sharp and compelling. It will hook readers in and make them fiercely anticipate the rest of the series
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