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Publisher Description

'Even better than the Assassin books. I didn't think that was possible' George R.R. Martin

Althea Vestrit has found a new home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but lives only to reclaim the Vivacia as her rightful inheritance. However, Vivacia has been captured by the pirate, ‘King’ Kennit, and is acquiring a keen bloodlust.

Bingtown becomes embroiled in a violent political upheaval against the corrupt Jamaillian leader, while the fading fortunes of the Vestrit family lead Malta deeper into the magical secrets of the mysterious Rain Wilds Traders.

Beyond Bingtown, enigmatic wood-carver Amber dreams of re-launching the Paragon, The Mad Ship, despite the history of death and despair that surrounds him.

Secrets will be revealed – secrets forgotten by sea serpents, hidden by the disfigured Wild Rain Traders, buried deep in wizardwood coffins – secrets with startling, dramatic consequences.

Reviews

'What makes her novels addictive is not just their imaginative brilliance but the way her characters are compromised and manipulated by politics' The Times

‘Hobb is superb’ Conn Iggulden

‘Hobb is a remarkable storyteller’ Guardian

About the author

Robin Hobb is one of the world’s finest writers of epic fiction.She was born in California in 1952 but raised in Alaska, where she learned how to raise a wolf cub, to skin a moose and to survive in the wilderness. When she married a fisherman who fished herring and the Kodiak salmon-run for half the year, these skills would stand her in good stead. She raised her family, ran a smallholding, delivered post to her remote community, all at the same time as writing stories and novels. She succeeded on all fronts, raising four children and becoming an internationally best-selling writer. She lives in Tacoma, Washington State.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2011
1 September
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
912
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperVoyager
SELLER
HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited
SIZE
2.9
MB

Customer Reviews

Deb Whitehead ,

Amazing

Absolutely amazing....could not put it down. Cheers to you Robin!!!

RichieRich01 ,

No 3rd Book in Trilogy!

Unbelievable trilogy. What's happened to the 3rd book? When are you going to make it available iTunes?

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