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The Blood of Whisperers

#1 Vengeance Trilogy

Devin Madson

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21 April 2020
Series: Vengeance
An empire on the edge of war threatens to crumble in this action-packed fantasy novel of epic adventure and revenge. They call him the Usurper. Once the Kisian empire was ruled by gods. Now Kin Ts'ai, a man of common blood, sits on the Crimson Throne. At his command, the last Otako emperor was executed and a new era began. But claiming an empire is easier than holding it. In the north where loyalty to the Otako name runs deep, a rebellion grows. And Emperor Kin will learn that killing one Otako, doesn't mean you've killed them all. Vengeance is coming. The Vengeance TrilogyThe Blood of WhisperersThe Gods of ViceThe Grave at Storm's End For more from Devin Madson, check out:

The Reborn EmpireWe Ride the Storm
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   390g
ISBN:   9780316536868
ISBN 10:   0316536865
Series:   Vengeance
Pages:   384
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Devin Madson is an Aurealis Award-winning fantasy author from Australia. After some sucky teenage years, she gave up reality and is now a dual-wielding rogue who works through every tiny side-quest and always ends up too over-powered for the final boss. Anything but zen, Devin subsists on tea and chocolate and so much fried zucchini she ought to have turned into one by now. Her fantasy novels come in all shades of grey and are populated with characters of questionable morals and a liking for witty banter.

Reviews for The Blood of Whisperers (#1 Vengeance Trilogy)

Praise for Devin Madson: With prose that rises above most novels, Devin Madson paints evocative scenes to build an engaging story. Highly entertaining, We Ride the Storm is certainly worth your attention and Madson is an exciting new author in fantasy. --Mark Lawrence, author of Red Sister Intricate, compelling and vividly imagined, this is the first in a new quartet that I am hugely excited about. Visceral battles, complex politics and fascinating worldbuilding bring Devin's words to life. --Anna Stephens, author of Godblind on We Ride the Storm An utterly arresting debut, Storm's heart is in its complex, fascinating characters, each trapped in ever tightening snarls of war, politics and magic. Madson's sharp, engaging prose hauls you through an engrossing story that will leave you wishing you'd set aside enough time to read this all in one sitting. One of the best new voices in fantasy. --Sam Hawke, author of City of Lies on We Ride the Storm A brutal, nonstop ride through an empire built upon violence and lies, a story as gripping as it is unpredictable. Never shying away from the consequences of the past nor its terrible realities, Madson balances characters you want to love with actions you want to hate while mixing in adelightful amount of magic, political intrigue, and lore. This is not a book you'll be able to put down. --K. A. Doore, author of The Perfect Assassin on We Ride the Storm Darkly devious and gripping epic fantasy boasting complex characters, brutal battle and deadly intrigue. We Ride the Storm is breathtaking, brilliant and bloody -it grips you hard and does not let go. --Cameron Johnston, author of The Traitor God Madson has built a living, breathing world of Empire and fury. We Ride The Storm grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. --Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones Fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series will appreciate the feudal political maneuvering, shifting alliances, and visceral descriptions of combat and its aftermath in this series starter. --Booklist on We Ride the Storm

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