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The Red Stained Wings (#2 Lotus Kingdoms)

Elizabeth Bear



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Tor U.K.
28 May 2019
Fantasy; Epic Fantasy; Sword & Sorcery; Science Fantasy; Witches & Wizards; Steampunk Sci-Fi; Mercenaries Fantasy
The sequel to The Stone in the Skull takes the Gage into desert lands under a deadly sky to answer the riddle of the Stone in the Skull.

The Gage and the Dead Man brought a message from the greatest wizard of Messaline to the ruling queen of Sarathai, one of the Lotus Kingdoms. But the message was a riddle, and the Lotus Kingdoms are at war.

Elizabeth Bear created her secondary world of the Eternal Sky in her highly praised novel The Range of Ghosts and its sequels. She continued it the first book of the Lotus Kingdoms, The Stone in the Skull.
By:   Elizabeth Bear
Imprint:   Tor U.K.
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   2
Dimensions:   Height: 241mm,  Width: 158mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   568g
ISBN:   9780765380159
ISBN 10:   0765380153
Series:   Lotus Kingdoms
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   28 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

ELIZABETH BEAR was the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2005. She has won two Hugo Awards for her short fiction. Bear lives in South Hadley, MA.

Reviews for The Red Stained Wings (#2 Lotus Kingdoms)

Praise for The Red-Stained Wings Satifyingly complex sequel to The Stone in the Skull. --Publishers Weekly Praise for The Stone in the Skull Elizabeth Bear sweeps the reader into a world of ravishing detail. --Huffington Post Amazing worldbuilding, gloriously precise prose, and excellent pacing. --Tor.com The Eternal Sky trilogy is one of the great fantasy epics of the last decade, and Bear triumphantly returns to that setting. --Library Journal Glorious and dramatic. --Publishers Weekly, starred review The plot hews closely to the whole band-of-rogues-assemble-to-fight-stronger-band-of-foes . . . Bear noodles around that trope like a jazz master and takes the story to some interesting places . . . --Locus This is a promising beginning indeed for an epic . . . and it will no doubt be a magnificent journey. --Booklist A panoramic drama that grabs and grips from Page 1 . . . vivid, absorbing, and thrilling. --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Clever and beautifully written. --Elitist Book Reviews A thoughtful, richly complex, humane work eloquently told and elegantly constructed. --Fantasy Literature Enchanting. --The Illustrated Page

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