King of Assassins

King of Assassins: (The Wounded Kingdom Book 3) The king is dead, long live the king...

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 09/08/2018
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***Look out forThe Bone Ships, the start of a new series by RJ Barker!***'Reveals its mysteries with the style of a magic show and the artful grace of a gifted storyteller' Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the WyldTHE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING . . .Many years of peace have passed in Maniyadoc, years of relative calm for the assassin Girton Club-Foot. Even the Forgetting Plague, which ravaged the rest of the kingdoms, seemed to pass them by. But now Rufra ap Vthyr eyes the vacant High-King's throne and will take his court to the capital, a rat's nest of intrigue and murder, where every enemy he has ever made will gather and the endgame of twenty years of politics and murder will be played out in his bid to become the King of all Kings.Friends become enemies, enemies become friends and the god of death, Xus the Unseen, stands closer than ever - casting his shadow over everything most dear to Girton.Praise for this trilogy'Outstanding . . . Kept me reading well into the early hours of the morning' James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost'Dead gods, dread magic, and a lead that feels like a breath of fresh air. Great fun' Peter Newman, author of The Vagrant'Readers will appreciate Barker's complex mythology and smoothly flowing plot' Publishers Weekly'Riddled with intrigue and dangerous magic, this is a hugely enjoyable debut' Jennifer Williams, author of The Copper Promise'A dark-humoured game of cat and mouse between assassins, with traitors on all sides' David Dalglish, author of the Shadowdance seriesThe Wounded Kingdom trilogy begins with AGE OF ASSASSINS, continues with BLOOD OF ASSASSINS and concludes with KING OF ASSASSINS.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356508580
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 359g
  • Dimensions: 200 x 137 x 32 mm

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King of Assassins
Oh RJ...
Oh RJ… King of Assassins is the final book in RJ Barker’s incredible Wounded Kingdom trilogy. “Incredible” Beth? Really? Yes really – there were so man... READ MORE
Bethan
King of Assassins
Absolutely brilliant!
Absolutely brilliant end to the trilogy! The character arcs over the series are fantastic. Who'd have ever thought I'd come to love Aydor so much. Such ... READ MORE
Katie Bruce
King of Assassins
Brilliant
Absolutely brilliant end to the trilogy! The character arcs over the series are fantastic. Who'd have ever thought I'd come to love Aydor so much. Such a b... READ MORE
Katie Bruce