The Lost Metal

The Lost Metal: A Mistborn Novel

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Hardback Published on: 15/11/2022
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The Lost Metal
As if Indiana Jones or Sherlock Holmes were in a gun-slinging fantasy world.
This book (and series) is very enjoyable. Think 'Indiana Jones' adventure meets 'Sherlock Holmes' in a steampunk, western-like gunslinging fantasy world wi... READ MORE
Loricha Honer
The Lost Metal
"From now on, the gloves are off."
This novel was of course written for fans of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series, but also his other fantasy works and series, and this brief review is fro... READ MORE
Jesse at Eastbourne


Return to #1 New York Times bestseller Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn world of Scadrial as its second era, which began with The Alloy of Law, comes to its earth-shattering conclusion in The Lost Metal.

For years, frontier lawman turned big-city senator Waxillium Ladrian has hunted the shadowy organization the Set - with his late uncle and his sister among their leaders - since they started kidnapping people with the power of Allomancy in their bloodlines. When Detective Marasi Colms and her partner Wayne find stockpiled weapons bound for the Outer City of Bilming, this opens a new lead. Conflict between Elendel and the Outer Cities only favors the Set, and their tendrils now reach to the Elendel Senate - whose corruption Wax and Steris have sought to expose - and Bilming is even more entangled.

After Wax discovers a new type of explosive that can unleash unprecedented destruction and realizes that the Set must already have it, an immortal kandra serving Scadrial's god reveals that Harmony's power is blocked in Bilming. That means the city has fallen under the influence of another god: Trell, worshipped by the Set. And Trell isn't the only factor at play from the larger Cosmere - Marasi is recruited by offworlders with strange abilities who claim their goal is to protect Scadrial... at any cost.

Harmony's vision of future possibilities comes to an abrupt halt tomorrow night, with only blackness after that. It's a race against time, and Wax must choose whether to set aside his rocky relationship with God and once again become the Sword that Harmony has groomed him to be. If no one steps forward to be the hero Scadrial needs, the planet and its millions of people will come to a sudden and calamitous ruin.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781473215269
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 780g
  • Dimensions: 238 x 160 x 50 mm

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The Lost Metal
Storytelling at its finest
Whenever anyone has asked me what my favourite fantasy books are over the past few years, it has always been, without any hesitation, the Mistborn series b... READ MORE