The Ninth Rain

The Ninth Rain

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 13/07/2017
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The Ninth Rain
Action-packed fantasy adventure
I've read a fair few fantasy novels and I don't think I've ever read anything quite like this before, so brownie points for Jen Williams for doing somethin... READ MORE
Kelly ann at Bluewater


The great city of Ebora once glittered with gold. Now its streets are stalked by wolves.

Tormalin the Oathless has no taste for sitting around waiting to die while the realm of his storied ancestors falls to pieces - talk about a guilt trip. Better to be amongst the living, where there are taverns full of women and wine.

When eccentric explorer, Lady Vincenza 'Vintage' de Grazon, offers him employment, he sees an easy way out.

Even when they are joined by a fugitive witch with a tendency to set things on fire, the prospect of facing down monsters and retrieving ancient artefacts is preferable to the abomination he left behind.

But not everyone is willing to let the Eboran empire collapse, and the adventurers are quickly drawn into a tangled conspiracy of magic and war.

For the Jure'lia are coming, and the Ninth Rain must fall...

Jen Williams, acclaimed author of The Copper Cat trilogy, featuring The Copper Promise, The Iron Ghost and The Silver Tide, returns with the first in a blistering new trilogy.

'Williams excels at eldritch world-building' - Guardian

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472235183
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Weight: 380g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 38 mm

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The Ninth Rain
Yet another display of Jen Williams’ apparently inexhaustible imagination
In The Ninth Rain, first in The Winnowing Flame Trilogy, Jen Williams brings a fresh and unique story to the fantasy genre; a book that strides across epic... READ MORE
The Ninth Rain
Underrated gem
This book is one of the best things I have ever read. Then why give it 4 stars and not 5? Well, because the first 24% of it was agonisingly slow. Then lite... READ MORE
Milica S.
The Ninth Rain
The Ninth Rain has everything a fantasy book should have: magic, flawed heroes, vicious villains and a complex world. Plus witches, war-beasts, behemoths, ... READ MORE
Karina Webster