An exiled captain returns to help the son of the king who died under his protection in this rich and multi-layered first book in an action-packed new series.
Set in the same universe as the Crossroads Trilogy, Black Wolves begins a new, standalone trilogy in which two old people have to find and face the truth about their past, and three young people get caught up in the unexpected repercussions from a long-ago act of violence.
One early reader calls it: “a murder mystery at the heart of a political thriller wrapped up in an epic fantasy setting.”
Another likened the book to “Jane Austen’s Persuasion meets Dragon Age, played in family saga mode.”
3 November 2015
Orbit US, Hachette Book Group
“Sophisticated, multifaceted worldbuilding sparked by original flourishes, populated by characters we quickly come to care about and whose motivations drive intricate, absorbing conspiracies.” -Kirkus Review
“Black Wolves is a sweeping tale of loyalty and betrayal, ambition and intrigue, impelled by the mysteries that lie at its heart.”―Jacqueline Carey, bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Kushiel’s Legacy series
“Intricate, fascinating worldbuilding, twisty political intrigue, vivid characters to love and hate — this is Kate Elliott at the top of her epic fantasy game.”―Karen Miller, author of The Tarnished Crown series and Rogue Agent series
“On a vast, colorful canvas, Kate Elliott has drawn dozens of characters who act and react with poetry and grit. Lush and textured, by turns moving, exciting, playful, and contemplative, Black Wolves is a masterpiece that soars with an epic soul.”―Ken Liu, Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy award-winning author of the Grace of Kings
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2. PLEASE INCLUDE whether you are USA or International.
3. I will pick one USA and one International winner using a random number generator.
4. Giveaway ends 20 Sept., 10 PM Hawaii Time.