The Bitter Twins - The Winnowing Flame Trilogy 2 (Paperback)Jen Williams (author)
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**Winner of the British Fantasy Award 2019 for Best Fantasy Novel**
From Jen Williams, highly-acclaimed author of the Copper Cat trilogy and three-time British Fantasy Award finalist, comes the second novel in the electrifying Winnowing Flame trilogy - the sequel to The Ninth Rain. Epic fantasy for fans of Robin Hobb and Adrian Tchaikovsky.
'An absolute joy to read... jam-packed with breath-taking inventiveness' James Oswald
'Incredible heroines... incredible fantasy... Escapism at its finest' Stylist
The Ninth Rain has fallen. The Jure'lia are awake. Nothing can be the same again.
Tormalin the Oathless and the fell-witch Noon have their work cut out rallying the first war-beasts to be born in Ebora for three centuries. But these are not the great winged warriors of old. Hatched too soon and with no memory of their past incarnations, these onetime defenders of Sarn can barely stop bickering, let alone face an ancient enemy who grow stronger each day.
The key to uniting them, according to the scholar Vintage, may lie in a part of Sarn no one really believes exists - a distant island, mysteriously connected to the fate of two legendary Eborans who disappeared long ago.
But finding it will mean a perilous journey in a time of war, while new monsters lie in wait for those left behind.
Join the heroes of THE NINTH RAIN as they battle a terrible evil, the likes of which Sarn has never known.
What readers are saying about THE BITTER TWINS:
'The sequel to the brilliant Ninth Rain kicks it up a notch with more action, scarier monsters and a more expansive story'
'Be ready for some great reveals and twists that may break your heart, but that will overall leave you fist pumping the air'
'The world building continues to blow my mind
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 200 x 132 x 44 mm
Jam-packed with breathtaking inventiveness - giant flying bats! Dragons! Aliens! Vampires! In anyone else's hands, that might be an unholy mess, but somehow it just works brilliantly -- James Oswald
Williams brings her dark and immersive narrative to life with vivid descriptive passages, a great line in sarcastic humour and human insight * Guardian *
A triumphant return to the world of Sarn... wickedly entertaining and balances its humour at all times with an emotional sense of consequence for each of its characters * SciFiNow *
Pure fantasy fun * Starburst *
The story that started with The Ninth Rain gets even more epic in another slice of fresh, character-driven fantasy -- Peter Newman
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