Kinslayer

The Lotus War Book Two

The Lotus War (Volume 2)

Jay Kristoff

St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

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Kinslayer is Book Two in Jay Kristoff's critically acclaimed Lotus War series that began with Stormdancer, featuring an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original Japanese dystopian steampunk world

 

A SHATTERED EMPIRE 
The mad Shōgun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The toxic blood lotus flower continues to ravage the land, the deadlands splitting wider by the day. The machine-worshippers of the Lotus Guild conspire to renew the nation’s broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion simultaneously - by endorsing a new Shōgun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead.

A DARK LEGACY
Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes by the Kagé rebellion. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father’s death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts is swelling beyond her power to control. Along with Buruu, Yukiko’s anchor is Kin, the rebel Guildsman who helped her escape from Yoritomo’s clutches. But Kin has his own secrets, and is haunted by visions of a future he’d rather die than see realized.

A GATHERING STORM
Kagé assassins lurk within the Shōgun’s palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A waif from Kigen’s gutters begins a friendship that could undo the entire empire. A new enemy gathers its strength, readying to push the fracturing Shima imperium into a war it cannot hope to survive. And across raging oceans, amongst islands of black glass, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat.

 

The ghosts of a blood-stained past.

 

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Jay Kristoff

JAY KRISTOFF grew up in the most isolated capital city on earth and fled at his earliest convenience, although he’s been known to trek back for weddings of the particularly nice and funerals of the particularly wealthy. Being the holder of an arts degree, he has no education to speak of.  He is six feet seven inches and has approximately 13,520 days to live. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and the world’s laziest Jack Russell Terrier. 

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Kinslayer
The Lotus War Book Two
Jay Kristoff

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
9/2/2014
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250053947
ISBN10: 1250053943
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 480 pages
$15.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250001412
ISBN10: 1250001412
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 464 pages, Includes 2 maps
$25.99

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250022943
ISBN10: 1250022940
464 pages
$12.99
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