Time to reveal the UK cover for the second book in The Age of Madness trilogy, The Trouble With Peace…
Design once more by Tomás Almeida. And the cover copy…
Savine dan Glokta, once Adua’s most powerful investor, finds her judgement, fortune and reputation in tatters. But she still has all her ambitions, and no scruple will be permitted to stand in her way.
For heroes like Leo dan Brock and Stour Nightfall, only happy with swords drawn, peace is an ordeal to end as soon as possible. But grievances must be nursed, power seized and allies gathered first, while Rikke must master the power of the Long Eye . . . before it kills her.
The Breakers still lurk in the shadows, plotting to free the common man from his shackles, while noblemen bicker for their own advantage. Orso struggles to find a safe path through the maze of knives that is politics, only for his enemies, and his debts, to multiply.
The old ways are swept aside, and the old leaders with them, but those who would seize the reins of power will find no alliance, no friendship, and no peace, lasts forever.
I for one CANNOT WAIT. It’s being published on September 15th in the UK, in hardback, ebook, and audio read by Steven Pacey. You can preorder via this global smart link which should send you to your local retailers, by following the relevant links on its book page, or you can preorder the Waterstones signed edition (including an exclusive short story) over here.
As with A Little Hatred, The US edition from Orbit will have a very different cover treatment but should be available on the same day. More on that very shortly…
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