Harbinger of the Storm: Obsidian & Blood, Book 2
by Aliette de Bodard
Angry Robot Mass Market Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780857660763
Date: 25 January 2011 List Price £5.14 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Uncorrected Proof Copy: One of the most up-and-coming authors of the moment, Aliette de Bodard's Harbinger of the Storm, set in the blood-soaked midst of Aztec socitiety was described by Elizabeth Bear as "A riveting story of murder, magic, and sibling rivalry". The author now brings us a second instalment entitled Harbinger of the Storm, published this month by Angry Robot.
"The year is Two House and the Mexica Empire teeters on the brink of destruction, lying vulnerable to the flesh-eating star-demons – and to the return of their creator, a malevolent goddess only held in check by the Protector God's power.
The council is convening to choose a new emperor, but when a councilman is found dead, only Acatl, High Priest of the Dead, can solve the mystery.
When he hears rumours of a sinister cabal of sorcerors he must face up to demons, not all of them his own."