Heirs of the Blade (Shadows of the Apt 7)
by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Tor Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780230756991
Date: 07 October 2011 List Price £12.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
The seventh title in Adrian Tchaikovsky's seemingly unstoppable ongoing Shadows of the Apt fantasy series. Heirs of the Blade is the first of Tchaikovsky's books to be released in this chunky trade paperback paperback format by Tor UK, which is a solid sign of the success of this excellent series. No doubt an equally chunky mass market edition will follow in due course.
"She remembered how it felt to lose Salma, first to the wiles of the Butterfly-kinden girl, then to hear the news of his death, abandoned and alone in the midst of the enemy.
She remembered how it felt to see her father hacked to death before her eyes.
But of her murder of Achaeos, of the bite of her blade into his unsuspecting flesh, the wound that had sapped him and ruined him until he died, she remembered nothing, felt nothing. In such a vacuum, how could she possibly atone?
Tynisa is running, but she cannot escape the demons of her own mind. Amidst the fragmenting provinces of the Dragonfly Commonweal her past will at last catch up with her. Her fatherís ghost is hunting her down.
At the same time, the Wasp Empress, Seda, is on the move, her eyes on the city of Khanaphes, the fallen jewel of the anc"From release/information:
Product Description: HEIRS OF THE BLADE (TPB)