Tor/Forge Mass Market December 2016 by Macmillan

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t o r fa n ta s y decemb er 2 0 1 6 dave duncan speak to the devil an awesome new adventure of brotherhood and magic from beloved fantasist dave duncan as the old country dobkov begins to form national armies the days of feudal chivalry are fading but otto magnus is still baron his brothers include the ambitious anton and the amiable youth wulf unable to seek fortune as a knight errant anton has enlisted with a band of hussars with wulf as his servant there s still magic in dobkov rituals performed by speakers who believe the voices they hear belong to saints but many outsiders think it s a form of satanism so speakers guard their identity closely anton is not a speaker but wulf is on-sale date 12/6/2016 isbn-13 9780765363343 ebook isbn 9781429948135 price $8.99 $12.99 can anxious to impress the court anton exhibits spectacular horsemanship at a royal hunt with a little boost from wulf two nights later the king s chief minister offers him anything he could dream of if he takes command of a strategic fortress at cardice anton wants nothing to do with this but wulf s voices tell him that he should accept the charge the result is a harrowing cross-country ride with astonishing results pages 384 spine 0.938 in key selling points ctn count 48 sf subgenre swashbuckling humorous invented world fantasywith-a-brain duncan s prose style is quick and compelling and will appeal to young adult audiences since the overall aspect of his series has a robert jordanfeel one of his big fans is #1 new york times bestselling ya novelist rainbow rowell several of duncan s books have appeared on the locus bestseller list the list includes the sir stalwart paperback 10 on 2/00 list the lords of the firelands paperback 6 on 12/00 list the sky of swords paperback 10 on 12/01 list the paragon lost hardcover 8 on 1/03 list and the impossible odds paperback 9 on 1/05 list cpda/cat 32/fantasy origin tor hc 5/10 978-0-7653-2347-7 author home victoria british columbia canada ma rketing digital outreach through twitter facebook and the tor/forge blog national print advertising in genre publications duncan s storytelling has never been better [than in this superb fantasy how the children of celebre reunite makes for a captivating adventure-filled story publishers weekly starred review on children of chaos inventive labyrinthine witty and thoroughly engaging duncan rarely disappoints and here he out swashbuckles himself 8