You can now download Chapters 1-7 of The Emperor’s Blades for Nook, Kindle, iPad, or your preferred e-reader, absolutely free! Brian Staveley’s new fantasy is the first book in his Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne series, available from Tor Books in January 2014!
The emperor of Annur is dead, slain by enemies unknown. His daughter and two sons, scattered across the world, do what they must to stay alive and unmask the assassins.
Kaden, the heir to the Unhewn Throne, has spent eight years sequestered in a remote mountain monastery, learning the enigmatic discipline of monks devoted to the Blank God. An ocean away, Valyn endures the brutal training of the Kettral, elite soldiers who fly into battle on gigantic black hawks. At the heart of the empire, Minister Adare, elevated to her station by one of the emperor’s final acts, is determined to prove herself to her people. Will their quest for justice come at the cost of their own destinies?
Chapters 1-7 are available now in the US and many other territories from the retailers below, or your favorite ebook provider!