For everyone who’s been wondering when my next novel is coming out, I’ve got good news: it already has! And to starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal, and high praise from the Washington Post and NPR, among others.

Last year, under the alias of Alex Marshall, I published A Crown for Cold Silver, the first volume in The Crimson Empire trilogy. It is the summation of a lifetime love affair with epic fantasy, and while it’s something of a departure from my earlier projects I suspect fans of the former will appreciate the latter and vice versa. It’s my first novel to come out in hardcover, too, as well as trade paperback, ebook, and a most excellent audio book. In addition to the English language editions from Orbit is is available or forthcoming in German, Dutch, and Russian.

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