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For the killing of kings. #1 / Howard Andrew Jones.

Jones, Howard A., author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fosston Public Library SF JON (Text) 33500013021217 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library SF JON (Text) 33500013021209 New Checked out 09/06/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250006813
  • ISBN: 1250006813
  • Physical Description: 352 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Howard Andrew Jones' powerful world-building brings this epic fantasy to life in For The Killing of Kings, the first book of his new adventure-filled trilogy. Their peace was a fragile thing, but it had endured for seven years, mostly because the people of Darassus and the king of the Naor hordes believed his doom was foretold upon the edge of the great sword hung in the hall of champions. Unruly Naor clans might raid across the border, but the king himself would never lead his people to war so long as the blade remained in the hands of his enemies. But when squire Elenai's aging mentor uncovers evidence that the sword in their hall is a forgery she's forced to flee Darassus for her life, her only ally the reckless, disillusioned Kyrkenall the archer. Framed for murder and treason, pursued by the greatest heroes of the realm, they race to recover the real sword, only to stumble into a conspiracy that leads all the way back to the Darassan queen and her secretive advisors. They must find a way to clear their names and set things right, all while dodging friends determined to kill them - and the Naor hordes, invading at last with a new and deadly weapon" -- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

When not helping run his small family farm or spending time with his amazing wife and children, HOWARD ANDREW JONES can be found hunched over his laptop or notebook, mumbling about flashing swords and doom-haunted towers. He has worked variously as a TV cameraman, a book editor, a recycling consultant, and a college writing instructor. He assembled and edited 8 collections of Harold Lamb's historicals for the University of Nebraska Press, and served as Managing Editor of Black Gate. He edits the sword-and-sorcery magazine Tales From the Magician’s Skull, and serves as Executive Editor of the Perilous Worlds book imprint. He can be found online.
Howard's book lists include The Desert of Souls and its sequel, The Bones of the Old Ones and the Pathfinder Tales series.

Subject: Swords > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Fiction.
Kings and rulers > Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Fiction.
Clans > Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) > Fiction.
Courts and courtiers > Fiction.
Legends > Fiction.
Imaginary places > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles.
Kings and rulers.
Quests (Expeditions)
Swords.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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