Steel crow saga. #1 / Paul Krueger.
- 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Moorhead Public Library||SF KRU (Text)||33500013143623||New||Checked out||12/07/2019|
|Moorhead Public Library||SF KRU (Text)||33500013143631||New||Checked out||11/18/2019|
|Hallock Public Library||KRU (Text)||35500006220139||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780593128220
- ISBN: 0593128222
- Physical Description: 516 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 
Four destinies collide in a unique fantasy world of war and wonders, where empire is won with enchanted steel and magical animal companions fight alongside their masters in battle. A band of rogues and royals should all be enemies, but unite for a common purpose: to defeat an unstoppable killer who defies the laws of magic. In this battle, they will forge unexpected bonds of friendship and love that will change their lives--and begin to change the world.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 September #1
*Starred Review* In a fantasy world influenced by Imperial Japan, China and the Philippines in the 1940s, and the culture and media of South Asia, the use of magic is divided into three branches: steelpacting, the manipulation of metal common to the formerly dominant power of Tomonda; shadepacting, a bonding with the souls of animals common to the newly liberated Empire of Shang and the Sanbu Republic; and the inward-focused healing and hexing powers of the country of Dahal. Four characters pass through the flux created by the overthrow of the Tomodan Empire. Jimuro is the highly sought-after heir to the Tomodan throne, and his reluctant bodyguard Tala is a Sanbunan sergeant whose violation of the laws of shadepacting have come back to haunt her. Two of their pursuers are the pipe-smoking Shang Princess Xiulan, currently in disguise as a detective, and her partner, the Jeongsonese thief Lee, whose natural instinct to look out for herself is at war with her developing feelings for the princess. With a well-realized world and strong characters, many of whom are queer, Krueger's novel will feel as fast-paced and exciting as its animated influences and leave the reader longing for more. Highly recommended for any fantasy fan. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Paul Krueger is a Filipino-American author. His first novel was the urban fantasy Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge. A lapsed Chicagoan, he may now be found literally herding cats in Los Angeles.
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