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Cover & Synopsis: “The Republic of Thieves” by Scott Lynch

Here’s the cover art and synopsis of the upcoming novel The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch, the third book in the Gentleman Bastards sequence.

Here’s the synopsis:

After their adventures on the high seas, Locke and Jean are brought back to earth with a thump. Jean is mourning the loss of his lover and Locke must live with the fallout of crossing the all-powerful magical assassins the Bonds Magi. It is a fall-out that will pit both men against Locke’s own long lost love. Sabetha is Locke’s childhood sweetheart, the love of Locke’s life and now it is time for them to meet again. Employed on different sides of a vicious dispute between factions of the Bonds Sabetha has just one goal – to destroy Locke for ever. The Gentleman Bastard sequence has become a literary sensation in fantasy circles and now, with the third book, Scott Lynch is set to seal that success.

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Hardcover: 800 pages
  • Publisher: Spectra (October 10, 2013 in the UK and Commonwealth and October 8, 2013 in the US.)
  • ISBN-10: 0553804693
  • ISBN-13: 978-0553804690
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6 Comments on Cover & Synopsis: “The Republic of Thieves” by Scott Lynch

  1. Is it really being released finally? We’ve had a lot of announced dates with this one…

  2. yay for a release date, this one actually seems realistic.

    I hope that’s the final cover art, i really like it.

  3. They’ve had that release date up for a while, but it’s not official yet. (I am a buzzkill, I know. But someone’s gotta stalk this book so it might as well be me!)

  4. So, is the thinking now September for the release? Amazon still have July 2013 and are promoting it as that date – they sent one of their regular emails to me only this week saying ‘future releases you might be interested in’ – I got really happy there for one moment! Damn. I could possibly explode with anticipation – which won’t be pretty!
    Lynn 😀

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