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Cover & Synopsis: “The Tyrant’s Law” by Daniel Abraham

Here’s the cover art and synopsis of the upcoming novel The Tyrant’s Law by Daniel Abraham.

Here’s the synopsis:

The great war cannot be stopped.

The tyrant Geder Palliako begins a conquest aimed at bringing peace to the world, though his resources are stretched too thin. When things go poorly, he finds a convenient target among the thirteen races and sparks a genocide.

Clara Kalliam, freed by having fallen from grace, remakes herself as a “loyal traitor” and starts building an underground resistance movement that seeks to undermine Geder through those closest to him.

Cithrin bel Sarcour is apprenticing in a city that’s taken over by Antea, and uses her status as Geder’s one-time lover to cover up an underground railroad smuggling refugees to safety.

And Marcus Wester and Master Kit race against time and Geder Palliako’s soldiers in an attempt to awaken a force that could change the fate of the world.

Book info as per Amazon US [Also available via Amazon UK]:

  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Orbit (May 14, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 0316080705
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316080705

The Tyrant’s Law the 3rd book in the The Dagger and the Coin series:

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