#WaitingOnWednesday: Bane and Shadow

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted  by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Title: Bane and Shadow
Series: Empire of Storms #2
Author: Jon Skovron
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 23rd Feb 2017

A killer adventure fantasy follow-up to HOPE AND RED, set in a fracturing empire spread across savage seas, where two young people from different cultures find common purpose.

Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he becomes increasingly embroiled in palace politics, he learns that even life among the nobility can be deadly.

While terrorizing imperial ships as the pirate Dire Bane, Hope stumbles onto a biomancer plot of such horrifying scope that it makes even the massacre of her childhood village seem small in comparison.

With the biomancers tightening their grip of fear over the empire, Hope and Red struggle to fill their new roles and responsibilities, but the cost will be greater than any of them realize.

"Hope and Red" was one of my favourite reads of 2016 (my review). It was epic. So I am super excited for the sequel!!! Again this sounds like it's going to be a butt kicking, thrilling adventure. I can't wait to see where the author is going to take our two main characters.

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