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Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice launch event

10 Sep, 2019 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

Official launch of the new illustrated 25th anniversary edition of Assassin’s Apprentice will be held at the University Book Store in Seattle on October the 1st at 7pm. Robin will be attending and signing copies of the book.

If you can’t get to the event, you can order a signed copy through their event page, just remember to request a signed copy in the comment! They ship internationally.

This new special hardcover edition features 10 full-colour illustrations by Magali Villeneuve and a new foreword from the author. The publisher plans to follow it up with illustrated editions of Royal Assassin and Assassin’s Quest.

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New editions of Cloven Hooves

1 Jun, 2019 filed under: Megan Lindholm, England/UK, France

A new paperback edition of the classic Megan Lindholm story Cloven Hooves is set to be published in August in the UK. The cover art has finally been made public, and the book is available for preordering (UK amazon, or bookdepository with free worldwide shipping).

Cloven Hooves is “contemporary” fantasy (although set several decades in the past at this point) and takes place in the US northwest. It was originally published in 1991 and the English language editions have been out of print for a long time. It was first published in French in 2004 as Le Dieu dans l’ombre—this June sees its third edtion in French with a new paperback from ActuSF.

A complete publication history and all the translations of this title can be found at the wiki.

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The Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice

1 Mar, 2019 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

A new US hardcover edition of Assassin’s Apprentice will be published later this year! This is a special illustrated edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beginning of Fitz’s tale. The publisher is DelRey and the book will feature 10 full-colour illustrations by Magali Villeneuve. This special edition will also feature a new foreword from the author. It is schedule to be published the 1st of October 2019 and is already available for preodering.

Preorder from bookdepository, amazon.co.uk, amazon.com.

All the various special (and regular!) editions of Assassin’s Apprentice are listed at the wiki.

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Reserve your Second Chances for March

11 Feb, 2019 filed under: Megan Lindholm, US

Unfettered III will be published on the 19th of March and with it there will be a new Megan Lindholm story. Second Chances is a dark ghost story set in the world of Reality TV. You can read an excerpt at tor.com.
The publisher of Unfettered III, Grim Oak Press, recently mentioned on a blog post that the first printing of the trade hardcover edition is set to 7500 copies and most of those are already reserved through various booksellers. Preordering now is wise if that’s the edition you want to own. Details on all the editions are listed at the wiki page. You can preorder from the publisher or from most major booksellers.

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Czech Rain Wild Chronicles

9 Dec, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, Czech

The Rain Wild Chronicles will be published in Czech by Fragment. The first part, Dračí strážce, was released on the 15th of November.

The book features wonderful original art on the front cover depicting Thymara and Sintara.

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