Jay Kristoff’s Kinslayer Countdown!

Hey guys! I’ve been busy, busy, busy at uni because it’s that time of the year again – finals! (Woop?) So unfortunately I have not been reading and updating, but I thought this would be a good time to post anyway. (I’m procrastinating, you know how it is.)

Check out the following countdown widgets for author Jay Kristoff’s Kinslayer, the second book in his The Lotus War series!

UK Version

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Hopefully this flash widget works, I’ve never placed one in a post before so you’ll have to forgive my n3wbi3 skillz. 

UPDATE: Yeah, so I can’t figure out how to embed the widget, so here’s a picture of the countdown for now. I WILL GOOGLE GOOGLE GOOGLE UNTIL I FIGURE IT OUT, so watch this space. I will make this thing work.

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About The Lotus War Book #2 – Kinslayer

The mad Shōgun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation’s broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion simultaneously – by endorsing a new Shōgun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead.

Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes by the Kagé rebellion. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father’s death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts is swelling beyond her power to control. Along with Buruu, Yukiko’s anchor is Kin, the rebel Guildsman who helped her escape from Yoritomo’s clutches. But Kin has his own secrets, and is haunted by visions of a future he’d rather die than see realized.

Kagé assassins lurk within the Shōgun’s palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A waif from Kigen’s gutters begins a friendship that could undo the entire empire. A new enemy gathers its strength, readying to push the fracturing Shima imperium into a war it cannot hope to survive. And across raging oceans, amongst islands of black glass, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat.

The ghosts of a blood-stained past.

KINSLAYER will be released on September 17, 2013, through Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press in the US,  Tor UK in the United Kingdom and PanMacMillan in Australia.

(This excerpt has been borrowed from Jay Kristoff’s official website.)

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