Waiting on Wednesday – The Shadow Saint by Gareth Hanrahan

May 1, 2019

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme that was originated at Breaking the Spine, now hosted at Wishful Endings. It’s a weekly feature that lets us share our excitement for books coming out soon.

You know what? I don’t even need to finish the first sentence of the blurb to know I want to read this books “Thieves, dangerous magic, and a weapon built with the power to destroy a god”. Yup, sold. Plus I really enjoyed the first in the series.

The Shadow Saint by Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan
Also by this author: The Gutter Prayer
Published by Orbit on January 9, 2020
Pages: 480

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Thieves, dangerous magic, and a weapon built with the power to destroy a god clash in this second novel of Gareth Hanrahan’s acclaimed epic fantasy series, The Black Iron Legacy.

Enter a city of spires and shadows . . .

The Gutter Miracle changed the landscape of Guerdon forever. Six months after it was conjured into being, the labyrinthine New City has become a haven for criminals and refugees.

Rumors have spread of a devastating new weapon buried beneath the streets – a weapon with the power to destroy a god. As Guerdon strives to remain neutral, two of the most powerful factions in the godswar send agents into the city to find it.

As tensions escalate and armies gather at the borders, how long will Guerdon be able to keep its enemies at bay?

The Shadow Saint continues the gripping tale of dark gods and dangerous magic that began with Hanrahan’s acclaimed debut The Gutter Prayer.

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