RELEASED 25 JUNE 560 pages | Paperback/ebook

Author HG Parry

Publisher Orbit

Author HG Parry Publisher Orbit

user. Thinking? No, this is no pulpy thrill-ride. It tells of the experiences of a handful of historical characters – Pitt, William Wilberforce, Maximilien Robespierre and Camille Desmoulins – and a fictional one, enslaved woman Fina. In this alternate history some humans have magical powers, though they’ve been restricted since the “Vampire Wars”, and the story is really one of quests for liberty, for commoners to be able to work magic, the rights of the working classes, tangled up with immortal powerplays. It’s subtle rather than bombastic, yet still compelling.

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