Cover Reveal: The House of Shattered Wings

We are delighted to reveal the stunning cover for Aliette de Bodard’s The House of Shattered Wings. This is a superb murder-mystery on an epic scale, set against the fall out of a war in heaven. For such an epic novel we needed a suitably epic cover.

About The House of Shattered Wings:

Paris in the aftermath of the Great Magicians War. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black, thick with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens retain their irrepressible appetite for novelty and distraction, and The Great Houses still vie for dominion over France’s once grand capital.

House Silverspires, previously the leader of those power games, now lies in disarray. Its magic is ailing; its founder, Morningstar, has been missing for decades; and now something from the shadows stalks its people inside their very own walls.

Within the House, three very different people must come together: a naive but powerful Fallen, an alchemist with a self-destructive addiction, and a resentful young man wielding spells from the Far East. They may be Silverspires’ salvation; or the architects of its last, irreversible fall . . .

Are you ready for the incredible cover?

House of Shattered Wings

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The House of Shattered Wings is out in trade paperback, eBook and audio download on the 20th August 2015.