Hinterland: Book Two of the Godslayer Chronicles

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In war-torn Myrillia, an ominous artifact is found. It is a skull, twisted and corrupted by dark Graces-the work of the evil, demonic Cabal set on destroying the Nine Lands. Former Shadowknight Tylar must unravel the mystery of the skull before all of Myrillia is threatened.

But the Cabal is not the only danger. Tylar returns to the Citadel and regains his knighthood-and forces out of Ice Eyrie launch an attack trapping Tylar and the Shadowknights. More terrible is an ancient threat rising out of the dark depths of the Citadel itself.

To save the Nine Lands, Tylar must enter the Hinterland, the desolate territory beyond the blessed Lands, where rogue gods roam and dark Graces flow-and from which no Shadowknight has ever returned..

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James Clemen's unique works of fantasy have earned him comparisons to such luminaries as R. A. Salvatore and George R.R. Martin. He he continues his acclaimed Godslayer series, in which a fallen knight seeks to regain his honor—even as the forces of evil lure him toward certain doom...

Following a Battle of Myrrwood, darkness again stirs, and all of Myrillia is held in the grip of unease. Far to the south, an ominous artifact is found: a skull, twisted and corrupted by dark Graces. It is the skull of god—and the work of the Cabal, a faction of daemonic naethryn intent on destroying the Nine Lands. But what does it mean? Tylar, former knight and new regent to Chrismferry, must unravel the mystery of the skull before all of Myrillia is threatened.

But the Cabal is not the only danger. To mend a growing rift at Tashijan, Tylar returns to the Citadel of the Shadowknights. A mid much pop and ceremony, Tylar regains his knighthood—but it is a trap. Ravening forces out of Ice Eyrie launch a siege against Tashijan, trapping Tylar and the Shadowknights. More terrible is the threat rising out of the bowels of the Citadel—from an order of daemonic knights whose Grace has been corrupted.

To save the Nine Lands, Tylar must enter the Hinterland, the desolate territory beyond the blessed lands, where rogue gods roam and dark Graces flow—and from which no Shadowknight has ever returned....

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Praise for Shadowfall Book One of the Godslayer Chronicles

"A compelling tale filled with richly developed characters." — Library Journal (starred review)

"James Clemens once again sets the standard of excellence for fantasy." — Midwest Book review

"A dazzling new entry in the world of epic fantasy. The plot is byzantine in its complexity, the characters are rich and fully realized, and the system of magic...is both fascinating and innovative...Shadowfall is likely to become a favorite of fantasy lovers worldwide." — SFRevu

Praise for the Enthralling Fantasy of JAMES CLEMENS

"Grabs at your heart and tears a little hole, then tears another, and another—a brutal and beautiful ride." — R. A. Salvatore

"I loved every page. Clemens has constructed a world of magic that's never been seen before, with a cast of beings who are so engaging and entrancing that you never want the story to end" — John Saul

"Clemens demonstrates considerable skill at combining swift pacing with character development." — Library Journal

"Fresh, sparky details and enough plot convolutions to keep fans coming back for more." — Kirkus Reviews

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