GODSGRAVE cover reveal!

Hello droogs!

The day has come, the hour is here! At last, I get to reveal the cover for GODSGRAVE, the second novel in the NEVERNIGHT CHRONICLE.

Like always, I’ll be giving away some booty (no, not that kind), so read on after the links!

First, the jacket copy:

A ruthless young assassin continues her journey for revenge in this new epic fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff.

Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her familia. And after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia begins to suspect the motives of the Red Church itself.

When it’s announced that Scaeva and Duomo will be making a rare public appearance at the conclusion of the grand games in Godsgrave, Mia defies the Church and sells herself to a gladiatorial collegium for a chance to finally end them. Upon the sands of the arena, Mia finds new allies, bitter rivals, and more questions about her strange affinity for the shadows. But as conspiracies unfold within the collegium walls, and the body count rises, Mia will be forced to choose between loyalty and revenge, and uncover a secret that could change the very face of her world.

Gladiators! Betrayal! Lashings of tastefully written smut! And yes, footnotes!

Second, the loot!

This contest is open internationally. It will run until March 31.

You can win a signed copy of Nevernight (your choice of cover), along with a signed audiobook of ILLUMINAE and GEMINA, just by tweeting, insta’ing or FBing something close to the following – pretty much just include the #godsgrave hashtag and link, so I can see you doing it:

The cover from  is live! Win signed loot and make with the clickies:

Third, Jay loves pre-orders!

If you’re super keen and really, truly wuv meeee, you can pre-order GODSGRAVE from the following awesome outlets:

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Indiebound

Powells

Book Depository

Finally, the cover!

Click the link below and behold the awesome. Huge thanks to the USA Today HEA crew for hosting the reveal, the amazing Jason Chan for his illustrative talents, and the incredible Meg Morely for her mad typographical skillz:

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GODSGRAVE Jacket Copy

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It is official. BEHOLD!

A ruthless young assassin continues her journey for revenge in this new epic fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff.

Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church hierarchy think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending the men who destroyed her familia; in fact, she’s told directly that Consul Scaeva is off limits. But after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia’s suspicions about the Red Church’s true motives begin to grow.

When it’s announced that Scaeva will be making a rare public appearance at the conclusion of the grand games in Godsgrave, Mia defies the Church and sells herself to a gladiatorial collegium for a chance to finally end the man who ended her world. Upon the sands of the arena, Mia finds new allies, bitter rivals, and more questions about her strange affinity for the shadows. But as conspiracies unfold within the collegium walls, and the body count rises, Mia will be forced to choose between love and revenge, and uncover a secret that could change the very face of her world.

Set in the world of Nevernight, which Publishers Weekly called “absorbing in its complexity and bold in its bloodiness,” Godsgrave will continue to thrill and satisfy fantasy fans everywhere.

GODSGRAVE is out September 5. You can preorder at the following links (aus links to come):

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Indiebound

Powells

Book Depository


Awardz

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Throw a snaga on the barbie, maaaate

Droogs, excellent news: NEVERNIGHT has been nominated for the prestigious David Gemmell legend award!

This is my second nomination for the Legend, the first being for STORMDANCER. I was a huge fan of Laird Gemmell’s work when I was a wee nipper, so being nominated for an award with his name on it is a huge honor.My inner nerd is doing small, uncoordinated cartwheels as we speak.

For those who don’t know, finalists for the Legend Award get a cool as fuuuuuck mini replica of Snaga, the Axe of Deathwalker (which features in Gemmell’s Legend series). My first mini snaga is pictured above. The winner of the Legend gets a bigger version – not quite life-sized, but big enough to get you arrested in airports.

So, if you’d like to arm me with a huge replica of a demonically possessed battle axe, click the link below to vote: ‪

VOTE

Also, NEVERNIGHT has been nominated for Best Fantasy in the 2017 Aurealis Awards, and GEMINA has been nominated in Best Young Adult and Best Science Fiction at the same show. GEMINA has also been nominated for the very prestigious Leading Edge Indie Awards, and a miiiiighty fancy LOCUS award.

And last but not least, along with its other accolades, ILLUMINAE just picked up a gong at the 2016 Cybils awards. Thanks to all the organizers and wonderful judges 🙂

Thanks for all your support!


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Cover reveal and synopsis coming soon, droogs 😀

 


GEMINA launch!

Droogs!

I have returned alive from our tour of the US promoting GEMINA, and have survived the Trumpocalypse. Hopefully you’re following me on other realms of social media where I’m way more active, and have been keeping up with the news, but just in case, I’m going to post a few pics of our amazing GEMINA launch party for the folks who couldn’t attend.

This was the single biggest show Amie and I have ever played, with almost 300 people packed into the Victoria State Library to help launch of our strange little bookthing. Huge thanks to Adele and all the crew at the Center for Youth Literature, as well as the mighty crew at our Australian publisher Allen & Unwin, along with the folks at SLV for loaning us the use of their digs.

There are more pics over on my facebook page. Enjoy!


GEMINA Audio Book!

So the GEMINA audiobook is also out today, and I can honestly say (having had nothing to do with the production) that it’s the best audiobook I’ve ever heard.

I’ve posted a sample of it below – if you’re into audio books, trust me, this is your jam.

You can buy it here:

Amazon (CD)
Barnes & Noble
(CD)
IndieBound
(CD)
Audible
(Download)

Sample below:

 


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