The Black Song – Book Two of the Raven’s Blade – is released today in the US and Canada.
Ebook: amazon.com – Nook – iBooks – Kobo – Google Play – Books A Million
Hardcover: amazon.com – Barnes & Noble – Indiebound – Books A Million – Bookshop.org – Hudson Booksellers – Powell’s – Target – Walmart
Audiobook: audible.com – Apple Audiobooks – audiobooks.com – audiobookstore.com – Libro.fm
A matchless warrior is pitted against a near-God in the second epic installment of the Raven’s Blade series.
“It has long been our lot in life, brother, to do what others can’t.”
Vaelin Al Sorna was known across the realm as the greatest of warriors, but he thought battles were behind him. He was wrong. Prophecy and rumor led him across the sea to find a woman he once loved, and drew him into a war waged by the Darkblade, a man who believes himself a god—and one who has gathered a fanatical army that threatens all of the known world.
After a costly defeat by the Darkblade, Vaelin’s forces are shattered, while the self-proclaimed immortal and his army continue their terrible march. But during the clash, Vaelin regained some of the dark magic that once gave him unrivaled skill in battle. And though the fight he has been drawn into seems near unwinnable, the song that drives him now desires the blood of his enemy above all else…
“…expert worldbuilding, crackling dialogue, gripping action and subtle shifts on the political chessboard.” – Publisher’s Weekly.
For anyone who missed it, The Black Song released in the UK on July 28th.
UK ebook: amazon.co.uk – iBooks – Kobo – Google Play
UK hardcover: amazon.co.uk – Waterstones – Hive.co.uk – WH Smith – Wordery
UK audiobook: Audible.co.uk – Apple audiobooks
Thanks to everyone at Ace for helping to bring The Black Song into the world, particularly my editor Jessica Wade. Thanks also to my UK editor James Long and my agent Paul Lucas.
The Black Song the second and final book in The Raven’s Blade duology and, to answer an oft-asked question, it will be Vaelin’s last adventure… for the time being. I think he’s earned a break after everything I’ve put him through but, rest assured, he will be back eventually. In the meantime I have other stories to tell and new worlds to explore – watch this space for details to be announced in the near future.
August 10th, 2020 at 3:43 pm
Epic conclusion to this story, and very happy to hear we’ll be getting more Vaelin in the future!
August 12th, 2020 at 2:26 pm
Thanks, Robert. Much appreciated.
September 17th, 2020 at 5:50 pm
When can I expect the black song in german?? I’m so excited about it!
September 18th, 2020 at 1:37 pm
I’d expect it around August next year. Thanks for reading.