Gods meddle in the fates of men, men play with the fates of gods, and a pretender must be cast down from the throne.
Ann Leckie made history with ANCILLARY JUSTICE, winning every major genre award and changing the landscape of science fiction forever.
THE RAVEN TOWER is her triumphant fantasy debut that will entrance readers of N. K. Jemisin, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Ursula K. Le Guin.
COMING FEBRUARY 2019
Ann Leckie is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and British Science Fiction Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice, and its Locus Award-winning sequel Ancillary Sword. She has also published short stories in Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy. Her story “Hesperia and Glory” was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton.
“The author of four award-winning and critically acclaimed space operas aims her philosophical musings about politics, power, and revenge at a new subgenre: epic fantasy.”
— Kirkus (starred review)
“This impressive piece of craftsmanship cements Leckie’s place as a powerful voice in both SF and fantasy.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A powerhouse epic of humans and gods at war, deeply imagined and profoundly thrilling. There are echoes of Shakespeare and Le Guin in The Raven Tower, but its strange dark brilliance could only have come from Ann Leckie.”
—Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians
“I've been reading fantasy my whole life. After all these years, it's a delight to read something so different, so wonderful and strange.”
—Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind
“A gripping story that's one part mystery, one part a new history of the world, The Raven Tower is an incredible fantasy, told by one of the most unique voices I've had the privilege of reading.”
—S. A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass
“The Raven Tower is a unique, intricate fantasy set in a fascinating world of gods who are at once formidable and vulnerable. Original and powerful – I loved it. Highly recommended for fans of N. K. Jemisin or Guy Gavriel Kay.”
—Django Wexler, author of The Thousand Names
“Earthsea's elegance meets Sanderson's clever magic in this talon-sharp saga of divinity and revenge. Ann Leckie is unstoppable.”
—Seth Dickinson, author of The Traitor Baru Cormorant