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Court of Broken Knives - (Empires of Dust) by Anna Smith-spark (Paperback)

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"In this dark and gripping debut fantasy that Miles Cameron called "gritty and glorious!" the exiled son of the king must fight to reclaim his throne no matter the cost. It is the richest empire the world has ever known, and it is also doomed. Governed by an imposturous Emperor, decadence has blinded its inhabitants to their vulnerability. The Yellow Empire is on the verge of invasion--and only one man can see it. Haunted by prophetic dreams, Orhan has hired a company of soldiers to cross the desert toreach the capital city. Once they enter the Palace, they have one mission: kill the Emperor, then all those who remain. Only from the ashes can a new empire be built. The company is a group of good, ordinary soldiers, for whom this is a mission like anyother. But the strange boy Marith who walks among them is no ordinary soldier. Young, ambitious, and impossibly charming, something dark hides in Marith's past--and in his blood Dark and brilliant, dive into this new fantasy series for readers looking for epic battle scenes, gritty heroes, and blood-soaked revenge"--
Number of Pages: 496.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Empires of Dust
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Author: Anna Smith-spark
Language: English
Street Date: August 15, 2017
TCIN: 52769525
UPC: 9780316511421
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-4817

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