Official cover art and back cover copy coming in the next few months! But feel free to share this poster if you like. I can't tell you too much else about the story at this point, but . . . just to pique your interest a bit, I will give a snippet from a ballad written by our own beloved Bard Eanrin:
The Ballad of Shadow Hand
As put to verse
by Eanrin, Bard and Chief Poet
King of Rudiobus
(Inscribed at the hand of Dame Imraldera,
who claims no part of these verses as her own)
O! Shadow Hand of Here and There,
Follow where you will
Your fickle, fleeing, fiery Fair
O'er woodlands, under hill.
She'll not be found save by the stone,
The stern and shining Bronze
Where Crooked stands the Mound alone
Thorn-clad and sharp with awns.
How pleasant are the Faerie folk
Who dwell beyond your time.
How pleasant are your aged Kinfolk
Of olden, swelt'ry clime.
But dark the tithe they pay, my son
To safely dwell beneath that sun!
Tell me what you think? Does this title sound fun? Do you recognize the name from any little hints dropped in previous books?