The Justice of Kings (Empire of the Wolf, #1)

by Richard Swan

2 of 5 stars 2 ratings • 1 review • 6 shelved 2022 Fantasy Pick
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The Justice of Kings, the first in a new epic fantasy trilogy, follows the tale of Sir Konrad Vonvalt, an Emperor’s Justice – a detective, judge and executioner all in one. As he unravels a web of secrets and lies, Vonvalt discovers a plot that might destroy his order once and for all – and bring down the entire Empire. 

As an Emperor's Justice, Sir Konrad Vonvalt always has the last word. His duty is to uphold the law of the empire using whatever tools he has at his disposal: whether it's his blade, the arcane secrets passed down from Justice to Justice, or his wealth of knowledge of the laws of the empire. But usually his reputation as one of the most revered—and hated—Justices is enough to get most any job done. 

When Vonvalt investigates the murder of a noblewoman, he finds his authority being challenged like never before. As the simple case becomes more complex and convoluted, he begins to pull at the threads that unravel a conspiracy that could see an end to all Justices, and a beginning to lawless chaos across the empire. 

  • ISBN13 9781549166372
  • Publish Date 22 February 2022
  • Publish Status Forthcoming
  • Publish Country US
  • Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
  • Imprint Hachette Audio
  • Format Audiobook
  • Language English