Five Broken Blades: Discover the instant Sunday Times bestselling adventure fantasy debut taking the world by storm

by Mai Corland

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Five ruthless killers. Five deadly motives. One King - who must die. Six of Crows meets Kill Bill in a feast of treason and seduction set against a dazzling fantasy backdrop inspired by Korean myth and legend, from the team behind fantasy phenomenon, FOURTH WING.


'This dazzling fantasy has it all: a richly developed world, a captivating ensemble cast, and a twisty, action-packed quest' KAREN MCMANUS, #1 NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE OF US IS LYING

'Thrilling, addictive, and simply incredible. What a stunning debut!" THEA GUANZON, USA TODAY AND NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HURRICANE WARS

The king of Yusan must die.

The five most dangerous liars in the land have been mysteriously summoned to work together for a single objective: to kill the God King Joon.

He has it coming. Under his merciless immortal hand, the nobles flourish, while the poor and innocent are imprisoned, ruined . . . or sold.

And now each of the five blades will come for him. Each has tasted bitterness-from the hired hitman seeking atonement, a lovely assassin who seeks freedom, or even the prince banished for his cruel crimes. None can resist the sweet, icy lure of vengeance.

They can agree on murder.

They can agree on treachery.

But for these five killers - each versed in deception, lies, and betrayal - it's not enough to forge an alliance. To survive, they'll have to find a way to trust each other . . . but only one can take the crown.

Let the best liar win.

'With vivid worldbuilding and unforgettable characters, Five Broken Blades is a gripping, unputdownable read that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page!' LYNETTE NONI, #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PRISON HEALER TRILOGY

'The heist had me guessing until the very last page ... I absolutely loved this book. I couldn't put it down!' NISHA J TULI, AUTHOR OF THE TRIAL OF THE SUN QUEEN

(This book is) everything you want in a unlikely group of untrustworthy bad people getting together to pull of an impossible heist (or in this case, an assassination) story' REBECCA ROANHORSE, AUTHOR OF BLACK SUN

Goldsboro Books GSFF pick for May 2024. Featuring:

  • An exclusive blue colour-way jacket
  • Digitally sprayed edges
  • Artwork on the endpapers
  • Signed and numbered
  • ISBN10 1804186589
  • ISBN13 9781804186589
  • Publish Date 7 May 2024
  • Publish Status Active
  • Publish Country GB
  • Imprint Zaffre