The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell

The Kingdom of LiarsThe Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell
Series: The Legacy of the Mercenary Kings #1
Publication Date: May 7, 2020
Publisher: Gollancz
Age Group: Adult
Genre: Fantasy
Price: £25.00 GBP Available

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Synopsis

In this brilliant debut fantasy, a story of secrets, rebellion, and murder are shattering the Hollows, where magic costs memory to use, and only the son of the kingdom’s despised traitor holds the truth.

Michael is branded a traitor as a child because of the murder of the king’s nine-year-old son, by his father David Kingman. Ten years later on Michael lives a hardscrabble life, with his sister Gwen, performing crimes with his friends against minor royals in a weak attempt at striking back at the world that rejects him and his family.

In a world where memory is the coin that pays for magic, Michael knows something is there in the hot white emptiness of his mind. So when the opportunity arrives to get folded back into court, via the most politically dangerous member of the kingdom’s royal council, Michael takes it, desperate to find a way back to his past. He discovers a royal family that is spiraling into a self-serving dictatorship as gun-wielding rebels clash against magically trained militia.

What the truth holds is a set of shocking revelations that will completely change the Hollows, if Michael and his friends and family can survive long enough to see it.


Special Edition Details

Goldsboro Science Fiction and Fantasy subscribers were given early access to purchase. It became available for general purchase on 16 April 2020.

Limited to 250 copies
Signed and numbered
ISBN: 9781473225619
UK hardcover edition