February 26, 2024

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Can’t Wait Wednesday -The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell #WOW

When magic cost you your memories, corruption comes with a quickness and redemption is hard to find. This spring the fatnasy debut from Nick Martell dives deep into both with Kingdom of Liars.

This meme is hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well! Find out more here. This week I bring you The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell.

The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell

Release Date:  May 5th, 2020

Publisher: Saga Press 

In this 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.

Kingdom of Liars By Nick Martell

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.

The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell




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