Cold Magic

By Alis Rasmussen (Trade Paperback, 2010)
From one of the genre's finest writers comes a bold new epic fantasy in which science and magic are locked in a deadly struggle.

It is the dawn of a new age... The Industrial Revolution has begun, factories are springing up across the country, and new technologies are transforming in the cities. But the old ways do not die easy.

Cat and Bee are part of this revolution. Young women at college, learning of the science that will shape their future and ignorant of the magics that rule their families. But all of that will change when the Cold Mages come for Cat. New dangers lurk around every corner and hidden threats menace her every move. If blood can't be trusted, who can you trust?
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    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $15.00 US/$17.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316080859

    • On Sale Date: 09/09/2010

    • Publisher: Orbit

    • Imprint: Orbit

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Mass Market, Electronic Book

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From one of the genre's finest writers comes a bold new epic fantasy in which science and magic are locked in a deadly struggle.

It is the dawn of a new age... The Industrial Revolution has begun, factories are springing up across the country, and new technologies are transforming in the cities. But the old ways do not die easy.

Cat and Bee are part of this revolution. Young women at college, learning of the science that will shape their future and ignorant of the magics that rule their families. But all of that will change when the Cold Mages come for Cat. New dangers lurk around every corner and hidden threats menace her every move. If blood can't be trusted, who can you trust?

Kate Elliott is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the Novels of the Jaran and, most recently, the Crossroads fantasy series. King's Dragon, the first novel in the Crown of Stars series, was a Nebula Award finalist; The Golden Key (with Melanie Rawn and Jennifer Roberson) was a World Fantasy Award finalist. Born in Oregon, she lives in Hawaii. Find out more about the author at www.kateelliott.com or on twitter @KateElliottSFF.

  • "The whole cold magic concept got me shivering...I don't think I've ever run across anything like it...but the characters, the mysteries, the background history, the cultural complexity,  were all so intriguing I couldn't stop reading. " --- Elizabeth Moon

    "A broad, adventurous novel that draws successfully from historical fiction, SF, and even romance writing in creating its background and interpersonal tensions." --- Science Fiction Chronicle on Sword of Heaven

    "Beautifully descriptive passages oozing with texture, taste, and even aroma." --- SFX

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Cold Magic
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Price: $15.00 US/$17.00 CAN
  • Pages: 544
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316080859
  • On Sale Date: 09/09/2010
Cold Magic