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The Spirit War

The Spirit War

Eli Monpress is vain. He’s cocky. And he’s a thief.

But he’s a thief who has just seen his bounty topped and he’s not happy about it. The bounty topper, as it turns out, is his best friend, bodyguard, and master swordsman, Josef. Who has been keeping secrets from Eli. Apparently, he’s the only prince of a rather feisty country and his mother (a formidable queen who’s every bit as driven and stubborn as he is) wants him to come home and do his duty, which means throwing over personal ambitions like proving he’s the greatest swordsman who ever lived.

Family drama aside, Eli and Josef have their hands full. The Spirit Court has been usurped by the Council of Thrones and someone calling herself the Immortal Empress is staging a massive invasion. But it’s not just politics — the Immortal Empress has a specific target in mind: Eli Monpress, the greatest thief in the world.
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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Action & Adventure

On Sale: June 5th 2012

Price: $4.99

Page Count: 544

ISBN-13: 9780316192927

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Praise

Praise for The Spirit Thief:

"Fans of Scott Lynch's Lies of Locke Lamora (2006) will be thrilled with Eli Monpress." - Booklist (Starred Review)

"A romp of a lighthearted fantasy starring an absolutely darling rogue." --- Publishers Weekly

"Full of humor and suspense, this action-packed fantasy adventure is highly enjoyable." --- SciFiChick.com

"A charming and fast-paced caper with intriguing worldbuilding and interesting characters." --- RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

" This book was a nice surprise and a complete winner for me. Rachel Aaron has written a fun story which can be best described as "Terry Brooks Meets Scott Lynch" in a lighter vein." --- Fantasy Book Critic

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