THE FAMINE CYCLE
city of whispers
Her hunt for the truth will sow the seeds of chaos…
Magic has been leashed and tamed. Relations between the Four Realms are calm and stable. The spirits and gods of their ancestors are quiet and rarely seen.
But something is about to break the balance.
Amid a terrible drought, Airene and her companions struggle to survive. Hunters and sellers of any rumor that will turn a profit, they're just looking to put coin in their pockets and food on the table.
But when their king disappears, Airene can’t turn down the opportunity, however slim their chances for success. If they find the Despot's murderer, their fame and fortune will be made.
But the hunt launches Airene and her companions into a game of politics and intrigue they don't yet understand. Friends and foes alike hold their motivations close and threaten as well as aid. Amidst the throes of political machinations and struggles for power, threats descend on them from all sides.
And all the while, an ancient enemy stirs and threatens to consume them all…
A tale of political intrigue, magic, and mystery, City of Whispers catapults readers into the riveting world of The Famine Cycle. Readers of Robin Hobb, The Lies of Locke Lamora, and Mistborn will love this epic fantasy trilogy!
A nobleman is murdered. A new power is stirring in the city. The hunt for the truth begins…
Airene is a merchant of rumors and seller of secrets, profiting off of others’ misfortunes and misdealings. When a noble falls dead under unusual circumstances and leaves her friend in a compromising position, she and her companions must investigate who’s behind it. But nothing is as it seems. And to survive, Airene must become someone she never thought she could…
A tale of secrets, magic, and mystery, Secret Seller is the intriguing prequel novella to the epic fantasy trilogy The Famine Cycle. If you like the roguish characters of The Lies of Locke Lamora, the complexity of Robin Hobb’s Assassin’s Apprentice, and the magic of Mistborn, you’ll love this new fantastical world!