The Hourglass Throne (The Tarot Sequence)

by K. D. Edwards

Paperback, 2022

Status

Available

Call number

813.6

Publication

Pyr (2022), 379 pages

Description

Fantasy. Fiction. LGBTQIA+ (Fiction.) HTML: As Rune Saint John grapples with the challenges of assuming the Sun Throne, a powerful barrier appears around New Atlantis's famed rejuvenation center. But who could have created such formidable magic . . . what do they want from the immortality clinic . . . and what remains of the dozens trapped inside? Though Rune and his lifelong bodyguard Brand are tasked with investigating the mysterious barrier, Rune is also busy settling into his new life at court. Claiming his father's throne has irrevocably thrown him into the precarious world of political deception, and he must secure relationships with newfound allies in time to keep his growing found family safe. His relationship with his lover, Addam Saint Nicholas, raises additional political complications they must navigate. But he and Brand soon discover that the power behind the barrier holds a much more insidious, far-reaching threat to his family, to his people, and to the world. Now, the rulers of New Atlantis must confront an enemy both new and ancient as the flow of time itself is drawn into the conflict. And as Rune finds himself inexorably drawn back to the fall of his father's court and his own torture at the hands of masked conspirators, the secrets that he has long guarded will be dragged into the lightâ??changing the Sun Throne, and New Atlantis, forever. The climax of the first trilogy in the nine-book Tarot Sequence, The Hourglass Throne delivers epic urban fantasy that blends humor, fast-paced action, and political intrigue.… (more)

User reviews

LibraryThing member KittyCunningham
I was relieved when the ferret showed up
LibraryThing member Tip44
Excellent.
LibraryThing member rivkat
Rune Sun is back, trying to reinstate his court in New Atlantis. But a new threat—Lady Jade—seems to have the powers of Old Atlantis and is claiming to want to overthrow the ruling powers on behalf of the disenfranchised. There’s adventure and further revelations about what happened twenty
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years ago when Rune was tortured and his court destroyed. It’s a fine entry in the series but there’s clearly much more to do.
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Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2022-05-17

Physical description

379 p.; 8.25 inches

ISBN

1645060551 / 9781645060550
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