THE GREAT WAR CANNOT BE STOPPED Geder Palliako - once a hero of Antea, now a bloody tyrant - wants to bring peace to the world. At any cost.Clara Kalliam has lost her standing at court, but not her pride. Now she plays a dangerous game, outwardly loyal while secretly plotting Geder's downfall. Cithrin bel Sarcour's apprenticeship has placed her in the path of war, but greater dangers lie in her past and in her soul. As the war spreads, two men face a desperate race against time to awaken a force that could change the fate of the world.PRAISE FOR THE DAGGER AND THE COIN 'A fresh and intriguing new series . . . the Dagger and The Coin series is going to be a seriously satisfying epic' SFX'Truly stunning' SciFiNow'A fascinating world and a great cast of beautifully drawn and deeply realized characters, all told in Abraham's trademark clean and vivid prose. This one has everything I look for in a fantasy.' George R. R. Martin
Daniel Abraham's short stories have been nominated for the Nebula award and included in Gardner Dozois's Year's Best Science Fiction anthology. He lives in New Mexico with his wife and daughter.