Can’t-Wait​ Wednesday: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings and spotlights upcoming releases.


She answered the Emperor’s call.

She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.

In victory, her world has turned to ash.

After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman’s shoulders.

Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath — but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her.

Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor’s Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off?


Why I Can’t Wait:

The cover of Harrow the Ninth has just been revealed and I’m in love with it. This series is going to look absolutely stunning when complete. I found myself completely absorbed in Gideon the Ninth and can’t wait to find out what happens next, especially after that jaw-dropping ending.

Release Date: 02 June 2020

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