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Tamsyn Muir
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Alecto the Ninth

(The Locked Tomb #3)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  36 ratings  ·  28 reviews
The Ninth House trilogy—Gideon the Ninth, Harrow the Ninth, and Alecto the Ninth—is an epic science fantasy that blends necromantic theory and thrilling swordplay with a wicked, sacrilegious sense of humor; a modern mix of Dune, Riddick, and Gormenghast.
Expected publication: 2022 by
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Nomadic Reader (Baba Yaga)
So the release date has been pushed back to 2022. Please respect my privacy during these trying times.

Me: this book can't possibly be any crazier than Harrow the Ninth

Tamsyn Muir, somewhere in the world: :) :) :)

Dec 29, 2019 marked it as release-2022
*whispers in your ear* who is Alecto?
h o l l i s
Jun 21, 2020 marked it as to-read
do I dare make my bone joke again?

this just got pushed back to 2022. excuse me while I cry into a Harrow-sized bowl of soup.
Emily is Milling Around
Jun 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
If this book ISN'T from the perspective of a tired God eating biscuits and drinking lukewarm pea soup in a ratty bathrobe that was a last minute birthday gift from a lyctor five thousand years ago, then I demand a trial by combat, and by combat, I mean some enthusiastic squabbling and coded hand gestures.

08-08-2020: After reading Harrow, I am absolutely astounded at how accurately I pegged John. He most certainly owns a ratty bathrobe, has been confirmed to only eat ginger biscuits (blatant lack
Feb 03, 2020 marked it as to-read
gideon the ninth and harrow the ninth both murdered me and i’m ready for my third death asap please
I would literally divorce my skeleton from my skin to somehow be able to read this book now.

Also the cover....... I would like to see it.
Jun 29, 2020 marked it as not-released
If Harrow the Ninth is anything to go by, this book is going to be an absolute *ride*. We're all sitting in the backseat of a car while Tamsyn Muir drives us off a cliff. ...more
Dec 15, 2020 marked it as to-read
every day where i don’t know if harrow and gideon will get a happy ending is the worst day of my life.
Nicholas Perez
Feb 23, 2021 marked it as to-read
UPDATE 6/1/21. It is my birthday...No cover. Tor, y'all are mean.

Dear Tor,

My birthday is June 1st. For my birthday could you reveal the cover for Alecto the Ninth?

Please. Thank you.
Landice (Manic Femme)
I'm not even finished with Harrow yet, but MY BODY IS READY FOR ALECTO

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Aug 10, 2020 marked it as to-read
please, someone, anyone, tell me how to get an arc, i'm begging you. tell me. tell me. tell me. ...more
Jun 13, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: anticipated-2022
(4/27/21 Finally had the time to update this) The release date has been pushed back to 2022 and I don't know whether to laugh cry because yes, I have time to prepare myself, but on the other hand, I'll have to suffer waiting first.

I just finished reading my e-arc of Harrow the Ninth and I'm distraught. Now I'm quite positive Alecto the Ninth will END me. In that case, see y'all in the other side or something. 🤧

I may not understand everything that happened in HTN but I'm keeping my fingers crossed for 1. More wake (please she's so hot in my head) 2. Corona and Camilla (may Sappho's blessings be upon them) 3. Palamedes' resurrection and of course, starship Griddlehark. ...more
Jan 14, 2021 marked it as to-be-released
just remembered i need to wait another whole freaking YEAR for this and i hate :) everything :) about :) that :)))))
Feb 08, 2020 marked it as to-read-so-bad-it-hurts
I only have one thing to say and that's (view spoiler) ...more
lei (pearl)
Sep 11, 2020 marked it as to-read
taking a break from the five books i'm currently reading at the same time to say I NEED THIS BOOK NOW PLEASE. ...more
Dec 09, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: lgbt, f-f, mean-lesbians, sff
i want to read this book more than i have ever wanted to read any book ever
L. L.
Aug 17, 2020 marked it as to-read
*pauses shrieking into the void*

Just finished HIX. Am now deceased. Would raise the dead for an ARC copy of AIX.

*resumes void shrieking*
Oct 23, 2020 marked it as to-read
Something in me broke when I saw the release date being pushed back to 2022....

What have I done to deserve this?!? I’ve been nice!
Apr 26, 2021 marked it as to-read
why do i feel like the author has been trolling us the entire trilogy?
Jan 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Sad that it got pushed back but still so excited for the next one!!! I don't mind waiting a little longer for an amazing book by an amazing author :) ...more
Oct 21, 2020 marked it as to-read
Tayyaba (Tubz)
Dec 27, 2019 marked it as to-read
Edit - April 15, 2020: I'm just here because I'm obsessed with this series and I can't stop thinking about it. Can Harrow the Ninth release already 😭

This can't get here any sooner can it
Apr 28, 2021 marked it as to-read
the fact that i have to wait a year for this is causing me physical pain
May 19, 2021 marked it as to-read
can this book just be gideon and ianthe getting on each other's nerves as harrow shakes her head from the sidelines and everything is happy and good and okay <3 ...more
Mar 30, 2021 marked it as to-read
I’m just waiting.....
Nov 17, 2020 marked it as tbr-fantasy-scifi
Edit 19.04.21 - I still think about this book and where the plot might go weekly. Perhaps it's a good thing I'll have to wait until 2 0 2 2 so I can manage my expectations within the framwork of the possible~

2022? *sad noises* but what will I do until t h e n?
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TAMSYN MUIR is the bestselling author of the Locked Tomb Trilogy, which begins with Gideon the Ninth, continues with Harrow the Ninth, and concludes with Alecto the Ninth. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Nebula Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the World Fantasy Award and the Eugie Foster Memorial Award. A Kiwi, she has spent most of her life in Howick, New Zealand, with time living i ...more

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The Locked Tomb (3 books)
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