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The Shadow Saint

(The Black Iron Legacy #2)

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Thieves, dangerous magic, and a weapon built with the power to destroy a god clash in this second novel of Gareth Hanrahan's acclaimed epic fantasy series, The Black Iron Legacy.

Enter a city of spires and shadows . . .

The Gutter Miracle changed the landscape of Guerdon forever. Six months after it was conjured into being, the labyrinthine New City has become a haven for
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Paperback, 592 pages
Expected publication: January 9th 2020 by Orbit (first published January 7th 2020)
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Petrik
Nov 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Dark & imaginative fantasy fans
ARC provided by the publisher—Orbit—in exchange for an honest review.

4.5/5 stars

The Shadow Saint, the sequel to my favorite debut of 2019, is here and it successfully met my high expectations with so much energy.


Firstly, a shout out to one of my favorite artists, Richard Anderson, for creating another gorgeous cover art. Remember what I said at the beginning of my review of The Gutter Prayer? I tend to find the content of an SFF book with Anderson’s cover art to be as good as the cover, and this
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Edel Ryder-hanrahan
Jan 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy, husfriend
Editing to add my proper review:

Okay, I've got to admit to bias just like with "The Gutter Prayer", but it's my opinion that "The Shadow Saint" is actually a *better* book than the first in "The Black Iron Legacy" series. Way more becomes clear about The Godswar and we get to the see the growth of previous characters (particularly Eladora and Cari) in the wake of the events at the end of "The Gutter Prayer". There's a new and interesting PoV character who's got a mysterious background with a
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The first novel that I am looking at in this week's Waiting on Wednesday is The Shadow Saint. The Shadow Saint is the second book in The Black Iron Legacy and follows through from Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan’s debut novel from earlier this year, The Gutter Prayer. The Gutter Prayer was an excellent piece of grimdark fantasy that followed the adventures of several of the disparate and desperate criminal inhabitants of the city of Guerdon as they become involved with a dark plot to unleash the city’s ...more
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