Goldenhand Coming in October!

Book 5 of The Old Kingdom

Lirael is no longer a shy Second Assistant Librarian – she’s now the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, with a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic.

When she discovers Nicholas Sayre lying unconscious, she uses her powers to save him. But the attack has left Nicholas tainted with Free Magic, so together they embark on a dangerous journey to seek help at Lirael’s childhood home, the Clayr’s Glacier. 

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“Goldenhand reaffirms why Nix is a master of the genre: his exquisitely detailed world-building is unparalleled, and his characters are so tremendously alive and compelling that I’m convinced there’s Charter Magic in every word.”

– SARAH J. MAAS, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series

“There is no joy like returning to the Old Kingdom … Goldenhand delivers the bleak, beautiful magic only Garth Nix can create – impeccable in its details,harrowing in its action.”

– LEIGH BARDUGO, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Six of Crows

“Packed with the excitement and passion of a storytelling virtuoso at the height of his abilities.”

– BRANDON SANDERSON, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive and Reckoners series

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GOLDENHAND Australian edition
Here's the Australian edition of #GOLDENHAND, with cover illustrations by Sebastian Ciaffaglione. Equally as lovely as the US and UK editions but in a different way. No spot varnished Charter marks, but the title type is embossed, and there is a spine illustration (a Barking Owl, or perhaps someone wearing a Charter skin of an owl) and a back cover illustration of something *very* nasty. Soon the books will spring upon unsuspecting readers in the wild. Next week in Australia and October 4th in US/Canada and UK! Come and see me on tour, get books signed (see my FB note for list of events).
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Carly ShortIf I ask really nicely, can I please have a copy now? 😂3   ·  7 days ago

Natasha DentonNext week?! WOOHOO!!!7 days ago

Natasha DentonStill would have like the charter mark version though 😔7 days ago

Charlene Siddall-FinnKind of reminds me of the Abhorsen's house xx6 days ago

Pól Mac DonnchaFor some reason the release date is coming up as the 20th of October in Ireland when I look it up. Is this correct?6 days ago

Cherokee DorseyI love that they put what she makes her owl to look like!! That's her CharterSkin6 days ago

Jessica BroadbentI just love Sebastian Ciaffaglione's illustrations! So looking forward to reading this book, it's on my birthday present list!6 days ago

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GOLDENHAND UK Edition
Here's the lovely UK edition, showing off more spot-varnished Charter marks, with the central mark having a kind of varnished nimbus, and it's embossed as well. The mark, by the way, is one of binding (I suspect that is an Author-Dad joke, perhaps the worst possible combination).
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Kelly TseOmg it is absolutely gorgeous!!! <31   ·  1 week ago

Mhairi StorrarBeautiful!1 week ago

Terri Lee RoperOmg LOVE!!!!! This xx1 week ago

Trudy L StullI can't remember the last time I was this excited for a book release!! 💚💚💚💚1   ·  1 week ago

Jonathan StrahanDang. That might be the prettiest one!1   ·  1 week ago

Amy NewrickOMG OMG sooo pretty. Shiny shiny.1 week ago

Danica RobertsThat is stunning *drools*1 week ago

Leah ChettleYES PLEASE UK EDITION!1 week ago

Matthew LongI have my preorder placed on Amazon and Clariel on the way. I fell in love with Sabriel in junior high and have been an avid reader all these years. I think I've read the first three at least seven or eight times now and they never get old. You really are a great author Mr. Nix and I can't wait to see what becomes my beloved Abhorsen.1   ·  1 week ago

Natalie CoombsDo you have a dictionary of Charter marks and what they mean?3   ·  1 week ago

Hudson CleytonSou um grande fã de As Chaves do Reino! :)1 week ago

Mel E Mel CrossShiny.......👀1 week ago

Karolinde Birdwell WilsonSo sweet!1 week ago

Kathleen Blaine Stebbinsit's soooooo pretty <31 week ago

Noemi LynchHaha binding spell on a book haha1 week ago

David FrancisCan't wait to get my hands on a copy :)1 week ago

Laura MaeThis one is lovely!!1 week ago

Lillian LovelockEleanor Lovelock1   ·  1 week ago

Carol BlackMe looking at this...3   ·  1 week ago

Jess RobertsSteven, Nancy 😘😍1   ·  1 week ago

Brit TaylorNova Zi I'm in love!1   ·  1 week ago

Nancy SelfridgeDropping birthday/Christmas hints Jess Roberts? Xxx1   ·  1 week ago

Marie LittletonJordan Bovett birthday prezzies.... :)1 week ago

Katarzyna WeynaJerzy Jurgiel1   ·  1 week ago

Jaymie GemmellSheila Mead xmas pressie??????1 week ago

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Goldenhand (US edition)
Showcasing the spot varnished Charter marks and "dusty gold" foil title (hand lettered by David Coulson) on the cover of the US edition of GOLDENHAND, illustrated by Larry Rostant. On a windy day in my back garden, I didn't realise the chimes there would most appropriately back this short video with the sound of bells ...
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Ashley Barfield*grabby hands*1 week ago

Rose DallasMan, why is the UK version plain black? This is prettier :(2   ·  1 week ago

Cherokee DorseyAwesome!!1 week ago

Kyla-Maree RushArthur Lachlan so pretty!! <3 <31 week ago

Sarah HorsmanIs there any way of getting this edition in the UK?1 week ago

Becci Tarrantmy charter mark :)1   ·  1 week ago

Elizabeth Ann Grosscant wait to get my copy1 week ago

Samantha WarnkeLove this cover. Very excited here in the U.S.!!1 week ago

Shelley ProtteI seriously wish my trip was 2 weeks later than it is. Then it would be out in the USA and I could buy it while I'm at the bookstore I'm planning to go to anyway. (To buy a book for a guy who can't read. I'm teaching him). It's hard for me to get the book in Japan (home) with no Japanese credit card and expensive as hell to have it shipped. Ugh.1 week ago

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Kristi GabrielOmg I could cry its perfect1   ·  1 week ago

Lindsey Brooke SpitzleyKip Andrews1 week ago

Karishma RamlakhanGwendolynn de Groote1 week ago

Clare BradleyCan't wait for mine to arrive! 😁1 week ago

Ymeen Ansarilovely1 week ago

Monique Jade MillsJamie 😍1   ·  1 week ago

Tony LittleHey Garth, seriously dude, when's the films coming?!?! Would love to see ancelstierre come to life!2   ·  1 week ago

Stephanie DurhamSo excited!!!!1 week ago

Mj HillShut up and take my money.1 week ago

Misty CooperI am so very excited to get my hands on that beauty.1 week ago

Kodi ConnellAimee Spiteri1   ·  1 week ago

David Burgesswhy no spot uv charter marks on aus copy? was sad i couldn't have a hand in making the aus edition come to life1 week ago

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