Clariel The Lost Abhorsen, Book 4 of The Old Kingdom

Clariel is the daughter of one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen and, most important, to the King. She dreams of living a simple life but discovers this is hard to achieve when a dangerous Free Magic creature is loose in the city, her parents want to marry her off to a killer, and there is a plot brewing against the old and withdrawn King Orrikan.

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“Between striking characters . . . and Nix’s brilliantly complex magic system, this superb tale is exactly the book fans of the series have been awaiting.”

~ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review

“A thunderstorm of a tale, bitter and brutal but dazzling in its ferocity.”


“Fans will treasure this long-awaited opportunity to return to a much-loved world, built with as much originality and richness as ever.”


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2 days ago

Advance Reading Copies of the US edition of NEWT'S EMERALD have arrived and look very handsome. Book is out in October from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books in the USA, Allen & Unwin in Australia/NZ. UK remains uncertain for the moment. I'll have a giveaway with an ARC or two soon, along with some other things. After Easter probably. ... See MoreSee Less

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Alexandra Seoli hear this is different from your previous ya works. does this mean you are done with old kingdom? T,.T......2 days ago

Elizabeth Ann GrossI'm coming for you baby.2 days ago

Jo Brewer<3 Me? Can I have one in Canada?2 days ago

Joanne HarrisonI have the Old Kingdom series as hard copy, ebooks, and audible. Can read or listen to them anytime! Looking forward to this new book.2 days ago

Shelley BedfordLooking good garth, could u give us a quick synopsis?2 days ago

Clare BradleyOh come on UK!😱3   ·  2 days ago

Maria McCookNakoa Major, I wonder what this is about...1   ·  2 days ago

Vincent RipleyBack cover of NEWT'S EMERALD bound proof with blurb for @Enchantedbooks to read   ·  2 days ago

Lesley M BurgoyneWait, what?! I read this over a year ago on the kindle :/ What's goin on? Is it an extended version?2 days ago

Megan CoenRead the ebook, can't wait for the us hard copy!1 day ago

Garth NixLesley M Burgoyne It's the same, with a very few minor differences. I self-published it first, then later did a deal with HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen in USA and Allen & Unwin in Aust/NZ and they will publish print editions as well as new ebook in October. UK pub deal pending.4   ·  1 day ago

Jean FfrenchI have this on Kindle, and loved it. Hope you do more Regency novels Garth!1 day ago

Ian Michael JohncockCan't wait to add it to my collection but I'm in UK . I'm a massive fan of your work1   ·  1 day ago

Susan Ealeylooking forward to it already1 day ago

Jemma HillOoh, hope you do get a UK publisher sorted! Of course, failing that I will probably just ship in a copy instead!21 hours ago

Betsy HathawayI don't care that I already bought the Kindle edition. (and loved it big time) I MUST have this!21 hours ago

Megan GallagherLoved Newt's Emerald on Kindle! More Regency please. Still love all your fantasy & sci fi, too.16 hours ago

Patricia FosterIt's on my reading list now! Can't wait (but must.) :(15 hours ago

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2 weeks ago

You can buy tickets to my event next Saturday at the Newcastle Writers festival here
I'll have some things to give away at the end of the session, a couple of bell charms, a few US or UK hardcovers of CLARIEL, an ARC of TO HOLD THE BRIDGE . . .
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Ron NeilsonNooooooooo! Absolutely gutted! You'll be talking in Newcastle and I'll miss it as I'm stuck at work all day :(1 week ago

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2 weeks ago

While a watching brief will doubtless need to be maintained, it seems that belatedly the NSW Government woke up and did the right thing this afternoon. The Bronte RSL over-development application has been rejected after all! Many thanks to the sterling work of all involved in Save Bronte , our local member Bruce Notley-Smith - Member for Coogee who had to fight his own party, and even today the people here who have helped raise the profile by liking the Save Bronte page.
But of course, vigilance must be maintained. This has certainly only been resolved because of a lot of noise and persistent action, and probably because an election is so close.
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