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. 

Goldenhand Goldenhand

“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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Scott BothamI've just shivered...1   ·  2 days ago

Natalie SommerGah, you're teasing! :P2 days ago

Mo ChamasAaaaaaaa💚💚💚💚💚💚2 days ago

Jen SuchilMy body is ready for this book.1   ·  2 days ago

Ilia 'Will' EvagoraSounds like Lirael is learning to tame free magic beings.2 days ago

Cris LewisNow that's just cruel - plain cruel!! X2 days ago

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GIVEAWAY! It's time for another giveaway, because I haven't done one for a long time. So here we go. I'll give away one silver Abhorsen's bell charm and five signed bookplates (enough for all the Old Kingdom books) each to seven people. All you have to do is:

1. Pre-order GOLDENHAND from somewhere. Your local bookstore, Amazon, B&N, Waterstones, Booktopia, Dymocks, Powells, wherever you like. Any edition, including the ebooks.

2. Tell me you have done so (and where you ordered it from) in the comments to this post.

This will run until 15 September. On that day, I'll number all the comments, roll my old D&D percentile dice and randomly find seven recipients. I'll message them and arrange delivery.
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Samantha LloydPreordered the hardcover from Amazon! My favourite series of books ever.1 week ago

Sebastian KühnSan Schmidt !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1   ·  1 week ago

Margaret RosewitzI pre-ordered Goldenhand from Amazon and I am so excited to read it!1 week ago

Cindy Weatherly StullPreordered from Amazon awhile back! Can't wait! 💕💕💕1 week ago

Xander KinchPreordered on amazon ages ago! Waiting to preorder the audio book as well!1 week ago

Sarah KellyOrdered on booktopia. :) <31 week ago

Alan WeirPreordered from Waterstones. Same one I badgered you with questions at Clariel's launch :D1 week ago

Tommy ClarkPreorder from Amazon!1 week ago

Cora MontgomeryPreordered from Amazon! I can't wait for this one! Oh, and if you end up signing at Forbidden Planet in London, I'll be getting a copy from there too :)1 week ago

Flick BunfieldPreordered from Waterstones!!1 week ago

Coral Tara CourtneyPreordered from Amazon. (Sadly it not pre-order-able from Audible yet)1 week ago

Alison O'GradyPreordered from Dymocks!1 week ago

Jasmine Renee RossOrdered from Amazon! I can't wait ahhhhhh!!!!!!! I know I'm gonna end up doing what I did with Clarial and not being able to wait for the hardcover to arrive and also get the kindle version lol1 week ago

Stephanie JudgePreordered from Amazon!1 week ago

Sebastian KühnI've preorderd the Hardcover on Amazon, just finished the first three books, again. I <3 this series. Can't wait for Goldenhand!1 week ago

Natalie RuusPreordered from Galaxy Bookshop in Sydney today!1   ·  1 week ago

Gareth BattenPre ordered it months ago in hardback on amazon uk. Can't wait for it to come out1 week ago

Abbie BakerPreordered from Amazon!1 week ago

Tom WaltersPreordered from Amazon!!1 week ago

Jonathan GambleWaterstones in Glasgow City centre1 week ago

Emma Emma Bo-bemmaMy husband preordered from book depository!1 week ago

Will LegoodJust preordered from Amazon! Bought and read all of the Old Kingdom series in the past week - I read Clariel front-to-back yesterday!1 week ago

Stephen JeffreyPreordered as soon as I heard about it from Amazon!1 week ago

Caitlin McIntoshPreordered from Amazon! 🌟🌟🌟🌟1 week ago

Heath David OgstonPreodered the hardcover from booktopia1 week ago

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Morgan Paige AllainHappy birthday to ME I2   ·  1 week ago

Sarah Hamilton:: throws self on floor ::3   ·  1 week ago

Rachael Cridland:o Whaaaat?!1 week ago

Grant HolzingerWhy do I think this is about Chlorr?7   ·  1 week ago

Shane Alexander BellerI'm screwed. New book and Civilization VI in the same month.1 week ago

Natalie Petchenik#cannotwait!1 week ago

Ymeen AnsariCan't wait!!!1 week ago

Tonya Nicole BlairI need this now1 week ago

Pól Mac DonnchaMy theory is that this is another chapter in the story of Chlorr and will hopefully be followed up by a third installment (fingers crossed)3   ·  1 week ago

Mary Savageyesssssssss!!!1 week ago

Sarah YankeAbby Morrison1 week ago

Hannah MillerOMG1 week ago

Kayleigh Scoopy IngramToo excited. I believe it's time for us to start Clariel again in anticipation!3   ·  1 week ago

Alex LittleYOU TEASE!!! Stop it!......DON'T STOP!3   ·  1 week ago

Ginny DiGuiseppiJen Lennon!!1 week ago

Hollie Michelle Neeley SuisseEeeeee! So excited.1 week ago

Tim MustillI'm so hoping this is the Old Kingdom book I've been waiting for. Was not a fan of Clariel at all (personal opinion of course), it just felt far too limited in scope, almost like the whole book could have been told in 2-3 chapters.2   ·  1 week ago

Lindsay ConwayErin Pettit !!1   ·  1 week ago

Laura ChristillesOh my gosh! Excited and frightened at same time!1 week ago

Hayley Louise CorbettSo excited for this book!!!!!! I was lucky enough to have Clariel signed by Garth, it is so special to me. So excited for the next instalment 😃💖💖1   ·  1 week ago

Rob CianoGarth, I love the Old Kingdom so much, and I love how unique and interesting the magic is and how it works. I've been working toward being a film producer for many years, and one day hope to be able to put in front of you a legitimate proposal to turn your Old Kingdom stories into a film or television series. Keep up the great work! Can't wait to read Goldenhand!4   ·  1 week ago

Michael OldenI'm currently re-reading them. The story I'd love to read is the beginning, the making of the Charter... how it came about and the story of the 9... Garth are you reading this...!4   ·  1 week ago

Joe MurrayCant wait1 week ago

Melissa Kaeleigh-Cadbury HollisStella Aslan Hollis YYYYAAAAAY!! XXX1 week ago

Tanya DenningsI'm so excited! Eeeeee!!!! I'm going to have to read them all over again to prepare for this new one. Yay!1 week ago

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UK (and possibly Ireland) GOLDENHAND tour dates should go up this week. Also San Francisco has been definitely added to the US tour, I'll be joining the SFinSF event on Sunday October 16th and doing a talks@google event (in San Francisco not Mountain View) on the 17th. More info soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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Alexx DarkStarCome to Ohio! We deserve it!1 week ago

Labhrás Ó HIarnáinPlease come to Ireland! Galway while you're at it! :D Love your work, please keep it up :D4   ·  1 week ago

Melissa AguilarSo excited for SF! And it's not a workday!!!1   ·  1 week ago

Mrbel MtyaLos Angeles or San Diego PLEASE! 😭😭😭😭2   ·  1 week ago

Madeline BantlyYes, LA or orange county, please!1 week ago

Kumarin AthiemoolamPlease come to Ireland! I have the first trilogy for you to sign!3   ·  1 week ago

Stepheney StuderAwesome! I was planning on driving the 14 hours to Seattle but 3 hours to San Francisco sounds even better!1   ·  1 week ago

Mirren HoganI should share my fangirl story. I was at Conflux in Canberra maybe 10 years ago. I was sitting in the foyer reading Sabriel. A guy walks up and says "I see you're reading my book. Would you like me to sign it?" And you did, and I've been telling the story ever since.5   ·  1 week ago

Joanne RakowskiHopefully you come to Birmingham uk1   ·  1 week ago

Pól Mac DonnchaI've just found out that I've been accepted into the police force so if Ireland ends up happening and being midweek my girlfriend will have to go see you on my behalf!1   ·  1 week ago

Nick O'RoonlingBirmingham please.1 week ago

Tatiana LaseviciusCAN'T WAIT! !!!!1 week ago

Tamara TheysIf you're going to Ireland please come to Belgium too it's on your way haha ;-) :-D1 week ago

Stephen AlffHere's hoping that you do come to Ireland! :D2   ·  1 week ago

Hayley MchughPlease come to Ireland !2   ·  1 week ago

Branden ClueverI keep hoping you'll turn up in MN on one of your adventures. ☺1 week ago

Natale MaileyIreland Please!! Tamsin Mailey, Cj Ramshaw, Caolan Mc Laughlin, Caoimhe Duddy, Majella Mailey, Muffy Ni Mhaile, Conor McLaughlin, Whoop! Whoop! Who is up for a road trip if this happens!?!?2   ·  1 week ago

Katie BeatyElle Wade Marian Dobles-Millares We need to plan a trip to San Francisco!1 week ago

Yana GukWhere can I find information on all your tour locations? We are in Maryland but nobody ever comes here! Haha. Closest tour spots tends to be NY and PA.1 week ago

Casandra SowashHoping to see you in SF!1 week ago

Elizabeth EppsPlease come to Los Angeles!1 week ago

Blaze GazaYou should come to Vegas! If only to see the city for yourself ;-) but I'm sure there are tons of places that would be great for a book signing *ahem * maximum comics *ahem*2 days ago

Rose DallasWhen are the dates going to be up? :( trying to plan a short break around your appearance 😂2 days ago

Thraxan DeveauxOmg you would actually come to Ireland!! I have resigned myself to never seeing my favourite authors, unless I visit the UK.1 day ago

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Mirren HoganThat'd be awesome in leather. Wait- that sounded kinky.4   ·  2 weeks ago

Amy LynnWant!2 weeks ago

Laura MaeI need this!2 weeks ago

Beck BarrWill this be avalible in the uk? I got a feeling this might be a good one 😍2 weeks ago

Kelly TseAhhhh!!!! 😍😍😍😍2 weeks ago

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