Fiction Affliction: April Releases in Fantasy


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Spring is here, bringing with it thirty-nine new fantasy titles for April, including the first in a new series from Cinda Williams Chima, the second book in Steven Erikson’s Kharkanas Trilogy, and the final book in Maggie Stiefvater’s Raven Cycle!

Fiction Affliction details releases in fantasy, science fiction, and “genre-benders.” Keep track of them all here. Note: All title summaries are taken and/or summarized from copy provided by the publisher.

 

WEEK ONE

The Queen’s Poisoner (Kingfountain Series #1)—Jeff Wheeler (April 1, 47North)
King Severn Argentine’s fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher of traitors. Attempting to depose him, the Duke of Kiskaddon gambles…and loses. Now the duke must atone by handing over his young son, Owen, as the king’s hostage. And should his loyalty falter again, the boy will pay with his life. Seeking allies and eluding Severn’s spies, Owen ...