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A Betrayal in Winter

(2007)
(The second book in the Long Price Quartet series)
A novel by

 
Daniel Abraham delighted fantasy readers with his brilliant, original, and engaging first novel, A Shadow in Summer. Now he has produced an even more powerful sequel, a tragedy as darkly personal and violent as Shakespeare's Macbeth.

As a boy, Otah Machi was exiled from his family, Machi's ruling house. Decades later, he has witnessed and been part of world-changing events. Yet he has never returned to Machi. Now his father--the Khai, or ruler, of Machi--is dying and his eldest brother Biitrah has been assassinated, Otah realizes that he must return to Machi, for reasons not even he understands.

Tradition dictates that the sons of a dying Khai fall upon each other until only one remains to succeed his father. But something even worse is occurring in Machi. The Galts, an expansive empire, has allied with someone in Machi to bring down the ruling house. Otah is accused, the long-missing brother with an all-too-obvious motive for murder.

With the subtlety and wonderful storytelling skill of his first novel, Abraham has created a masterful drama filled with a unique magic, a suspenseful thriller of sexual betrayal, and Machiavellian politics.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Used availability for Daniel Abraham's A Betrayal in Winter


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Hardback Editions

August 2007 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter (The Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 0-7653-1341-3 / 978-0-7653-1341-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter (The Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 0-7653-5188-9 / 978-0-7653-5188-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

November 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 1-4945-0601-7 / 978-1-4945-0601-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 1-4945-5601-4 / 978-1-4945-5601-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter: Long Price Quartet Series, Book 2
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

August 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Betrayal in Winter (The Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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