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The King of Next Week

(2020)
A novel by

 
 
When a captain trades his cargo of ice to bring home a djinn bride, his life in coastal Maine will never be the same.

"In the wake of the Civil War, ship’s captain Matthew Perry and his best friend and best mate William Johnson—veteran soldier and escaped slave—must all sort out love in a time of racism, friendship in a time of division, and magic in a time of skepticism."
—C. S. E. Cooney

“This is historical fiction at its best, intricately researched and honest with vivid characters – and the perfect touch of magic. This is a book to savor to the last word.”
— Beth Cato, author of Breath of Earth

“The King of Next Week, the latest from historical fantasist E.C. Ambrose, offers what we have come to expect from her work: believable history and stunning magic, compelling characters and a riveting plot. Throw in action, excitement, and a bit of romance, and you have a story I heartily recommend!”
— D.B. Jackson

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"his is historical fiction at its best, intricately researched and honest with vivid characters – and the perfect touch of magic. This is a book to savor to the last word." - Beth Cato

"In the wake of the Civil War, ship’s captain Matthew Perry and his best friend and best mate William Johnson—veteran soldier and escaped slave—must all sort out love in a time of racism, friendship in a time of division, and magic in a time of skepticism." - C S E Cooney

"The King of Next Week, the latest from historical fantasist E.C. Ambrose, offers what we have come to expect from her work: believable history and stunning magic, compelling characters and a riveting plot. Throw in action, excitement, and a bit of romance, and you have a story I heartily recommend!" - D B Jackson


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Used availability for E C Ambrose's The King of Next Week

Paperback Editions

April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King of Next Week
Author(s): E C Ambrose
ISBN: 1-911486-46-2 / 978-1-911486-46-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Guardbridge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

April 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The King of Next Week
Author(s): E C Ambrose
Publisher: Guardbridge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU