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Stealing Thunder

(2020)
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Protecting her identity means life or death in this immersive epic fantasy inspired by the Mughal Empire.  

In a different life, under a different name, Razia Khan was raised to be the Crown Prince of Nizam, the most powerful kingdom in Daryastan. Born with the soul of a woman, she ran away at a young age to escape her father’s hatred and live life true to herself. 

Amongst the hijras of Bikampur, Razia finds sisterhood and discovers a new purpose in life. By day she’s one of her dera’s finest dancers, and by night its most profitable thief. But when her latest target leads her to cross paths with Arjun Agnivansha, Prince of Bikampur, it is she who has something stolen.  

An immediate connection with the prince changes Razia’s life forever, and she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous political war. The stakes are greater than any heist she’s ever performed. When the battle brings her face to face with her father, Razia has the chance to reclaim everything she lost…and save her prince.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"STEALING THUNDER was immersive from the very first page. Razia is everything you want in a protagonist." - Peter V Brett

"STEALING THUNDER draws you in with its richly-detailed worldbuilding and hooks you with gripping action and suspense, but the biggest appeal is the book's themes of politics, family, and identity. This is the kind of book you'll want to share with people, so buy multiple copies." - Rob Hart

"A breakout novel any way you choose to look at it, STEALING THUNDER features an appealing young dragon-loving heroine sure of who she is but still figuring out where she belongs. Between Razia's capers, romances, and political intrigues, Boyden weaves fantasy threads into a fascinating tapestry... I loved her fresh take on dragons and their riders." - E E Knight

"This is an epic fantasy for our time, beautifully written, considerately composed, and very important in many ways. Highly recommended." - Seanan McGuire


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Paperback Editions

May 2020 : Paperback
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
ISBN: 1-984805-46-0 / 978-1-984805-46-1
Publisher: Ace
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Audio Editions

May 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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May 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2020 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stealing Thunder
Author(s): Alina Boyden
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA