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Sword of Fire

(2019)
(The first book in the Deverry 2 series)
A novel by

 
 
The celebrated DEVERRY series is an epic fantasy rooted in Celtic mythology that intricately interweaves human and elven history over several hundred years.

The bards are the people's voice – and their sword.

All over the kingdom of Deverry, the common people are demanding a change that will wrest power from the landed aristocracy: reform of the corrupt law courts. In the city of Aberwyn, the situation catches fire when the authorities allow the death of a bard from a hunger strike rather than hear the people’s protest.
But things haven’t always been this way.
Alyssa, a student and protégé of the bard who gave his life, discovers evidence that may overthrow the system that keeps her people downtrodden – in an ancient tome hidden far away. Though there are powerful lords who will kill anyone who threatens their privileges, and the road is full of the unknown – dragons, royalty, secrets and more –  Alyssa volunteers to make the dangerous journey and bring back the text.
A chance encounter with a rough but handsome stranger, a riot in the streets and Alyssa charges into her mission whether she’s ready or not.
 The time has come to burn away injustice.
This first novel of an epic fantasy trilogy introduces new readers to the beloved and bestselling world of Deverry while delighting fans of Kerr. A tale of uprising and empowerment that blends magic, politics, and adventure in an unforgettable setting.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Kerr's Deverry novels are my favorite of the post-Tolkien modern fantasy novels. The landscape is utterly real, and the story is gritty, emotional, complex, and original in execution and setting. This is one tale that truly needs to be told in multiple volumes." - Kate Elliott


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Used availability for Katharine Kerr's Sword of Fire

Hardback Editions

June 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
ISBN: 0-00-827675-7 / 978-0-00-827675-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sword of Fire (The Justice War)
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
ISBN: 0-7564-1367-2 / 978-0-7564-1367-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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Paperback Editions

February 2021 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Sword of Fire (The Justice War)
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
ISBN: 0-7564-1368-0 / 978-0-7564-1368-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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February 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
ISBN: 0-00-818249-3 / 978-0-00-818249-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
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February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
ISBN: 0-00-818247-7 / 978-0-00-818247-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Fire: Justice War, Book 1
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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February 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sword of Fire: Justice War, Book 1
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sword of Fire
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Sword of Fire (The Justice War Book 1)
Author(s): Katharine Kerr
Publisher: DAW
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA