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The Ruin of Kings

(2019)
(The first book in the Godslayer Cycle series)
A novel by

 
 
"Everything epic fantasy should be: rich, cruel, gorgeous, brilliant, enthralling and deeply, deeply satisfying. I loved it." (Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians)

Jenn Lyons begins the Chorus of Dragons series with The Ruin of Kings, an epic fantasy audiobook about a man who discovers his fate is tied to the future of an empire.

When destiny calls, there's no fighting back.

Kihrin grew up in the slums of Quur, a thief and a minstrel's son raised on tales of long-lost princes and magnificent quests. When he is claimed against his will as the missing son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds himself at the mercy of his new family's ruthless power plays and political ambitions.

Practically a prisoner, Kihrin discovers that being a long-lost prince is nothing like what the storybooks promised. The storybooks have lied about a lot of other things, too: dragons, demons, gods, prophecies, and how the hero always wins.

Then again, maybe he isn't the hero after all. For Kihrin is not destined to save the world.

He's destined to destroy it.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"It was one hell of a ride." - Glen Cook

"A fascinating story about a compellingly conflicted young hero in an intriguingly complex world." - L E Modesitt Jr

"The Ruin of Kings revs up with the glitz of a high-speed, multi-level video game, with extreme magic." - Janny Wurts


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Used availability for Jenn Lyons's The Ruin of Kings

Hardback Editions

February 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-5098-7948-X / 978-1-5098-7948-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-250-17548-8 / 978-1-250-17548-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-5098-7950-1 / 978-1-5098-7950-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
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September 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-250-17550-X / 978-1-250-17550-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-5098-7949-8 / 978-1-5098-7949-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin Of Kings (The Godslayer Cycle)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-5290-1296-1 / 978-1-5290-1296-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings: A Chorus of Dragons, Book 1
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings: A Chorus of Dragons, Book 1
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings: A Chorus of Dragons, Book 1
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
ISBN: 1-250-31826-2 / 978-1-250-31826-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings: The Most Anticipated Fantasy Debut of 2019 (A Chorus of Dragons Book 1)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Tor
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February 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Tor UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons Book 1)
Author(s): Jenn Lyons
Publisher: Tor Books
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