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Harrow the Ninth

(2020)
(The second book in the Ninth House series)
A novel by

 
 
Harrow the Ninth, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station.

“Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! Decadent nobles vie to serve the deathless emperor! Skeletons!” —Charles Stross on Gideon the Ninth

“Unlike anything I've ever read.” —V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth

“Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original.” —The New York Times on Gideon the Ninth

She answered the Emperor's call.

She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.

In victory, her world has turned to ash.

After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders.

Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath — but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her.

Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor's Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off?

THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY
BOOK 1: Gideon the Ninth
BOOK 2: Harrow the Ninth
BOOK 3: Alecto the Ninth

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Muir's headlong contemporary prose style finds a new and unsettling register in this witty, yet disturbing and doomed novel of space magic and lost girls." - Warren Ellis

"To read Harrow the Ninth is to enter a labyrinth haunted by loss and sacrifice and a truly top-tier selection of memes. But don't bother with breadcrumbs or red threads - you won't ever want to leave." - Alix E Harrow

"The patient reader will be rewarded tenfold with brilliant original characters and magic, heartbreaking intimacy, laugh out loud humor and the best damn soup in the galaxy." - Rebecca Roanhorse

"Unlike anything I've ever read. Muir's writing is as sharp as a broken tooth, and just as unsettling." - V E Schwab

"Harrow the Ninth is a psychological rollercoaster covering forty billion light-years. It’s wonderful to see the universe of Gideon expand, while staying as twisted and full of bones as ever." - Django Wexler

"Maddeningly brilliant." - Kiersten White


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Used availability for Tamsyn Muir's Harrow the Ninth

Hardback Editions

August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Harrow the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy (2))
Author(s): Tamsyn Muir
ISBN: 1-250-31322-8 / 978-1-250-31322-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tordotcom
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Harrow the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy (2))
Author(s): Tamsyn Muir
ISBN: 1-250-31321-X / 978-1-250-31321-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Harrow the Ninth: Locked Tomb Trilogy, Book 2
Author(s): Tamsyn Muir
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


August 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Harrow the Ninth: Locked Tomb Trilogy, Book 2
Author(s): Tamsyn Muir
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Harrow the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy Book 2)
Author(s): Tamsyn Muir
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU