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Son of the Storm

(2021)
(The first book in the Nameless series)
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"A vibrant tale of betrayal, intrigue, and revolution." —Anthony Ryan, author of The Pariah

From city streets where secrets are bartered for gold to forests teeming with fabled beasts, a sweeping epic of forgotten magic and violent conquests unfolds in this richly drawn fantasy inspired by the pre-colonial empires of West Africa. 

IN THIS WORLD, THERE IS NO DESTINY BUT THE ONE YOU MAKE. 

In the ancient city of Bassa, Danso is a clever scholar on the cusp of achieving greatness—except he doesn’t want it. Instead, he prefers to chase forbidden stories about what lies outside the city walls. The Bassai elite claim there is nothing of interest. The city’s immigrants are sworn to secrecy.

But when Danso stumbles across a warrior wielding magic that shouldn’t exist, he’s put on a collision course with Bassa’s darkest secrets. Drawn into the city’s hidden history, he sets out on a journey beyond its borders. And the chaos left in the wake of his discovery threatens to destroy the empire.

Praise for Son of the Storm:

"A thrilling, fantastical adventure that introduces a beguiling new world . . . and then rips apart everything you think you know." —S. A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass

"An original and fascinating epic fantasy full of bold characters, bloody action, and brutal politics.”―James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost

"Set in a deftly crafted world of forbidden sorcery, magical beasts, and fractured polities, Okungbowa has created an original and fully conceived new world of fantasy teeming with brilliant possibilities and demanding to be explored!"―P. Djeli Clark, author of A Master of Djinn

The Nameless Republic
Son of the Storm

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A mesmerising coming of age tale set against a thrilling, fantastical adventure that introduces and beguiling new world . . . and then rips apart everything you think you know." - S A Chakraborty

"Everything I love to see in a fantasy story: masterful, fully-realised worldbuilding, morally complex characters, thoughtful and piercing interrogations of power, privilege, and all the facets of human nature. Damn good stuff!" - Jenn Lyons

"An elaborately plotted tale of ancient magics and world-shattering politics. I, like many others, will be impatiently waiting for the next instalment!" - Andrea Stewart


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Title: Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic)
Author(s): Suyi Davies Okungbowa
ISBN: 0-356-51582-6 / 978-0-356-51582-3 (UK edition)
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May 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic, 1)
Author(s): Suyi Davies Okungbowa
ISBN: 0-316-42894-9 / 978-0-316-42894-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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May 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Son of the Storm: The Nameless Republic, Book 1
Author(s): Suyi Davies Okungbowa
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May 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic Book 1)
Author(s): Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Publisher: Orbit
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May 2021 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic Book 1)
Author(s): Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon AU