Following on from Empire in Black and Gold and Dragonfly Falling, Blood of the Mantis is a vivid fantasy full of intrigue and action, from the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, Adrian Tchaikovsky. A dread ritual casts a deadly shadow . . . Driven by the ghosts of the legendary Darakyon, the seer Achaeos has tracked the stolen Shadow Box to the marsh-town of Jerez - but he has only days before this magical artefact will be lost to him forever . . . Meanwhile, the forces of the Empire are mustering for their next great ...

Blood of the Mantis 2012, Tor, London

ISBN-13: 9781447208617

Mass-market paperback

Blood of the Mantis 2010, Pyr

ISBN-13: 9781616141998

Trade paperback