A DUET OF SWORD AND SONG by Lisa Cassidy – COVER REVEAL
I’m Lisa Cassidy, and I’m SUPER THRILLED to reveal the cover for the fourth and final book of my A Tale of Stars and Shadow series – A Duet of Sword and Song.
A Tale of Stars and Shadow [The Hive’s SPFBO 5 finalist] is an epic fantasy featuring a strong female lead and a motley ensemble cast – including a thief and a masked rebel, winged people, political machinations, a dash of romance and some cool magic. Plus a battle or two, or three. A Duet of Sword and Song has all of this dialled up to a thousand!
The Book (contains spoilers for Book 3, A King of Masks and Magic):
…We fly as one…
The time of the Shadowhawk was gone. Now he needed to be more.
In the space of a night Cuinn Acondor lost his crown and almost his life. Devastated by Talyn’s disappearance, he’s on the run, fleeing from Armun and Shadow hunters who want to destroy everything he stands for. But he won’t give up. Together with the resurgent Wolves, he begins preparing to take back what Azrilan stole from them.
After killing their Shadow betrayer, Talyn is captured and thrown in a Montagni labour camp. With no way of knowing what happened to Cuinn or her Wolves, she fights desperately to find a way out, to return home to them. Like Cuinn, she refuses to give up, no matter what… even if escaping means allying with her greatest enemy.
In the Twin Thrones, the Dumnorix are banding together and marshalling their forces. Firthland has brought war to their shores.
And they intend on fighting back.
A Duet of Sword and Song is being released on 10 September 2020.
The series so far is currently available from:
Without further ado, here’s the gorgeous new cover:
The cover for A Duet of Sword and Song was designed by the awesome Jessica Bell (@ jessicabelldesign.com). I had a couple of different feature images in mind for the cover that we played with, but the one we settled on was pretty clearly the right one from the moment I saw what Jessica had done with it. It represents the elite aerial military unit of one of the kingdoms in the world of A Tale of Stars and Shadow… but also, and most importantly, signifies the completion of a pretty long and epic character arc for one of the two MCs in the series, Cuinn Acondor. I won’t say anymore to avoid spoilers, but I hope my readers enjoy the way the tale concludes in this book.