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Councilor

A Novel in the Grand Illusion

Author: L.E. Modesitt, Jr.   Series: The Grand Illusion

L. E. Modesitt, Jr., bestselling author of Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, continues his brand new, gaslamp, political fantasy series with Councilor the thrilling sequel to Isolate.

L. E. Modesitt, Jr., bestselling author of Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, continues his brand new, gas lamp, political fantasy series with Councilor the thrilling sequel to Isolate.

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Summary

L. E. Modesitt, Jr., bestselling author of Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, continues his brand new, gaslamp, political fantasy series with Councilor the thrilling sequel to Isolate.

L. E. Modesitt, Jr., bestselling author of Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, continues his brand new, gas lamp, political fantasy series with Councilor the thrilling sequel to Isolate.

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Description

Continued poor harvests and steam-powered industrialization displace and impoverish thousands. Protests grow and gather followers.Against this rising tide of social unrest, Steffan Dekkard, newly appointed to the Council of Sixty-Six, is the first Councilor who is an Isolate, a man invulnerable to the emotional manipulations and emotional surveillance of empaths.This makes him dangerous.As unknown entities seek to assassinate him, Dekkard struggles to master political intrigue and infighting, while introducing radical reforms that threaten entrenched political and corporate interests.It's all about to blow.

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Critic Reviews

“Praise for Isolate "Delicious with intrigue and artful revelations, Modesitt's Isolate comes at you with top-drawer worldbuilding and compelling characters. Here we have a hot new gaslamp world fraught with political machinations that will keep you up reading into the night. Modesitt has always been great, so how does he keep getting better? Read Isolate and find out." --Peter Orullian, author of The Unremembered”

Praise for Contrarian

"If you like novels of political intrigue with subtle magic . . . this is the novel for you. . . . It draws the trilogy to a wonderful and successful conclusion that will leave readers satisfied."--The Nameless Zine


Praise for Isolate

"This superior book only whets the appetite for a sequel."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Readers will be caught up in Modesitt's world . . . anyone who likes to delve into the way worlds work will be riveted."--Library Journal, starred review

"Masterfully blending gas lamp fantasy, mystery, and political thriller, Modesitt's latest is vast in scope and rich in detail, proving a captivating start to his Grand Illusion series."--Booklist

"I couldn't put it down."--Amazing Stories

"Delicious with intrigue and artful revelations, Modesitt's Isolate comes at you with top-drawer worldbuilding and compelling characters. Here we have a hot new gaslamp world fraught with political machinations that will keep you up reading into the night. Modesitt has always been great, so how does he keep getting better? Read Isolate and find out." --Peter Orullian, author of The Unremembered

"Riveting.... A political story, told through fascinating characters.... I loved every minute."--Reading Reality

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About the Author

L. E. MODESITT, JR. is the author of more than seventy books-primarily science fiction and fantasy-including the long-running, bestselling series the Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, as well as a number of short stories.

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Product Details

Publisher
St Martin's Press
Published
12th September 2022
Pages
528
ISBN
9781250814456

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