Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse audiobook

Black Sun

By Rebecca Roanhorse
Read by Cara Gee , Nicole Lewis , Kaipo Schwab , and Shaun Taylor-Corbett

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781534437678

Between Earth and Sky Trilogy: Book 1

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic. A god will return When the earth and sky converge Under the black sun In the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world. Meanwhile, a ship launches from a distant city bound for Tova and set to arrive on the solstice. The captain of the ship, Xiala, is a disgraced Teek whose song can calm the waters around her as easily as it can warp a man’s mind. Her ship carries one passenger. Described as harmless, the passenger, Serapio, is a young man, blind, scarred, and cloaked in destiny. As Xiala well knows, when a man is described as harmless, he usually ends up being a villain. Crafted with unforgettable characters, Rebecca Roanhorse has created an epic adventure exploring the decadence of power amidst the weight of history and the struggle of individuals swimming against the confines of society and their broken pasts in the most original series debut of the decade.

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Summary

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Nominated for the Reading the West Book Award

An Amazon Editor’s Top Pick

An October 2020 LibraryReads Pick

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.

A god will return
When the earth and sky converge
Under the black sun

In the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world.

Meanwhile, a ship launches from a distant city bound for Tova and set to arrive on the solstice. The captain of the ship, Xiala, is a disgraced Teek whose song can calm the waters around her as easily as it can warp a man’s mind. Her ship carries one passenger. Described as harmless, the passenger, Serapio, is a young man, blind, scarred, and cloaked in destiny. As Xiala well knows, when a man is described as harmless, he usually ends up being a villain.

Crafted with unforgettable characters, Rebecca Roanhorse has created an epic adventure exploring the decadence of power amidst the weight of history and the struggle of individuals swimming against the confines of society and their broken pasts in the most original series debut of the decade.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Readers will be attracted to the story, in which there is no real right vs. wrong. Only inevitable change will draw out the heroes of this imaginative tale.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Readers are in for intricate world-building, engrossing adventure and stunning backdrops.” Washington Post
“A razor-sharp examination of politics, generational trauma, and the path to redemption…Fantasy fans will be wowed.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Rebecca Roanhorse

Author Bio: Rebecca Roanhorse

Rebecca Roanhorse is the author of numerous novels of speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy. She has won the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards and was the recipient of the 2018 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She graduated from Yale University and later earned her JD degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law, specializing in Federal Indian law. 

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 12.79
Audience: Adult
Language: English