Shadowblack

by Sebastien de Castell

Series: Spellslinger (No. 2)

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  • 9780316525817
  • 9780316525794
A failed mage turned outlaw must use guile and a handful of spells to challenge a dangerous rival in the second book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell.

Forced to live as an outlaw, Kellen relies on his wits and his allies to survive the unforgiving borderlands.

When he meets a young woman cursed with a deadly plague, he feels compelled to help. But her secrets draw powerful enemies and it's not long before Kellen is entangled in a conspiracy of blackmail, magic, and murder. As the bodies begin to pile up, Kellen fears he's next.


The second novel in a compelling six-book series, bursting with tricks, humor, and a whole new way to look at magic.

Spellslinger Series
Spellslinger
Shadowblack
Charmcaster

For more from Sebastien de Castell, check out:

The Greatcoats Quartet
Traitor's Blade
Saint's Blood
Knight's Shadow
Tyrant's Throne


  • Orbit; August 2018
  • ISBN: 9780316525794
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  • Title: Shadowblack
  • Series: Spellslinger (No. 2)
  • Author: Sebastien de Castell
  • Imprint: Orbit
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780316525817
  • 9780316525794

In The Press

"Hugely enjoyable - fast-paced, compassionate, wise and with terrific characters."—Amanda Craig, author of Hearts and Minds on Spellslinger


About The Author

Sebastien de Castell is the author of the acclaimed swashbuckling fantasy series, The Greatcoats and the Carnegie Medal-nominated Spellslinger. His debut novel, Traitor's Blade, was shortlisted for both the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Fantasy and the Gemmell Morningstar Award, the Prix Imaginales for Best Foreign Work, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. He spends his time writing, travelling, and going on adventures. Visit him at www.decastell.com

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780316525817
  • 9780316525794