In this latest instalment of author Samantha Shannon's Bone Season series, The Song Rising brings us back into her world of magic set in a dystopian future, where clairvoyants continue their ongoing battle against the villainous Scion.
Following on from the dramatic events which unfolded in The Mime Order, the newly crowned Underqueen Paige Mahoney struggles to cope after the shocking revelations of Jaxon Hall and his deadly deceit. In a world where trust has been broken and twisted by his deadly words, she's faced with even more trials and tribulations as she leads a revolution in order to survive and maintain her very powers as the rebel Underqueen.
But she has even deadlier perils to deal with, as the newest threat to their existence continues to grow at the hands of Scion and their Senshield technology. Feeling powerless to stop their enemies it's time for the voyants to take a stand against them, with a long and bloody journey that will take them even further afield than they could ever have imagined.
Waging a war against their deadliest enemies, the Underqueen leads her fellow voyants into battle, as they seek to take back what's rightfully theirs – their very way of life, by whatever means necessary. But will risking it all be worth the toil and treachery to take their fight to their very heart of Scion?
It won't be an easy war to win for Paige and her fellow voyants, it's one that will dramatically change things forever. As they seek to release the stronghold of Scion and break free from the anchor to truly start their revolution, and free voyant kind from their tyranny.
A story of strength, determination and the painful choices that must be made in order to secure their independence.The Song Rising continues the arc in The Bone Season series perfectly, setting the scene for a revolution in this dramatic world of magic. Fans of the series certainly won't be disappointed, it's an enthralling read that's full of surprises, and a gripping read from beginning to end.
THE SONG RISING (THE BONE SEASON) / AUTHOR: SAMANTHA SHANNON / PUBLISHER: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING / RELEASE DATE: 7TH MARCH