This is what i can tell you about the new book in the Rising Dawn series.
A bold, ambitious series that pushes the boundaries of urban fantasy, The
Rising Dawn Saga has gained a steadily growing, very dedicated following
since the debut of The Exodus Gate in spring of 2009. Showing the
epic-scale possibilities of urban fantasy, the series draws heavily upon
mythical and supernatural lore, weaving it into a modern day tale of a
world tilting swiftly towards a dystopian nightmare.
Readers who have been journeying along in the Rising Dawn Saga will need
to hold on to their seat, as a conflict of cosmic scope escalates rapidly.
They will join the human soul Friedrich as he accompanies the powerful
Avatar Enki into the depth of the Abyss, to discover the fate of
Erishkegal, who crossed the Veil to spare a horde of outcast Nephilim ages
ago. It is a quest that will take them to the brink of hell itself, but
it is one that may hold astounding revelations.
Elsewhere, martial law is installed across the UCAS during the outbreak of
a deadly virus, and the onset of a war to the far east that threatens the
stability of the entire world. The imposition of a diabolical technology
looms, as centuries-old organizations in the service of Adonai race to
confront the looming menace.
Gregory Andreas, an ex-marine, leads a budding resistance to the
authoritarian government, as Dagian Underwood, the mastermind behind the
oncoming Living ID technology, reaches out to the dark realm of Set to
gain the help of an ally with a rare, formidable ability. Seth Engel and
his teenaged friends venture forth once again to seek proof of spreading
rumors; this time of rounded-up townspeople being herded into large
detainment facilities close to Godwinton.
Even the shapeshifting An-Ki are caught in the maelstrom of uncertainty,
as Godral and their others of Sargor's clan struggle to find their place
in the strange modern world, and Uria leads his renegade new clan into the
unknown. His path leads to an encounter with a mysterious individual
possessed of supernatural powers; who expresses the desire to be his
Threads intertwine as the dangers increase, and nowhere is safe as the
things of the material and non-material worlds clash. The Seventh Throne
will leave the reader hungry for the next installment, after a revelation
of tremendous magnitude culminates the latest Rising Dawn Saga adventure.
"I am very excited about this installment, as with three books out in the
Rising Dawn Saga I can really show readers how I build a series," Stephen
Zimmer commented. "Everything builds, and threads that may have seemed
ambiguous in the earlier books pay off in droves. For the dedicated
reader, I have worked hard to bring a level of range and depth that can be
explored again and again."
As with the previous Rising Dawn Saga books, readers can expect another
full set of Matthew Perry illustrations, with eight brand new ones
included in the regular edition of the book. The extensive Matthew Perry
body of artwork produced for The Rising Dawn Saga is, without a doubt,
highly unique in the publishing of fantasy works today, regardless of
major press or small press classification.
A pre-ordering window is now open for readers interested in a limited
edition hardcover of The Seventh Throne, which features a Matthew Perry
illustration not included in the regular editon. Only 75 numbered/signed
copies of the limited edition will be issued, at a price of just $35.95.
There is also a special pre-order offer for the regular trade paperback
edition. Both of the pre-order offers include an array of collectibles
from The Seventh Throne. Copies can be pre-ordered in the online store at
packages will be shipped no later than August 16th.
The Seventh Throne will ultimately be available in trade paperback,
hardcover, and a variety of eBook editions.
Updates and additional information can be obtained at the official site
for Seventh Star Press, at www.seventhstarpress.com , or at the author's
site at www.stephenzimmer.com
Now to formulate a plan to get my hands on a copy of the new book as soon as possible.