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Happy Publication Day 28th January 2016

bands of mourning for blogWe’d like to wish a very happy publication day to Brandon Sanderson’s thrilling new novel The Bands of Mourning. We are so excited to share with you this epic return to the Mistborn world. Join  Wax and Wayne in this stunning follow up adventure to Shadows of Self.

With The Alloy of Law and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after the action of the trilogy, in a period corresponding to late 19th-century America.

Now, with The Bands of Mourning, Sanderson continues the story. The Bands of Mourning are the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist. A kandra researcher has returned to Elendel with images that seem to depict the Bands, as well as writings in a language that no one can read. Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to travel south to the city of New Seran to investigate. Along the way he discovers hints that point to the true goals of his uncle Edwarn and the shadowy organization known as The Set.

The Bands of Mourning is out now in hardback, eBook and audio download on the 28th January 2016.

You can read the first five chapters here and listen to an exclusive audio extract here.

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