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A high fantasy following a young woman’s defiance of her culture as she undertakes a dangerous quest to restore her world’s lost magic in Ilana C. Myer’s Last Song Before Night.

Her name was Kimbralin Amaristoth: sister to a cruel brother, daughter of a hateful family. But that name she has forsworn, and now she is simply Lin, a musician and lyricist of uncommon ability in a land where women are forbidden to answer such callings-a fugitive who must conceal her identity or risk imprisonment and even death.

On the eve of a great festival, Lin learns that an ancient scourge has returned to the land of Eivar, a pandemic both deadly and unnatural. Its resurgence brings with it the memory of an apocalypse that transformed half a continent. Long ago, magic was everywhere, rising from artistic expression-from song, from verse, from stories. But in Eivar, where poets once wove enchantments from their words and harps, the power was lost. Forbidden experiments in blood divination unleashed the plague that is remembered as the Red Death, killing thousands before it was stopped, and Eivar’s connection to the Otherworld from which all enchantment flowed, broken.

The Red Death’s return can mean only one thing: someone is spilling innocent blood in order to master dark magic. Now poets who thought only to gain fame for their songs face a challenge much greater: galvanized by Valanir Ocune, greatest Seer of the age, Lin and several others set out to reclaim their legacy and reopen the way to the Otherworld-a quest that will test their deepest desires, imperil their lives, and decide the future.

,A high fantasy following a young woman’s defiance of her culture as she undertakes a dangerous quest to restore her world’s lost magic,ILANA C. MYER lives in New York City. Last Song Before Night is her first novel.,

“In this pitch-perfect debut, Myer has created a world of knife-wielding poets, bloody bards, and songs so important, so dangerous, that women and men are willing to die to sing them or hear them silenced. Myer writes with a music that lingers, even after you close the book for the night.” —Brian Staveley, author of The Providence of Fire

Last Song Before Night is a chilling tale of censorship out of control, set in a realm where music is magic, and a crackdown on bards may spell the end of enchantment for everyone. Lin, Ilana C. Myer’s unforgettable songwriter-heroine, must survive in a society that limits what men can sing and forbids women to perform outright. Despite this, she strives to restore a musical and mystical balance before plague–and worse–can crush an already stifled society. A riveting debut novel from a promising newcomer.” —A. M. Dellamonica, author of Child of a Hidden Sea

“In the kaleidoscopic Last Song Before Night, Ilana C. Myers’ poets, nobles, and rogues fight for power in a world where blades may cut deep, but words are the most powerful weapon of all. A lovely debut.” —Fran Wilde, author of Updraft

Last Song Before Night Audiobook Narrator

Alison McKenna is the narrator of Last Song Before Night audiobook that was written by Ilana C. Myer

About the Author(s) of Last Song Before Night

Ilana C. Myer is the author of Last Song Before Night

ILANA C. MYER lives in New York City. Under her real name, Ilana Teitelbaum, she has written for The Globe and Mail, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, and The Huffington Post. Previously she was a freelance journalist in Jerusalem for the Jerusalem Post, the Jewish Daily Forward, Time Out Israel, and other publications. Fire Dance is her second novel, following Last Song Before Night.

Last Song Before Night Full Details

NarratorAlison McKenna
AuthorIlana C. Myer
PublisherMPS
Release dateSeptember 29, 2015
ISBN9781427265142

Subjects

Last Song Before Night includes the following subjects: social fantasy, fantasy series, gender roles, music, debut author, women fantasy authors, female fantasy writers, elena meyer, alana myers, epic fantasy adventure, fantasy magic, high fantasy, sword and sorcery, fantasy books for adults, science fiction and fantasy, fantastic fiction, sff, audiobooks, audio books, books on tape The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Fantasy, Epic

Additional info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427265143. The ISBN-13 is 9781427265142.

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This book is only available in the United States.

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