Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff i(A149325 works by)
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Jay Kristoff grew up in Perth and has worked in advertisng for more than ten years and currently (2012) lives in Melbourne.

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Nevernight 2016 single work novel fantasy

'In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family.

'Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father's failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she wanders a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the Senate and its thugs. But her gift for speaking with the shadows leads her to the hearth of a retired killer, and a future she never imagined.

'Now, Mia is apprenticed to the deadliest flock of assassins in the entire Republic—the Red Church. Treachery and trials await her with the Church’s halls, and to fail is to die. But if she survives to initiation, Mia will be inducted among the chosen of the Lady of Blessed Murder, and one step closer to the only thing she desires.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 longlisted The Gemmell Awards Legend Award
2017 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2016 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Novel
Gemina 2016 single work novel science fiction young adult

'The exhilarating sequel to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Illuminae.

'Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

'The saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the space station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of BeiTech’s assault. Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter, Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while they are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed to Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

'When an elite BeiTech team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the crew one by one, and a malfunction in the station’s wormhole means the space-time continuum may be ripped in two before dinner. Soon, Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival. The fate of everyone on the Hypatia - and possibly in the known universe - is in their hands.

'But relax. They’ve totally got this. They hope.

'Featuring guest journal illustrations by bestselling author Marie Lu.' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2017 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2016 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
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