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Is part of Book of Elita Kate Jacoby , 1998-2000 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Voice of the Demon
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The Enemy, the Ally and the Angel of Darkness have been named... and the prophecy of the Key is coming to pass, promising chaos and destruction for Lusara and its people. The Enemy is Robert Douglas, Earl of Dunlorn and now Duke of Haddon, banished from the Enclave by the Key, for he will neither bow to the will of the ruling council, nor will he use his sorcerous powers to overthrow the usurper King Selar. But he cannot rest content at Dunlorn, for his reckless brother Finnlay, believed dead by most of Lusara, has left the sorcerer's hidden colony and is headed straight for trouble. The Ally is Jenn, now returned to her family at Elita and learning to live the life of a noblewoman, whilst using her own powers secretly to help those disobeying the Guilde's punitive new laws. Then Lusara's Queen asks her aid, and Jenn must once again call on Robert and the Bond they share. And the Angel of Darkness masquerades as a Guilde Alderman, using his position close to the King to foment his own malevolent plans for Lusara - and the Ally. A sorcerer of immense power, descended directly from the maker of the Key and the Word of Destruction, he seeks both artefact and spell, the one to enhance his own powers, the other to wield... Caught against the human face of prophecy, the Enemy, the Ally and the Angel of Darkness must each face their own greatest weaknesses. Kate Jacoby

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Notes

  • Dedication: In memory of Ian Gunn
  • Epigraph:

    Where once the glorious pennant flew
    and brilliant trumpet hailed the dawn,
    the dread usurper defiled our spirit
    and left no place for peace to hide.
    Where graceful spire and buttress arched
    o'er the tranquil holy place
    rapaciously and brutally the cursed serpent
    cut down Lusara's pride.

    from Battle of Shanogh Anar
    by Thomas McKinnley

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Gollancz ,
      1999 .
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      Extent: 478p.
      ISBN: 0575067810(pbk.), 0575065257 (hbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Millennium ,
      2000 .
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      Extent: 478p.
      ISBN: 1857989260 (pbk)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Books of Elita Kate Jacoby , London : Jo Fletcher Books , 2018 14911521 2018 selected work novel

    'In the omnibus edition of The Books of Elita, a glorious epic of political intrigue, sorcery and romance: magic can no longer lie hidden when an ancient evil threatens the country, perfect for fans of Robert Jordan and Robin Hobb.'  (Publication summary)

    London : Jo Fletcher Books , 2018

Works about this Work

Untitled Bill Congreve , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 27-28 2001; (p. 222-227)

— Review of Inheritance Simon Brown , 2000 single work novel ; Exile's Return Kate Jacoby , 1998 single work novel ; Voice of the Demon Kate Jacoby , 1999 single work novel ; Black Eagle Rising Kate Jacoby , 2000 single work novel ; Medalon Jennifer Fallon , 2000 single work novel ; Aramaya Jane Routley , 1999 single work novel ; The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Untitled Bill Congreve , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 27-28 2001; (p. 222-227)

— Review of Inheritance Simon Brown , 2000 single work novel ; Exile's Return Kate Jacoby , 1998 single work novel ; Voice of the Demon Kate Jacoby , 1999 single work novel ; Black Eagle Rising Kate Jacoby , 2000 single work novel ; Medalon Jennifer Fallon , 2000 single work novel ; Aramaya Jane Routley , 1999 single work novel ; The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
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