Gideon the Ninth

by Muir, Tamsyn (Author)

ISBN: 9781250313195

Unlike anything I've ever read. -V.E. Schwab

Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! -Charles Stross

The Emperor needs necromancers.

The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants. The result is a heart-pounding epic science fantasy.

Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and prepares to launch her daring escape. But her childhood nemesis won't set her free without a service. The emperor has called his necromancers to action, and Harrowhark is set on Gideon attending her as bodyguard. If Gideon survives, she'll be a hero, and a free woman. If not, she can look forward to eternity as a shambling bone-servant. Random House Green Omni, Fall 2019

Format: Hardcover, 448 pages

Publisher:, September 2019

Product Dimensions: 8.5 L × 6 W × 1.4 H

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