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The Song of the Orphans

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The Song of the Orphans by Daniel Price
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Jul 04, 2017 | ISBN 9780399164996
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Praise for The Song of the Orphans
A Kirkus Pick for Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2017

“As intriguing as The Flight of the Silvers was, this follow-up is even more mind-bending…and the relationships between the characters (who are now more like a family than a group of strangers thrown together) are richer and more intricate. A brilliantly imagined fantasy.”—David Pitt, Booklist (starred review)

“The action is unrelenting, the body count and the emotional toll are high, the revelations are twisty and brutal, and allegiances shift constantly; as in the previous installment, you may need a score card to keep up. A worthy and thrilling follow-up to The Flight of the Silvers; the wait for Book 3 will be tough to bear.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A King-sized doorstopper epic of superhuman proportions. This sucker is jam-packed with X-Men by way of Fringe action scenes, each one carefully crafted and massive in scope….Hugely cinematic, and packed to the rafters with fight scenes and conflict galore, The Song of the Orphans was well worth the wait. Fans will be pleased to take another trip to AltAmerica, but now begins the wait for book three. I shall wait patiently, or at least try to.”—Michael Patrick Hicks, author of Convergence

“Conjures a detailed, fantastic alternate Earth, populated with vulnerable, relatable characters from this Earth who readers will enthusiastically follow anywhere. Speculative fiction writers wear imagination like a suit of clothes, and Daniel Price has a closetful.”—Robert Buettner, bestselling author of The Golden Gate

“Daniel Price bends genres like his characters bend time and matter, layering sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery in a story that will swallow you whole. The Song of the Orphans is entertaining, poignant, visceral, and above all, smart. One can only hope that the third installment of Price’s trilogy arrives as soon as possible.”—Lily Brooks-Dalton, author of Good Morning, Midnight

“Dazzlingly original and nimbly told, Daniel Price’s Silvers series brims with mind-bending fun.”—Brendan Duffy, author of House of Echoes

“A sharp, smart piece of science-fiction. Price has not only recaptured the grand scale of Book One, but expanded upon it. It’s a narrative that unspools cinematically in the mind’s eye; there’s a visual acuity at work here that is wonderful and rare. Here’s hoping that the wait for Book Three will be a short one. After all, the world is running out of time.”—Allen Adams, The Maine Edge
 
“Amazing.”—Casey Rose Frank, The Joyful Pen

Praise for The Flight of the Silvers
Nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
An io9 “Can’t Miss” Science Fiction Pick


“VERDICT: This first volume in a planned trilogy is fascinating sf; Price’s strong, engaging characters and fast-moving plot will keep readers on their toes. Highly recommended for fans of apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.”—Library Journal (starred review)

“An absorbing adventure with a fresh take on both the parallel-universe and the paranormal subgenres. You’ll get pulled in.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The cast is engaging (it includes a 16-year-old Australian boy, a girl who’s been separated from her entire family, and an affable cartoonist), and the author has created an alternate-reality world that is both bewilderingly different and reassuringly familiar….A highly imaginative exercise in world building that also features characters it’s very easy to care about.”—Booklist

“A mind-bending work of science fiction, Flight of the Silvers pairs an excellently paced plot with well-written and fully realized characters. If you’re new to the science fiction world, Daniel Price’s chunkster might just be the book to draw you into the genre.”—S. Krishna’s Books blog

“Daniel Price has given readers the first installment of what promises to be a well-wrought sci-fi saga, colored by intriguing ideas and complex characters adrift in a wonderfully weird world. The Flight of the Silvers is thought-provoking, cinematic in scope…and very, very good.”—The Maine Edge

“Price deserves credit for creating immediately relatable characters whose motivations are understandable even when not so commendable. But he deserves out-and-out praise for doing so while constantly upping the temporal ante….Any hours spent reading The Flight of the Silvers will be time well spent.”—BookPage

“In The Flight of the Silvers, Daniel Price’s time-bending X-Men travel through an alternative America that is both alien and disturbingly familiar. Fast-paced, poignant, and absorbing.”—Emily Croy Barker, author of The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic

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