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Katya’s War by Jonathan L. Howard

The battle lines have been drawn. The people of Russalka turn upon one another in a ruthless and unwavering civil war even while their world sickens and the deep black ocean is stained red with their blood. As the young civilisation weakens, its vitality fuelling the opposing armies at the cost of all else, the war drums beat louder and louder.

Katya Kuriakova knows it cannot last. Both sides are exhausted – it can only be a matter of days or weeks before they finally call a truce and negotiate. But the days and weeks pass, the death toll mounts, and still the enemy will not talk.

Then a figure from the tainted past returns to make her an offer she cannot lightly refuse – a plan to stop the war. But to do it she will have to turn her back on everything she has believed in, everything she has ever fought for, to make sacrifices greater even than laying down her own life. To save Russalka, she must become its greatest enemy.

Book Info:

The Second Book in The Russalka Chronicles

UK Print
Date: 7th November 2013
ISBN: 9781908844187
Format: Medium Paperback
R.R.P.: £7.99

US/CAN Print
Date: 5th November 2013
ISBN: 9781908844194
Format: Large Paperback
R.R.P.: $9.99

Date: 5th November 2013
ISBN: 9781908844200
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / $6.99

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook | | |

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
Robot Trading Company

Other Books in This Series:

1. Katya’s World (November 2012)

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Author Info:

Jonathan L. Howard: WWW | @JonathanLHoward on Twitter

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Praise and Reviews for Katya’s War:

Katya’s War is a far deeper and darker novel than Book 1, Katya’s World. The dangers are extreme and, after a brief set up, the action is non-stop. James Bond would be hard pressed to survive in this nail-biting story! Go Katya! I can hardly wait to see what she’s up to next!”
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“I love that it’s hard science fiction, and I would definitely recommend this series to anyone looking for pure sci-fi in YA. If you’ve read Katya’s World, you definitely don’t want to miss this sequel!”
– Ashley, The AP Book Club

“Katya’s War is what any second book in a trilogy should be, a fantastic read on itself, one where the action progresses the plot, the stakes keeps on getting higher and we get some unexplained lil tidbits that we hope will make sense in the last book! No middle book syndrome for this one at all!”
– In Love with Handmade

Katya’s War is an expertly-crafted novel that has no peer in the current YA landscape. Well-freaking-done, Howard. The book left me with an almost feral grin, teeth bared in a mixture of delight and tension, thinking: “Bring it on!””
– Leo Cristea 

Praise and Reviews for Katya’s World:

“It’s a highly effective, thought-provoking novel, and it left me looking forward to the next volume.”
Philip Reeve, author of the Predator Cities series.

“A really well imagined world, detailed and utterly believable, great mix of technical detail and breathless action.”
Charlie Higson, author of the Young Bond series and the Enemy series.

“Imagine The Hunt for Red October meets Retribution Falls. Rich in the character department and packed full of underwater wonders from prow to stern, Katya’s World is exactly as enjoyable as all that.”
– Niall Alexander,

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