All-new Jim Butcher, Glass Library and My Brother’s Keeper – these are the most exciting new fantasy books in September 2023
Winds of heaven, desolate moors and storytellers at the abbey. From epic fantasy sagas to quirky historical fiction and even immortal wars, these are some of the most anticipated new releases among the fantasy books of September 2023.
Complete with titles, release dates, authors, synopsis and links to pre-order and buy your favourite new fantasy book releases right now…
Awesome New Fantasy Books September 2023
The Third Cut
Tao Wong, 1 September 2023
The Third Cut is the ninth instalment in the xianxia cultivation series, A Thousand Li. Wu Ying embarks on a perilous quest to uncover the source of corruption emanating from the southern kingdom of Nanyue. Within this corruption, spirit stones have been tainted with twisted daos, threatening to engulf the world. Guided by the wind of heaven, Wu Ying journeys through the enigmatic kingdom, facing formidable daos and grave dangers. With the support of both familiar and newfound companions, he strives to halt the corruption’s advance before it becomes irreversible in The Third Cut.
My Brother’s Keeper
Tim Powers, 5 September 2023
In the desolate Yorkshire moors, Emily Brontë’s life intertwines with Alcuin Curzon’s after she aids him near a pagan shrine. Curzon battles lycanthropy’s resurgence, while Emily’s family secret connects to a malevolent werewolf deity. Despite enmity, they unite against werewolves, pagan deities, and moorland demons. Their alliance escalates into a final clash, spanning haunted Haworth to a distant shrine. United against an ancient evil, they fight for their lives and souls in a grim battle in My Brother’s Keeper.
The Untitled Books
CJ Archer, 5 September 2023
Book 3 in the Glass Library series sees Sylvia and the professor turn away bound manuscripts with magic content at the Glass Library. Yet, a bookbinder’s murder connects them to Gabe from Scotland Yard. As they delve into the case, secrets unravel, including ties to Sylvia’s past. Pursuing the truth takes them through London’s shadows, revealing unscrupulous players and long-hidden truths in The Untitled Books.
Genres Fantasy, Mystery, Mystery Thriller, Science Fiction Fantasy, Historical
Author CJ Archer Home Melbourne, Australia
Publisher CJ Archer Buy it e-Book
Michael Anderle, 5 September 2023
The final book in the Elementalist trilogy. Jack Williams returns as a symbol of hope for Elementals, hunted by the relentless SPP and shadowy foes. With audacious determination, he aims to unite Elementals and defy powerful entities seeking to subdue them. Can Jack rally the Elementals and lead them to victory, or will their resistance be snuffed out? Shocking betrayals and heart-pounding action drive this gripping urban fantasy as Jack battles for their destiny in Triumph.
Genres Fantasy, Adult and College Fantasy
Author Michael Anderle Home Houston, Texas
Publisher LMBPN Publishing Buy it e-Book
Stacey McEwan, 12 September 2023
Dawsyn’s fight to save the people of the Ledge persists in book two of The Glacian Trilogy. Escaping the Ledge was just the beginning for Dawsyn. Rescued from the queen’s dungeon by her village friends, she grapples with newfound and unstable powers while facing betrayal. As they ascend the perilous slopes to the Glacian kingdom to save those on the Ledge, Dawsyn confronts both foes and inner demons, unveiling an entirely new evil in Chasm.
Mammoths at the Gates
Nghi Vo, 12 September 2023
Book four of four in The Singing Hills Cycle. Returning to Singing Hills Abbey, Cleric Chih faces joy and sorrow. Mentor Cleric Thien’s death unites archivists and storytellers at the abbey, but unrest brews. Granddaughters of Coh clan demand Thien’s body for burial, igniting a clash. Amid honouring their mentor and defusing tensions, Chih navigates with Almost Brilliant. Yet, Myriad Virtues, Thien’s hoopoe companion, mourns with unprecedented power, hinting at unforeseen repercussions in Mammoths at the Gates.
Fall of Ruin and Wrath
Jennifer L. Armentrout, 12 September 2023
Book 1 in the all-new Jennifer L. Armentrout Awakening series. In a world destroyed by gods, only nine cities remain, ruled by pleasure-seeking royalty called guardians. Calista, gifted with infallible intuition, hides as a courtesan for the Baron of Archwood, trading information for protection. When she saves a troubled prince and her intuition warns of both joy and doom, she becomes the prince’s companion. Amidst rebellion, danger, and conflicting feelings, Calista faces the choice of following her intuition to safety or her heart to potential downfall in Jennifer L Armentrout’s Fall of Ruin and Wrath.
The Words of Kings and Prophets
Shauna Lawless, 14 September 2023
Book two in the Gael Song series. In 1000 AD Ireland, war looms over mortals and immortals as kingdoms vie for dominance. Unhappy queen Gormflaith of Brian Boru seeks the downfall of the Descendants, her Fomorian adversaries. As her machinations take an unexpected turn, her magic’s potency comes to light, yet at a grave cost. Disguised as a healer, Descendant Fódla protects her secretive nephew from dark forces. A mysterious man, Tomas, arrives, endangering Gormflaith, Fódla, and Ireland itself, his ambitions endanger them all in The Words of Kings and Prophets.
David Edison, 19 September 2023
A wild girl with sand magic and a mad god striving to mend his shattered world unite. Caralee Vinnet’s life is dust-bound; water is scarce, and controlled by a privileged few. Caralee harbours sand-based magic, inadvertently summoning a former god-king who broke the world 800 years ago and inhabits her friend’s body. She’ll risk all to reclaim her loss, even if her new ally poses a threat in Sandymancer.
Jim Butcher, 19 September 2023
Set in the Cinder Spires universe, new lieutenant Benedict Sorellin-Lancaster receives a covert summons from the Spirearch of Spire Albion. Tasked with retrieving a mysterious bag on the isolated Colony Spire, Dependence, he’s joined by three reformed Warriorborn, once criminals. Their mission takes a perilous turn as they confront a deadly weapon that threatens the Spires’ equilibrium. Benedict’s Warriorborn skills become crucial for survival, as they battle for Spire Albion’s future against an impending catastrophe in Warriorborn.
Foul Heart Huntsman
Chloe Gong, 26 September 2023
Book two in the Foul Lady Fortune duology Amidst the impending 1932 Japanese invasion in Shanghai, national spy Rosalind Lang faces exposure. As the media frenzy surrounding her grows, she’s determined to rescue her missing husband, Orion. With her cover blown, she concocts a plan to leave under the guise of a national tour. Yet, a wrong turn during the tour leads to unexpected alliances, old secrets, and a dangerous mission to save her husband and her nation from a deadly chemical weapon in Foul Heart Huntsman.
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