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LBB Presents ONLINE: Everina Maxwell with Becky Chambers & Ann Leckie - Winter's Orbit

Saturday, February 6, 3:00pm CT
Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page

Left Bank Books welcomes exciting new author
Everina Maxwell,
who will discuss her debut book, 
Winter's Orbit
on our Facebook Live Page at 3:00pm CT on February 6.
Maxwell will be in conversation with award-winning authors
Becky Chambers and Ann Leckie.
Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a copy of
from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!

 

About Winter's Orbit

Ancillary Justice meets Red, White & Royal Blue in Winter’s Orbit, Everina Maxwell’s gut-wrenching and romantic debut.

A famously disappointing minor royal and the Emperor's least favorite grandchild, Prince Kiem is summoned before the Emperor and commanded to renew the empire's bonds with its newest vassal planet. The prince must marry Count Jainan, the recent widower of another royal prince of the empire.

But Jainan suspects his late husband’s death was no accident. And Prince Kiem discovers Jainan is a suspect himself. But broken bonds between the Empire and its vassal planets leaves the entire empire vulnerable, so together they must prove that their union is strong while uncovering a possible conspiracy.

Their successful marriage will align conflicting worlds.

Their failure will be the end of the empire.

“Delightful! Winter's Orbit is a chilling account of a dark past wrapped in the warm blanket of a promising future. It was such a pleasure to read.” —Ann Leckie, New York Times bestselling author of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice

“A captivating love story with engaging characters, wrapped around a murder mystery with high-stakes multi-world politics. Winter’s Orbit reminds me in the best way of the Vorkosigan series by Lois McMaster Bujold. I can’t wait to see what Maxwell does next!” —Martha Wells, New York Times bestselling author of the Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning Murderbot Diaries

About the Speakers

Everina Maxwell is the author of Winter's Orbit. She lives and works in Yorkshire, where she collects books and kills houseplants.  She grew up in Sussex, UK, where she was lucky enough to live near a library that stocked Lois McMaster Bujold, Anne McCaffrey and Terry Pratchett, so spent all her spare time devouring science fiction and doorstopper fantasy, with her family’s Georgette Heyer collection always a reliable friend when the library books ran out. She first took part in NaNoWriMo in 2004 and continues to precariously balance writing, a day job, and watching Let’s Plays of video games she claims she doesn’t have time to play. You can find her online at everinamaxwell.com.

Becky Chambers is a science fiction author based in Northern California. She is best known for her Hugo Award-winning Wayfarers series, which currently includes The Long Way to a Small, Angry PlanetA Closed and Common Orbit, and Record of a Spaceborn Few. Her books have also been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Locus Award, and the Women's Prize for Fiction, among others. Her most recent work is To Be Taught, If Fortunate, a standalone novella.

Ann Leckie is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and British Science Fiction Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice. She has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

All you need to do to participate is log in to your personal Facebook account, go to Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page, and wait for the livestream to begin on the page (you may need to refresh the page periodically until the stream begins). You may also watch the simulcast right here on this event page.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 3:00pm
Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page
Winter's Orbit Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250758835
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Tor Books - February 2nd, 2021