THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER (Orbit Books, out now) is the debut novel from author Andrea Stewart. We discuss her writing process for this engaging fantasy adventure and creating the unique magic system that powers her world.

Fictitious Podcast Interview with THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER author Andrea Stewart

I’m joined in this episode by Andrea Stewart, author of THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER. This outstanding Fantasy debut novel features seafaring adventures, a unique and cruel magic system, an ambitious Emperor’s daughter with holes in her memory, a wanted smuggler chasing a specter from his past, magic animal companions, creepy mystical constructs, and so much more.

THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER arrived in stores on September 8th from Orbit Books. Buy it at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million, IndieBound, or wherever books are sold.

About Andrea Stewart

Andrea Stewart is the daughter of immigrants, and was raised in a number of places across the United States. Her parents always emphasized science and education, so she spent her childhood immersed in Star Trek and odd-smelling library books.

When her (admittedly ambitious) dreams of becoming a dragon slayer didn’t pan out, she instead turned to writing books. She now lives in sunny California, and in addition to writing, can be found herding cats, looking at birds, and falling down research rabbit holes.

Andrea Stewart — THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER

About THE BONE SHARD DAUGHTER

The emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire’s many islands.

Lin is the emperor’s daughter and spends her days trapped in a palace of locked doors and dark secrets. When her father refuses to recognise her as heir to the throne, she vows to prove her worth by mastering the forbidden art of bone shard magic.

Yet such power carries a great cost, and when the revolution reaches the gates of the palace, Lin must decide how far she is willing to go to claim her birthright – and save her people.

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