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Magical Miscalculations: Revealing the Cover for Margaret Killjoy’s The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion

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Magical Miscalculations: Revealing the Cover for Margaret Killjoy’s The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion

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Published on January 23, 2017

We’re excited to show off the cover for Margaret Killjoy’s The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, a punk fantasy that Alan Moore calls “scary and energetic.” The first in a new series, The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion is a story of ancient witchcraft among modern-day vagabonds, and about the hope we find in the strangest of places. Learn more about the novella and check out the full cover by artist Mark Smith below!

Available August 15th from Tor.com Publishing. From the catalog copy:

Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveller, jaded from a decade on the road. Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious and sudden suicide, she ventures to the squatter, utopian town of Freedom, Iowa. All is not well in Freedom, however: things went awry after the town’s residents summoned a protector spirit to serve as their judge and executioner.

Danielle shows up in time to witness the spirit—a blood-red, three-antlered deer—begin to turn on its summoners. Danielle and her new friends have to act fast if they’re going to save the town—or get out alive.

Cover art by Mark Smith; design by Jamie Stafford-Hill
Cover art by Mark Smith; design by Jamie Stafford-Hill

Pre-order The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion now at the links below, or from your favorite ebook retailer:

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