Fool’s Assassin – Robin Hobb

Spotted in the library …. mammoth hardback edition, polished off today and necessitating an AbeBooks purchase of the intervening The Tawny Man trilogy to fill in the gap between the end of Fitz’s early adventures in the Mountain Kingdom on his quest to find Prince Verity, and the era of Fool’s Assassin which starts with …. SPOILER……

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…… a forty-something Fitz living happily with Molly as Tom Badgerlock, holder of Skill-Mistress Nettle’s manor and lands at Withywoods.

The Tawny Man trio arrived yesterday (so that’s my Christmas reading sorted) and Fool’s Assassin is the first in a whole new trilogy, Fitz and the Fool. Goody good.

Author’s page: Fool’s Assassin – Robin Hobb (The Fitz and the Fool Trilogy 1)