After a successful debut in Canada and the UK, Adrian Tchaikovsky and his series, Shadows of the Apt are set to finally release in 2010. Published by Pyr Books, the series will sport some new cover art.

Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The cover for the third novel, Blood of the Mantis, hasn’t been released yet, but I’m sure it’ll appear sooner rather than later. The artwork is by the very talented Jon Sullivan.

  • Arcelor October 8, 2009 at 6:24 am

    Holy cow! those covers are AWESOME… Pyr is really going all out with their titles.

  • James October 8, 2009 at 7:37 am

    Those really are some really nice covers and I do believe I greatly prefer them over the UK covers. Not that the UK covers don’t have a nice quality to them, but these ones feature great art and good placement. For once, I think I can rightly say that the UK covers are a bit too plane.

  • Kendall October 8, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    Okay, I’m a dork; I thought these books were already available over here. (eyeroll) I read too many U.K. SF review blogs ;-) and’s globalization thing also adds to the confusion for me.

  • Emperor October 9, 2009 at 3:00 am

    Hmmm…this calls for…

    The Ring of Wiki! Oh, great Wiki, bring me the information about this Lore!

    Haha, seriously though, looks awesome. Maybe a slight bit of info for those unfamiliar would be nice? But, Wiki is still too easy. Great Cover Art.

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  • TheApt March 19, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    Er…forgive me if I’m wrong, but don’t the Wasp-kinden use spears and crossbows, not bows?