Welcome to Scion. No safer place.
The year is 2059. Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people's minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a rare kind of clairvoyant – and under Scion law, she commits treason simply by breathing.
Elsewhere, however, there is a seat of power even greater than Scion. And they have a different design for Paige and her uncommon abilities...
The Bone Season is the first in a series of seven fantasy novels.
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'A dazzlingly witty, brainy, and bewitching tale of outrageous courage, heroic compassion, transcendent love, and the quest for freedom' – Booklist
'Fabulous, epic fantasy thriller' – Times
'A massive, intricate story ... in [a] blisteringly paced plot' – New York Magazine
'A dark and exquisitely rendered fantasy unlike anything out there. The Bone Season is a must-read' – Kami Garcia
'Truly extraordinary and thrilling' – Andy Serkis
'Slick and vivid . . . Gives the fantasy genre a refreshing lease of life. The Bone Season is enough to transport even hardened sceptics of the fantasy genre into its imaginative realm' – Metro
'A rapid-fire wonder of a book' – Marie Claire
'Dark, embattled, highly wrought fantasy' – Observer
'Had me gripped as if in a vice, keeping me hostage among the 452 pages until the end, when I was left eager for the next book – Stylist
'Dynamic and direct . . . There is an exciting breadth to Shannon's world' – Evening Standard
'Intelligent, inventive, dark, and engrossing enough to keep me up late to finish' – NPR.org
'A dystopian thriller that delivers' – Salon
- Bulgarian by Ciela Norma, Сезонът на коститеtr (Sezonat na Kostite)
- Catalan by Edicions Bromera, L'Era dels Ossos, tr. Marta Pera Cucurell
- Chinese (Simplified) by Shanghai 99 Culture Consulting
- Chinese (Traditional) by Sharp Point Press
- Croatian by Profil Knjig, Sezona Kostiju
- Czech by HOST, Kostičas, tr. Lenka Kapsová
- Dutch by Prometheus, Het bottenseizoen, tr. Janet van der Lee
- French by Éditions J'ai Lu, Bone Season: Saison d'os, tr. Benjamin Kuntzer
- German by Berlin Verlag, The Bone Season: Die Träumerin, tr. Charlotte Lungstrass-Kapfer
- Greek by Platypus, Η ΕΠΟΧΗ ΤΩΝ ΟΣΤΩΝ (Age of Bone), tr. Πηνελόπη Τριάδα
- Hebrew by Agam Books, עונת העצמות, tr. Devora Busheri
- Hungarian by Athenaeum Kiadó, Csontszüret, tr. Juhász Viktor
- Italian by Salani Editore, La Stagione della falce: La Sognatrice errante, tr. Laura Serra
- Latvian by Zvaigzne ABC
- Norwegian by Kagge Forlag, Drømmegjengeren, tr. Kjersti Velsand
- Polish by SQN, Czas Żniw, tr. Regina Kołek
- Portuguese by Casa das Letras, A Estação dos Ossos, tr. Fátima Andrade
- Portuguese (Brazil) by Editora Rocco (2015)
- Romanian by Curtea Veche, Sezonul Oaselor: The Bone Season, tr. Teodora Văcariu
- Russian by Azbooka-Atticus
- Serbian, Sezona kostiju, by Laguna
- Slovene, Sanjačka, by Učila International, tr. Amanda Mlakar
- Slovak by Vydavatel'stvo Tatran, Zber kostí, tr. Lucia Halová
- Spanish by Fantascy, La Era de Huesos, tr. Gemma Rovira
- Swedish by Modernista, Drömgångare, tr. Lena Jonsson and Emma Jonsson Sandström
- Thai by Post Books
- Turkish by Pegasus Yayincilik
- Vietnamese by Nhã Nam, Mùa Xương, tr. Nhiệt Xích
* Translations in green are available now; translations in red have yet to be published. Watch this space.