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  • Published: 28 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780099594284
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

Star Wars: Bloodline




From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set roughly six years before the events of the film.

The Sunday Times Bestseller

WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCEWhen the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory.

Now a respected senator, Leia must grapple with the dangers that threaten to cripple the fledgling democracy—from both within and without. Underworld kingpins, treacherous politicians, and Imperial loyalists are sowing chaos in the galaxy. Desperate to take action, senators are calling for the election of a First Senator. It is their hope that this influential post will bring strong leadership to a divided galaxy.

As the daughter of Darth Vader, Leia faces with distrust the prospect of any one person holding such a powerful position—even when supporters suggest Leia herself for the job. But a new enemy may make this path Leia’s only option. For at the edges of the galaxy, a mysterious threat is growing…

  • Published: 28 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780099594284
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Claudia Gray

Claudia Gray is the author of Star Wars: Bloodline; Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan; and Star Wars: Lost Stars. Her other books include Defy the Starsand the Evernight, Spellcaster, and Firebrand series. She has worked as a lawyer, a journalist, a disc jockey, and a particularly ineffective waitress. Her lifelong interests include old houses, classic movies, vintage style, and history. She lives in New Orleans.

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Praise for Star Wars: Bloodline

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set roughly six years before the events of the film.

Publisher

An entertaining tale of intrigue and adventure

IGN

Star Wars: Bloodline isn’t just a great Star Wars book, or a great Leia book, or a great book; it’s a great introduction into the larger world of Star Wars in general.

Comicbook.com

Unmissable . . . Bloodline’s tense politics, vivid new characters, and perfectly characterized Leia make it feel as central to the Star Warsuniverse as one of the films

Tor.com

Gripping. . . Bloodline provides vital links between the Original Trilogy and The Force Awakens

NY Daily News

This book will change how you see The Force Awakens — and 2016 politics

Mashable

The essential novel for any Star Wars fan

Inverse

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