The Bastards and the Knives

by Scott Lynch
The Bastards and the Knives (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1.5) - Scott Lynch 8.80   21

These two novellas tell the story of how Locke, Jean and the other gentleman bastards acquired the Austershalin brandy that played such a key role in the con at the centre of THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA and how they managed to avoid being killed by the elite assassins known as the Choir of Knives. These two novellas will fill in the backstory of the Bastards and allow fans to revisit the pleasures of the banter and antics of Caldo, Galdo and Bug as well discover how Locke and Jean forged their gang. They will also serve as an excellent introduction to Locke and his world for new readers. And because these are novellas by Scott Lynch they will also provide 100,000 words full of devious con-work, high adventure, razor sharp dialogue and rich atmopshere.

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Release date TBA (estimate 2023)
Details updated January 16, 2023

The Gentleman Bastard Sequence :: Series

Series contains 7 primary works and has 8 total works.

Follow the the life and adventures of Locke Lamora, a master con artist in a world where con artistry, as we know it, is a new and rare style of crime. These seven novels will reveal his grand ambitions as well as his astounding failures. See his wits pitted against ever-increasing odds on behalf of the few things that truly matter to him, through the highs and lows of crime, courtly intrigue, politics, love, and war...

The Lies of Locke Lamora (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1) 8.84   285
The Bastards and the Knives (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1.5) 8.80   21
Red Seas Under Red Skies (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #2) 8.80   40
The Republic of Thieves (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #3) 8.58   28
The Thorn of Emberlain (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #4) 8.86   36