Murder at the Kinnen Hotel - Brian McClellan

A novella.

Special Detective Constable Adamat may be the most capable young investigator in all of Adopest. He's sharp, thoughtful, and his particular sorcery gives him a flawless memory. A transfer to the First Precinct seems like the perfect opportunity to showcase his abilities and advance his career.

But things work differently in the First Precinct. The murder of a businessman's mistress quickly pulls Adamat into an unexpected world of conspiracy and politics where he's forced to use all his wits to stay one step ahead of unseen enemies and keep his friends — and himself — from the guillotine.

Occurs twenty-two years before the events in Promise of Blood.

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Release date: November 2014
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
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Updated: August 29, 2021

The Powder Mage (short fiction) :: Series

Chronological order:

  • Forsworn: Occurs about thirty-five years before Promise of Blood.
  • Servant of the Crown: Takes place immediately after the events in Forsworn but before the epilogue.
  • Murder at the Kinnen Hotel: occurs twenty-two years before the events in Promise of Blood.
  • Hope's End: About nineteen years before Promise of Blood.
  • The Girl of Hrusch Avenue: Ten years before Promise of Blood.
  • The Face in the Window: About two years before Promise of Blood.
  • Return to Honor: Between Promise of Blood and The Crimson Campaign.

Belongs to the series The Powder Mage Universe

The Girl of Hrusch Avenue
Hope's End
Forsworn
Servant of the Crown
Murder at the Kinnen Hotel
Return to Honor
In the Field Marshal's Shadow: Stories from the Powder Mage Universe
Ghosts of the Tristan Basin