What would you say to the Antichrist? It’s probably not a question you’ve thought of often. Or maybe it is, I don’t know your life. In this audio excerpt of The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune, Linus Baker finds himself facing the Antichrist, and it’s quite clear that he has not considered what he would do in such a situation. And that’s to say nothing of Arthur Parnassus, master of the orphanage where the little Antichrist is staying, and someone even more mysterious.
There are so many different type of protagonists out there, from the sweet cinnamon roll hero to the tortured, tragic titular character. But one of our favorites? The chaotic problem protagonist. Read on as Everina Maxwell, author of Winter’s Orbit, breaks down the trope and why we love it.
For fans of Brandon Sanderson and Patrick Rothfuss, The House of Always is the fourth epic fantasy in Jenn Lyons’ Chorus of Dragons series that began with The Ruin of Kings. Please enjoy this free excerpt.
What would your first reaction be if you ran into a clone of yourself? Some might say ‘murder,’ but Sarah Gailey, author of The Echo Wife, would like you to consider some options before leaping straight to homocide. Check out their thoughts here!
The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours. Check out the first audio clip in our series here and the second here. Keep an eye out for the next excerpt, coming soon!