The Queen of Shards (The Chronicles of Lilith, #1)

The Queen of Shards (The Chronicles of Lilith, #1)

by Jens C. Büdinger
The Queen of Shards (The Chronicles of Lilith, #1)

The Queen of Shards (The Chronicles of Lilith, #1)

by Jens C. Büdinger



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Bringing together The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and Inception in an epic action-packed narrative.

Zain is last of the Vampires…
… the Death of the Undeath…
… and now, he's finally decided to die.

After 700 years, all his efforts and sacrifices meant nothing. He's killed his kind to save the world from their hunger, but all he's been left with is everlasting guilt and solitude.

The only one who could save him is Lilith, the first other immortal he's seen in centuries.

Yet a dark omen follows in her wake…

The Shard she stole hides dark secrets in its reflection that even Zain won't dare look at. Yet she stares, ceaselessly, into the void that it harbours…

Now, Zain stands at the edge of a precipice. He desperately clings to his false reality while Lilith forces him to embrace the hard truths of the darkness inside him. As Lilith slowly loses herself to the secrets of the Shard and its power, will Zain also suffer the same fate by following her?

All he knows is that he can't give up, not when he's this close to finding purpose once more in this pointless existence.




You'll love The Queen of Shards because it's a dark fantasy & sci-fi series played on multiple realities featuring a tragically flawed anti-hero, strong heroines and a large cast of complex and morally gray individuals. The book explores many existential and metaphysical themes whilst also carrying the lightness of fun banter between a group of unlikely friends and lovers in a world of epic proportions.

It's the first book of a series ending on a cliffhanger.

Due to its dramatic dark themes and graphic nature it is recommended for an adult audience.


About the Series:

The Chronicles of Lilith is a Metaphysical Dark Fantasy / Sci-Fi series that explores many deep existential themes and ideas as well as the nature of reality. It is a story within a story within a story.

At its core the Chronicles are a series of books about the origins and end of creation, the meaning of life and whether it ought to continue. It is a story witnessed through multiple realities and timelines by a host of supreme deities known as the Greater Immortals who together uphold the very fabric of existence and reality, whether they're aware of it or not.

As this deep narrative slowly unfolds the reader joins each character as they slowly discover themselves and their roles in the mystery that is life as well as their own humanity, or lack thereof. Readers who embark on this long journey will travel across realities following a number of complex and interesting characters as both endure a riveting, heart-wrenching adventure about finding hope, meaning, love, courage and beauty whilst facing the struggles of life, death, suffering and the true face of nihilism.

"Ideal for" audiences

This series is suitable for adult audiences which enjoy high-action narratives with multiple concurrent plot lines in a carefully curated world/setting. People particularly interested in philosophy, morality, spirituality, metaphysics, understanding of existence and human nature will enjoy this story in particular through its elegant story-telling without having to endure unnecessary and lengthy exposition which often occurs in such books. As a dark-themed series, the books contain some degree of violence, explicit language and death which whilst present does not carry the same degree and frequency of grimdark or horror genres.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940166267689
Publisher: Jens C. Büdinger
Publication date: 07/22/2022
Series: The Chronicles of Lilith
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: eBook
File size: 3 MB
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