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In a city of living bone rising high above the clouds, where danger hides in the wind and the ground is lost to legend, a young woman must expose a dangerous secret to save everyone she loves.

Welcome to a world of wind and bone, songs and silence, betrayal and courage.

About the Author

Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde's first novel, the Andre Norton- and Compton Crook-Award winning and Nebula Nominated UPDRAFT (Tor/Macmillan 2015) received multiple starred reviews and was named one of iO9's Very Best Science Fiction and Fantasy titles for 2015.

CLOUDBOUND, book two in the Bone Universe series, is a Locus Recommended book, a Kirkus September don't-miss, an iO9.com Fall Must-Read and an Amazon September fall pick.

HORIZON, the third and final book in the Bone Universe, arrives September 26, 2017

Fran's Hugo-nominated novelette "The Jewel and Her Lapidary" was published by Tor.com in May 2016 and has been nominated for a 2016 Nebula award for Best Novelette, a Locus Award for Best Novelette Recommended, a Hugo Award for Best Novelette, and an LA Public Library Best Book.

Fran's short stories have appeared in publications including Asimov's, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature, Tor.com, and the 2017 Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. Her interview series Cooking the Books - about the intersection between food and fiction - has appeared at Strange Horizons, Tor.com, iTunes, and on her website (franwilde.net) .

Fran is a fan of the Oxford Comma, can tie sailing knots, set gemstones, and program digital minions. She is represented by Barry Goldblatt of BG Literary.

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