Matthew J Kirby

MATTHEW J KIRBY is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of the middle grade novels The Clockwork Three, Icefall, and the Assassin’s Creed series Last Descendants, among many others. He has won the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, the PEN Center USA award for Children’s Literature, and the Judy Lopez Memorial Award.

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“The era-hopping is one of the things I love about Assassin’s Creed. I’ve always been fascinated by history, the stories of cause and effect that we tell ourselves to create our identities, and I’m a sucker for secret histories, especially.”
Track of Words, Interview with Matthew J Kirby, author of Geirmund’s Saga

Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm by Yan Leisheng ACONYTE BOOKS & UBISOFT® COLLABORATE TO CREATE NEW ADVENTURE NOVELS FROM THE WORLDS OF ASSASSIN’S CREED® April 23, 2021 - Asmodee Entertainment is delighted to announce that Aconyte, the fiction imprint of global games group, Asmodee, has secured a multi-year agreement with Ubisoft® to create brand new novels set in the various eras of their Assassin’s Creed® video games. Already announced as Ubisoft’s go-to fiction partner for novels for adult… Read more.
Aconyte Books and UBISOFT® collaborate to publish new game-based novels October 8, 2020 -         Aconyte Books has secured a multi-year agreement with Ubisoft® to create brand new novels set in the worlds of some of their most beloved video games. With this agreement, Aconyte will become Ubisoft’s primary publishing partner of novels for adults. In addition to a wide range… Read more.

“Geirmund saga is definitely a treat for all fans of Viking history.”
Book Eater Reality

“If you’ve seen the TV show The Last Kingdom, you’d have a lot of fun with this.”
Damsel in the Library

“If you’re looking for an epic tale of a man’s life from son to warrior king, then this is something you should check out.”
Radioactive Book Reviews

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Geirmund’s Saga blew it out of the water for me… an epic that stands on its own as a captivating story. If you’re a fan of Assassin’s Creed, or you’re looking for an emotional, theme-filled, Viking Tale, this book is something that I’ll wholeheartedly recommend.”
Peyton F Writes

“In-depth and compelling storytelling… giving life to a story that takes shape before our eyes as if by magic. Sincerely recommended.”
Tom’s Hardware

“A strong viking saga put to a short novel form, offering a true “hero’s journey”… the novel is a success and for the hardcore fans this serves as a nice teaser of what awaits us there in the game.”
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