Assassin's Creed: The Golden City by Jaleigh Johnson

Assassin's Creed: The Golden City

Assassin's Creed: The Golden City

By Jaleigh Johnson

A young emperor’s life hangs in the balance in ancient Constantinople, and only the Brotherhood of Assassins can save him, in this action-packed historical adventure from the award-winning Assassin’s Creed universe

Constantinople, 867 – A murderous plot is afoot. Assisted by the Order of the Ancients, the emperor schemes to assassinate his son and throw the city into chaos. In response, the Hidden Ones have dispatched Assassin acolyte Hytham to join his mentor, Basim Ibn Ishaq, to infiltrate the palace and foil the emperor’s plan. But that is not his only mission… Hytham’s brotherhood have entrusted him with uncovering where Basim’s true loyalties lie and whether the master Assassin’s personal obsessions outweigh his sense of duty. For Hytham to succeed, he must tread carefully, for Constantinople is a city of shadows, and danger hides in all of them.

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Publication Details

Page Count: 320pp
Cover Art: Alejandro Colucci
Genre: Fantasy

Paperback edition

US On Sale Date: May 2, 2023
UK On Sale Date: July 6, 2023
Paperback ISBN: 9781839082214
Paperback Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm

Ebook edition

Global Ebook On Sale Date: May 2, 2023
ebook ISBN: 9781839082221

About the Author

JALEIGH JOHNSON is a fantasy author living and writing in the wilds of the Midwest. Her middle grade debut novel The Mark of the Dragonfly is a New York Times bestseller, and her other books from Delacorte Press include The Secrets of Solace, The Quest to the Uncharted Lands, and The Door to the Lost. In addition to the Marvel novel Triptych for Aconyte books, she has written several novels and short stories for the Dungeons and Dragons Forgotten Realms fiction line published by Wizards of the Coast. Johnson is an avid gamer and lifelong geek.

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Interviews and Articles

“I felt Johnson walked a tight line with Basim, ultimately foreshadowing a great deal we already know from Valhalla, but never spoiling anything from that game, or any future games. It was honestly quite impressive.”
Alligators and Aneurysms

“Offers a solid story and remains an engaging novel”
Access the Animus

“Assassin’s Creed: The Golden City has everything an Assassin’s Creed fan could ask for: action, intrigue, danger around every corner, disturbing revelations, and more.”
G Pop

“If you love the games or good action adventure historical novels with a sprinkle of intrigue this is one for you.”
What You Tolkien About

“The story is excellently paced and extremely well written. This is a 10/10 from me.”
Fan Fi Addict

“You don’t want to miss this book, the world is alive, vibrant and carries a story that is worthy of its own game”
Let’s Talk Assassin’s Creed

“Assassin’s Creed The Golden City is a great book for readers that enjoy drama, action, and stories of relationships without any prior knowledge of the Assassin’s Creed universe. Fans of the series will find a great introspective into the mind of an Assassin and a perfect read to excite for Assassin’s Creed Mirage.”
The Ones Who Came Before

“It had the magic of the games and a great story to boot.”
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Praise for Assassin’s Creed

“It’s a fast-paced fantasy, and I had so much fun reading it!

Wandering Through the Pages, Ming Storm

“Sword of the White Horse is a perfect read for those who enjoy mythology, historical fiction, badass female leads.”

Game Industry News

Assassin's Creed: The Golden City by Jaleigh Johnson

Global Ebook On Sale: May 2, 2023
US Paperback On Sale: May 2, 2023
UK Paperback On Sale: July 6, 2023
Global Audiobook On Sale: April 18, 2023

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