The Desert Threat

An Assassin's Creed Novel

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Pub Date 18 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 30 Sep 2022

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Description

Ancient Mongolia is the stage for the latest epic adventure in the award-winning Assassin’s Creed® universe, as assassin Shao Jun fights a sinister plot that spells the downfall of the Brotherhood of the Assassins

China, 16th century CE – The Brotherhood of Assassins has been all but eradicated by the Chinese Emperor. Restoring the Brotherhood to its former glory is no easy feat, but it is Shao Jun’s duty, and her best chance of survival. When she learns that an old foe has acquired a powerful artifact with which he intends to lure any remaining Assassins to their deaths, Shao Jun hastens to Mongolia. There, political intrigue between Mongolian royalty, an exiled prince, and the lethal tensions between Mongolia and China draw her into their web. But when she discovers an even more sinister actor behind the intrigue who is creating monsters for a brutal takeover of the region, Shao Jun vows to do everything in her power to stop it.
Ancient Mongolia is the stage for the latest epic adventure in the award-winning Assassin’s Creed® universe, as assassin Shao Jun fights a sinister plot that spells the downfall of the Brotherhood of...

A Note From the Publisher

Rich in authentic Chinese culture and breathtaking action exploring the war between the Assassins and the Templars
Second instalment in our Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy featuring fan favorite in-game protagonist, Assassin Shao Jun, who is charged with the restoring the Brotherhood of the Assassins to its former glory
2022 is the 15th anniversary of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, with new releases and online gameplay competitions for fans
Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest video game franchises and has garnered 160 million players worldwide. With a strong and engaged community, Assassin’s Creed boasts over 10 million fans on Facebook, 4.9 million on Twitter, and 1.8 million on Instagram

Rich in authentic Chinese culture and breathtaking action exploring the war between the Assassins and the Templars
Second instalment in our Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy featuring fan favorite...


Advance Praise

PRAISE FOR THE MING STORM

“It’s a fast-paced fantasy, and I had so much fun reading it! My absolute favorite part is that the author has made this book feel so authentic, with little author notes, explaining certain traditions, details, characters, items. Great job!”- Wandering Through the Pages

“Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm might be based upon a video game, but it felt like a book that was purely its own creation. It’s a book that cares more about crafting a living breathing world, filled with characters that have a lot of depth, who the readers can come to understand.”- Trans-Scribe

PRAISE FOR THE MING STORM

“It’s a fast-paced fantasy, and I had so much fun reading it! My absolute favorite part is that the author has made this book feel so authentic, with little author notes...


Marketing Plan

  • Season announcement via Aconyte and Ubisoft Feb 2022
  •  Cover Reveal through official Assassin’s Creed social channels
  •  Interviews with authors, editors and Ubisoft transmedia team ahead of release
  •  eARCs w/ NetGalley 3 months prior to publication
  •  Co-op with Ingram and Baker & Taylor
  •  Cross-promotion w/ Ubisoft for fans
  •  Facebook Live interview w/ author on publication
  •  Keyword Amazon Ads
  •  Aconyte Extra with free chapter samplers, high-res covers etc. to support reviewers
  •  Print and digital media support and ad campaigns planned
  •  Social media promo & giveaways w/ influencers and Access the Animus, the largest fan-run website for all things Assassin’s Creed
  • Season announcement via Aconyte and Ubisoft Feb 2022
  •  Cover Reveal through official Assassin’s Creed social channels
  •  Interviews with authors, editors and Ubisoft transmedia team ahead of...

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ISBN 9781839081729
PRICE CA$22.95 (CAD)
PAGES 272

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