Aconyte Books are delighted to announce the first wave of novel releases coming in May 2020. The initial range of tie‐in fiction includes some of Asmodee’s richest and most imaginative worlds, including Arkham Horror, Legend of the Five Rings and Descent: Journeys in the Dark. Newer worlds being explored in fiction for the first time include global smash hit Pandemic and the innovative KeyForge.
Aconyte have promised to pile up more details of each title across the next few weeks, but meanwhile here’s that launch slate in full…
MAY 2020 Arkham Horror: Wrath of N’Kai – Josh Reynolds There’s an ancient artefact on display in Arkham, and everyone wants to get their hands on it… big mistake.
Legend of the Five Rings: Curse of Honor – David Annandale A band of samurai from the Crab clan discover an abandoned city on the edge of the Shadowlands, and what they find there changes them forever.
JUNE 2020 Pandemic: Patient Zero – Amanda Bridgeman First week in the new job at the Global Health Agency for talented epidemiologist Bodhi Patel, and there’s an outbreak in Brazil that needs expert attention.
KeyForge: Tales from the Crucible – ed. Charlotte Llewelyn‐Wells Introducing the Crucible, the extraordinary artificial world at the centre of the universe where a myriad species have been assembled by unknown forces.
JULY 2020 Descent: Journeys in the Dark: The Doom of Fallowhearth – Robbie MacNiven The Baroness of Forthyn’s daughter has gone missing, and the trail seems to lead to the deepest, darkest part of Blind Muir Forest.
AUGUST 2020 Arkham Horror: The Last Ritual – S A Sidor Infamous European surrealist Juan Hugo Balthazarr is being feted by the great and good of Arkham high society, but his art is darker than anyone can imagine.
Legend of the Five Rings: Poison River – Josh Reynolds Introducing Daidoji Shinn, wastrel son of a Crane clan, who has discovered he has a passion for investigating mysteries. Keep an eye on Aconyte’s website or social media for more announcements soon.