Empire of Bones

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Empire of Bones
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Author N.D. Wilson
Illustrator None
Country United States
Language English
Series Ashtown Burials
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Random House
Publication date
October 22, 2013
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 448
ISBN 978-0375864414
Preceded by The Drowned Vault

Empire of Bones is a 2013 fantasy novel written by N.D. Wilson. It is the third installment in the Ashtown Burials series, and a sequel to The Drowned Vault. The plot follows Cyrus and Antigone Smith through their greatest trial yet. With the help of decreasingly few allies, the Smiths must find a way to beat the young Dr. Oliver Phoenix, defeat Radu Bey along with the rest of the transmortals, and restore the Order of Brendan. To win, Cyrus must embrace his courage, leadership, and ultimately, his death.