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From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set roughly six years before the events of the film.

The Sunday Times Bestseller

WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCE

When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory.

Now a respected senator, Leia must grapple with the dangers that threaten to cripple the fledgling democracy—from both within and without. Underworld kingpins, treacherous politicians, and Imperial loyalists are sowing chaos in the galaxy. Desperate to take action, senators are calling for the election of a First Senator. It is their hope that this influential post will bring strong leadership to a divided galaxy.

As the daughter of Darth Vader, Leia faces with distrust the prospect of any one person holding such a powerful position—even when supporters suggest Leia herself for the job. But a new enemy may make this path Leia’s only option. For at the edges of the galaxy, a mysterious threat is growing…

Reviews

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set roughly six years before the events of the film.

Publisher

An entertaining tale of intrigue and adventure

IGN

Star Wars: Bloodline isn’t just a great Star Wars book, or a great Leia book, or a great book; it’s a great introduction into the larger world of Star Wars in general.

Comicbook.com

Unmissable . . . Bloodline’s tense politics, vivid new characters, and perfectly characterized Leia make it feel as central to the Star Warsuniverse as one of the films

Tor.com

Gripping. . . Bloodline provides vital links between the Original Trilogy and The Force Awakens

NY Daily News

This book will change how you see The Force Awakens — and 2016 politics

Mashable

The essential novel for any Star Wars fan

Inverse

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099594284

    November 28, 2016

    Arrow

    432 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781780896328

    May 30, 2016

    Century

    352 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • EBook

    9781473505353

    May 5, 2016

    Cornerstone Digital

    432 pages

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