After terrible atrocities by both sides, the religious war between
Tierra and Uraba has spread and intensified, irreparably dividing the
known world. What started as a series of skirmishes has erupted into a
Now that the Uraban leader, Soldan-Shah Omra,
has captured the ruined city of Ishalem, his construction teams
discover a priceless ancient map in an underground vault—a map that
can guide brave explorers to the mysterious Key to Creation. Omra
dispatches his adoptive son Saan to sail east across the uncharted
Middlesea on a quest to find it.
In Tierra, Captain Criston Vora
has built a grand new vessel, and sets out to explore the great unknown
and find the fabled land of Terravitae. But Criston cannot forget his
previous voyage that ended in shipwreck and disaster … and the loss of
his beloved wife, Adrea, who—unbeknownst to him—fights to survive
against palace intrigues and constant threats against her life in
far-off Uraba. For Adrea is now the wife of the soldan-shah and mother
of his adopted son.
The Map of All Things continues Kevin J Anderson’s epic fantasy of sailing ships, crusading armies, sea monsters, and enchanted islands. Download and start listening now!