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From Author James L. Sutter Comes the Sequel to His Acclaimed Debut Novel, Death's Heretic

REDMOND, WA (April 23, 2014): Paizo Inc. announces today the release of Pathfinder Tales: The Redemption Engine, the second novel from author James L. Sutter. The Redemption Engine is available as a mass-market paperback everywhere, and on April 30 as a PDF on, as well as ePub via Apple's iBookstore, MSRP $9.99.

When murdered sinners fail to show up in Hell, it's up to Salim Ghadafar, an atheist warrior forced to solve problems for the goddess of death, to track down the missing souls. In order to do so, Salim will need to descend into the anarchic city of Kaer Maga, following a trail that ranges from Hell's iron cities to the gates of Heaven itself. Along the way, he'll be aided by a host of otherworldly creatures, a streetwise teenager, and two warriors of the mysterious Iridian Fold. But when the missing souls are the scum of the earth, and the victims devils themselves, can anyone really be trusted?

James L. Sutter is the Managing Editor for Paizo Publishing and a co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game campaign setting. He is the author of the novel Death's Heretic, which was a finalist for the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel as well as ranked #3 on Barnes & Noble's list of the Best Fantasy Releases of 2011. He's written numerous short stories for such publications as Escape PodPodCastleBeneath Ceaseless SkiesGeek Love (the most-backed fiction anthology in Kickstarter history at the time of its publication), and the #1 Amazon bestseller Machine of Death. His anthology Before They Were Giants pairs the first published short stories of science fiction and fantasy luminaries with new interviews and writing advice from the authors themselves. In addition, he's published a wealth of gaming material for both Dungeons & Dragons and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, including such titles as Distant Worlds, City of Strangers, and Pathfinder Adventure Path #63: The Asylum Stone. Follow him on Twitter at @jameslsutter.

Pathfinder Tales are the official novels, novellas, and web fiction stories that explore the fascinating world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, written by some of fantasy's best-selling authors. Each Pathfinder Tales novel comes in mass-market paperback format, with new volumes released every two months. Subscribers receive a free downloadable version of each book they purchase, in both PDF and ePub formats. For more information, including sample chapters, visit

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