Life is about to get very complicated for 15 year-old Henrietta Achilles. Following the death of an estranged uncle, she inherits his house — only to learn that its walls hold a powerful, magical secret she’ll need to defend from pirates, bandits, tiny monsters and more. This week sees the release of the first book in a four-part graphic novel series, A House Divided: The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles, written by Haiko Hörnig and illustrated by Marius Pawlitza.
Lerner Publishing Group has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of A House Divided: The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles ahead of its release on April 7. You can read the pages below, alongside the comic’s solicitation information.
- Written by Haiko Hörnig
- Art by Marius Pawlitza
- The life of Henrietta Achilles is about to change. After years of living as an orphan, she receives a summons to the strange town of Malrenard. To her surprise, she’s the only living relative of Ornun Zol — a notorious wizard, now deceased, who leaves Henrietta with his house and everything in it. With Ornun Zol gone, escaped creatures and misfired curses have been spilling out into Malrenard. If that’s not enough, Henrietta will discover countless squabbling squatters inside her uncle’s abode: soldiers, bandits, tiny monsters and more. Then there’s the matter of the strange black cat following Henrietta around…
- On sale April 7
- Full color, 96 pages, $9.99
A House Divided: The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles will be available wherever books are sold on April 7.
Take an exclusive look at A House Divided: The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles before it hits shelves April 7.