Britain's king of heroic fantasy continues his classic, bestselling Drenai saga
'THE HARD-BITTEN CHAMPION OF BRITISH HEROIC FANTASY' - Joe Abercrombie
'HEROISM AND HEARTBREAK . . . GEMMELL IS ADRENALINE WITH SOUL' - Brent Weeks
High in the wooded mountains of Skeln, the woodsman, Dakeyras, and his daughter Miriel, live a life of solitude. Unbeknown to them, a group of bloodthirsty warriors stalk the mountains. Men who have never known defeat, to whom revenge and torture are meat and drink. For ten thousand in gold they are eager to kill the woodsman.
Battle-hardened warriors all, they have no fear of this task - but they should have. For Miriel is a woman of fire and iron, skilled with bow and blade and taught her skills by one of the deadliest killers of all time . . .
Her father, Dakeyras, better known as Waylander the Slayer.
Novels by David Gemmell
The Drenai series
The King Beyond the Gate
Quest For Lost Heroes
Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf
The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend
Jon Shannow series
Wolf in Shadow
The Last Guardian
Stones of Power
Last Sword of Power
Hawk Queen series
The Hawk Eternal
Ancient Greece novels
Lion of Macedon
Knights of Dark Renown
David Gemmell's first novel, LEGEND, was published in 1984 and he was widely acclaimed as Britain's king of heroic fantasy. He died in July 2006.