A War in Crimson Embers
Book Three of the Crimson Empire
By Alex Marshall
Action-packed adventure from one of epic fantasy's most exciting new voices: when a retired warrior returns to battle to seek revenge for a terrible blow, old friends and old enemies will pay the price. The explosive finale to the trilogy that began with A Crown for Cold Silver
FIVE HEROES. NO HOPE. A WAR AGAINST DEVILS.
Once a warrior queen, now a pariah among her own people, Cold Zosia wakes in the ashes of a burning city. Her vengeance has brought her to this - her heroic reputation in tatters, her allies scattered far and wide and her world on the cusp of ruin.
General Ji-Hyeon has vanished into the legendary First Dark, leaving Sullen alone to carry out the grim commands of a dead goddess. The barbarian Maroto is held captive by a demonic army hell-bent on the extermination of the Crimson Empire, and only his protégé Purna believes he can be saved.
Zosia must rally her comrades and old enemies one last time for a battle that will prove the greatest of her many legends . . . if anyone lives to tell of it.
Alex Marshall is a pseudonym for Jesse Bullington, acclaimed author of several novels in different genres including The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart and The Enterprise of Death. He lives in Florida.
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05 Dec 2017
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The final installment of the Crimson Empire series is the best of them all. Marshall's weaving of the tale is engaging and exciting, giving readers just enough hope that the ragtag band will prevail. Marshall is a master of imagery, giving a rich setting to the story and painting a picture that transcends the page. Fans of Zosia and her crew will not be disappointed in the ending of this tale — RT Book Reviews
A surprising and fun read . . . witty and dark, right from the first line — FANTASY FACTION on A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER
Drags epic fantasy through the mud - but it does so with wit, wonder and wisdom — NPR on A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER
A joy to fall into . . . will suit any quest-lover looking for a new addiction — SCIFINOW on A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER
Splendid storytelling, wry humour and unresolved intrigue will leave readers hungry for the sequels — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER