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You Die When You Die

West of West, Book 1

By Angus Watson

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The start of a brand-new epic fantasy trilogy from the David Gemmell Award-shortlisted author of Age of Iron

YOU DIE WHEN YOU DIE . . .
You can't change your fate - so throw yourself into battle, because you'll either end the day a hero or drinking mead in the halls of the gods. That's what Finn's tribe believe.

But Finn wants to live. When his settlement is massacred by a hostile tribe, Finn plus several friends and rivals must make their escape across a brutal, unfamiliar landscape, and to survive, Finn will fight harder than he's ever fought before.

The David Gemmell Award-nominated author of Age of Iron returns with You Die When You Die - an epic fantasy adventure in which a mismatched group of refugees battle animals and monsters, determined assassins, an unforgiving land and each other as they cross a continent to fulfil a prophecy.

Biographical Notes

Angus Watson is the David Gemmell-award nominated author of Age of Iron. As well as writing epic fantasy, he's written hundreds of features for newspapers including The Times, Financial Times and Telegraph, and the latter even sent him to look for Bigfoot in America. He lives in London, but you can find him on Twitter at @GusWatson or find his website: www.guswatson.com

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  • ISBN: 9780356507569
  • Publication date: 08 Jun 2017
  • Page count: 496
  • Imprint: Orbit
Unflinchingly bloodthirsty and outrageously entertaining — Christopher Brookmyre on AGE OF IRON
Would I read the next one? Yes, absolutely. Bring me my hammer, bring my beer, bring it on! — SF CROWSNEST on AGE OF IRON
It simply grabbed me by the throat and wouldn't let go — BIBLIOSANCTUM (five star review for AGE OF IRON)
A fun and addictive read — Fantasy Faction on AGE OF IRON
Watson's tale is gore-soaked and profanity-laden - full of visceral combat and earthy humour, and laced with subtle magic — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on AGE OF IRON
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