YOU DIE WHEN YOU DIE
An Epic Fantasy from the author of AGE OF IRON
By Angus Watson
The start of a brand-new epic fantasy trilogy from the David Gemmell Award-shortlisted author of Age of Iron - for fans of Joe Abercrombie or Nick Eames' The Kings of the Wyld
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 people believe.
But Finn wants to live. When his settlement is massacred by a hostile nation, 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.
'I loved every second of it . . . More please, as soon as is humanly possible!' The Eloquent Page
'Hugely entertaining' SFX
'A rip-roaring, swiftly paced adventure set in a sprawling and beautifully detailed world . . . sure to win the devotion of plenty of fans' RT Book Reviews
'The first book in Watson's new fantasy trilogy is raw, violent, and gritty . . . You Die When You Die blurs the lines between hero and villain into who lives and who dies. He who survives another day wins for the moment; tomorrow might be another story' Booklist
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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22 Jun 2017
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Raw, violent, and gritty — Booklist
Hugely entertaining — SFX
A rip-roaring, swiftly paced adventure set in a sprawling and beautifully detailed world . . . visceral, action-packed, full of humour and vivid details — RT Book Reviews
I loved every second of it . . . More please, as soon as is humanly possible! — The Eloquent Page
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)
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
A fun and addictive read — Fantasy Faction on AGE OF IRON