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    • ISBN:9780356508962
    • Publication date:01 May 2018
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Blood of the Gods

Book Two of the Ascension Cycle

By David Mealing

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The enthralling second novel in the Ascension Cycle - a brilliant epic fantasy with a unique magic system and unforgettable, diverse characters

With its memorable characters, vivid world-building and unique magic systems, Blood of the Gods is the powerful second novel in David Mealing's Ascension Cycle - perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Brian McClellan.


The battle for the city is over, but the aftermath of a revolution is never simple . . .

Sarine begins to experience visions, ones which make her dragon familiar sicker every day. Erris pushes toward conquest and the need to expand her territory and restore her power. And, exiled from his tribe, Arak'Jur apprentices himself to a deadly master.

Faced with the threat of a return to the days of darkness, the heroes begin to understand the depth of the sacrifices required from them. To protect their world, they'll have to stand and fight once more.

Biographical Notes

David Mealing grew up adoring all things fantasy. He studied philosophy, politics and economics at the University of Oxford, where he taught himself to write by building worlds and stories for pen and paper RPGs. He enjoys board games and card games of all sorts, once spent a summer in Paris learning and subsequently forgetting how to speak French and gave serious thought to becoming a professional bass player before deciding epic fantasy novelist was the wiser choice. He lives in Washington State with his wife and three daughters, and aspires to one day own a ranch in the middle of nowhere.

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  • ISBN: 9780356508979
  • Publication date: 03 May 2018
  • Page count: 608
  • Imprint: Orbit
A magical book, almost overflowing with originality . . . Fascinating world, fun characters, and captivating magic — THE QUILL TO LIVE
Compelling characters and a unique magic system . . . Mealing does a fabulous job with the intricate world-building and leaves the reader wanting to get their hands on the sequel — RT BOOK REVIEWS
Imaginative and elaborate epic fantasy [with] strong characters and rich worldbuilding — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
A story of magic, ambition, greed, betrayal and war — BOOKLIST
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