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Bloody Rose

The Band, Book Two

By Nicholas Eames

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Classic fantasy with a modern twist; a gritty, fresh and fun novel set in the world of Nicholas Eames's acclaimed debut, Kings of the Wyld

'Bloody Rose solidifies what Kings of the Wyld proved. Eames writes like a hurricane and has a voice like no one else in this genre' - Sam Sykes

'Kings of the Wyld was fun, but Bloody Rose is gods-damned epic . . . one of the best books of the year'

*****

Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown.

When the biggest mercenary band of all rolls into town, led by the infamous Bloody Rose, Tam jumps at the chance to sign on as their bard. It's adventure she wants-and adventure she gets as the crew embark on a quest that will end in one of two ways: glory or death.

IT'S TIME TO TAKE A WALK ON THE WYLD SIDE

*****

Reviews for the series:

'I was a big fan of Kings of the Wyld, but I think Bloody Rose has actually topped it. Eames once again hits the perfect balance of humor and heart, irreverent references and real emotion' Django Wexler

'A rollicking, page-turning, edge-of-your-seat road-trip of a book . . . wonderful' John Gwynne

'Absolutely awesome . . . Full of heroes, humor, and heart' Jon Hollins

'Brings brazen fun and a rock & roll sensibility to the fantasy genre' Sebastien de Castell

'An entertaining, brilliantly crafted adventure . . . with just the right amount of grit and wit' Bibliosanctum

'George R. R. Martin meets Terry Pratchett' Buzzfeed Books

'All the heart and passion that great fantasy can bring in the hands of a master' Myke Cole

'In short: it rocks . . . If I could, I'd see the tour, and buy the t-shirt' B&N Sci-Fi And Fantasy Blog

Biographical Notes

Nicholas Eames was born to parents of infinite patience and unstinting support in Wingham, Ontario. Though he attended college for theatre arts, he gave up acting to pursue the infinitely more attainable profession of 'epic fantasy novelist'. Kings of the Wyld is his first novel. Nicholas loves black coffee, neat whiskey, the month of October and video games. He currently lives in Ontario, Canada, and is probably writing at this very moment.

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Bloody Rose solidifies what Kings of the Wyld proved. Eames writes like a hurricane and has a voice like no one else in this genre — Sam Sykes
[Eames] writes the kind of fantasy that is both immensely satisfying and deeply human . . . Kings of the Wyld was fun, but Bloody Rose is gods-damned epic . . . one of the best books of the year — FANTASY HIVE
I was a big fan of Kings of the Wyld, but I think Bloody Rose has actually topped it. Eames once again hits the perfect balance of humor and heart, irreverent references and real emotion. The characters are great, the adventure is epic, and he's slowly deepening the worldbuilding in a way that has me eager for more — Django Wexler
A rollicking, page-turning, edge-of-your-seat road-trip of a book . . . Wonderful — John Gwynne on KINGS OF THE WYLD
Eames joyfully mashes rock music elements and epic fantasy tropes to create the equivalent of a 500-page heavy-metal guitar solo: loud, frenetic, unpredictable, and gripping . . . [A] glorious romp worthy of multiple encores — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Nicholas Eames brings brazen fun and a rock & roll sensibility to the fantasy genre — Sebastien de Castell on KINGS OF THE WYLD
In short: it rocks . . . I finished this book in one night. If I could, I'd see the tour, and buy the t-shirt. Instead, I'll have to content myself with waiting for the sequel, and reading it again — B&N SCI-FI & FANTASY BLOG on KINGS OF THE WYLD
An extremely entertaining debut . . .Thoroughly recommended — SFF WORLD on KINGS OF THE WYLD
Joe Abercrombie meets Terry Pratchett, and that is not praise I would give lightly — FANTASY REVIEW BARN on KINGS OF THE WYLD
Fantastic, funny, ferocious. Hugely recommended. Read it now — Sam Sykes on KINGS OF THE WYLD
I absolutely loved this book — Anna Stephens, author of GODBLIND, on KINGS OF THE WYLD
[A] brilliant debut novel . . . Eames has cranked the thrills of epic fantasy up to 11 . . . Moreover, the plot is emotionally rewarding, original, and hilarious. Eames clearly set out to write something fun to read and he has succeeded spectacularly — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on KINGS OF THE WYLD
Kings of the Wyld is awesome, and quite possibly one of the best debut novels I've ever read . . . This is, without a shadow of a doubt, unmissable — TINY REVIEWS on KINGS OF THE WYLD
An entertaining, brilliantly crafted adventure . . . You'll fall in love with the members of Saga and want to cheer them on every step of the way . . . From the first page to the last, Kings of the Wyld is a rollicking fast-paced novel with just the right amount of grit and wit — BIBLIOSANCTUM on KINGS OF THE WYLD
This is a fast-paced, excellently written and extremely enjoyable fantasy story . . . could very well be the debut of the year — FANTASY BOOK REVIEW on KINGS OF THE WYLD
Kings of the Wyld is, quite simply, enormous fun . . . a splendid rollercoaster of the most rollicking kind . . . I adored this book. It's gone immediately onto my Books of 2017 list and I will pester you mercilessly to read it — ESPRESSO COCO
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