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Blood of Assassins

(The Wounded Kingdom Book 2) To save a king, kill a king...

By RJ Barker
Read by Joe Jameson

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After Age of Assassins, three kings now war over one crown and the assassin Girton Club-foot must protect his friend, the rightful king Rufra, from enemies within and without. This debut epic fantasy trilogy, the Wounded Kingdom, features a cast of assassins, knights and fools which will delight any fan of Brent Weeks, David Dalglish or Robin Hobb.
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RJ Barker lives in Leeds with his wife, son and a collection of questionable taxidermy, odd art, scary music and more books than they have room for. He grew up reading whatever he could get his hands on, and has always been 'that one with the book in his pocket'. Having played in a rock band before deciding he was a rubbish musician, RJ returned to his first love, fiction, to find he is rather better at that. As well as his debut epic fantasy series, the Wounded Kingdom trilogy (Age of Assassins, Blood of Assassins and King of Assassins) RJ has written short stories and historical scripts which have been performed across the country. He has the sort of flowing locks any cavalier would be proud of.

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  • ISBN: 9781405536950
  • Publication date: 13 Feb 2018
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