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The Waking Fire

The Waking Fire

Anthony Ryan – author of fantasy sensation Blood Song – returns with The Waking Fire, a thrilling new epic fantasy of exploration and adventure, spies and assassins, explosive magic and the furious battle to forge an empire.

For decades the lands of the Ironship Syndicate have been defended by the Blood-blessed – men and women able to channel the powers contained in the potent blood of wild drakes. Elite spies and assassins, their loyalty has established the Syndicate’s position as the greatest power in the known world.

Yet now a crisis looms. The drake bloodlines are weakening, and war with the Corvantine Empire seems inevitable. The Syndicate’s only hope of survival lies with the myth of a legendary drake, whose powerful blood might just turn the tide of the war – if it even exists.

The task of hunting down this fabled creature falls to Claydon Torcreek, a petty thief and unregistered Blood-blessed. He’s handled many valuable things in his time (most of them illegal) but nothing as priceless as his nation’s future.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 7th July 2016

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781405534819

Reviews

The Waking Fire is a marvellous piece of imagination with plenty of twists, a refreshingly different setting and excellent world-building. A great read
Mark Lawrence
A major new talent
Buzzfreed
Anthony Ryan is David Gemmell's natural successor and epic fantasy's best British talent
Fantasy Book Critic
Memorable characters and great action
Django Wexler
Ryan has weaved a bright and magical world for you to explore along with the wonderfully woven prose as a guide, through what is sure to be another fantasy classic
Huffington Post UK