The Iron Ghost - Copper Cat Trilogy (Paperback)Jen Williams (author)
From Jen Williams, author of highly-acclaimed fantasy debut THE COPPER PROMISE, comes a brand-new epic fantasy adventure in THE IRON GHOST.
Beware the dawning of a new mage...
Wydrin of Crosshaven, Sir Sebastian and Lord Aaron Frith are experienced in the perils of stirring up the old gods. They are also familiar with defeating them, and the heroes of Baneswatch are now enjoying the perks of suddenly being very much in demand for their services.
When a job comes up in the distant city of Skaldshollow, it looks like easy coin - retrieve a stolen item, admire the views, get paid. But in a place twisted and haunted by ancient magic, with the most infamous mage of them all, Joah Demonsworn, making a reappearance, our heroes soon find themselves threatened by enemies on all sides, old and new. And in the frozen mountains, the stones are walking...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 698 g
Dimensions: 233 x 162 x 40 mm
The Copper Promise is dark, often bloody, frequently frightening, but there's also bucket loads of camaraderie, sarcasm, and an unashamed love of fantasy and the fantastic -- Den Patrick, author of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade
Williams has thrown out the rulebook and injected a fun tone into epic fantasy without lightening or watering-down the excitement and adventure... Highly recommended * Independent *
A fresh take on classic tropes, this debut novel of dragons, lost magic and dungeon adventure is 21st century fantasy at its best * SFX magazine *
The Copper Promise is near-perfect fantasy-adventure fun and a breath of fresh air . . . Read it and remind yourself what made you fall in love with fantasy * Starburst Magazine *
A gripping, fast-paced adventure that's a must-read * SciFiNow *
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“Fabulous fantasy sequel”
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