A Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan (Powder Mage #1)

Published by Orbit. 16th April 2013

560 pages.

ISBN 9780356501994

Signed, First Edition, Hardcover

Purchased from Goldsboro Books

A similar edition is available from AbeBooks for approx £70

I have a complete signed set for sale for £136.66 because it’s the number of the beast m/

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An epic, richly inventive, historically sweeping, magical romance.

‘The Age of Kings is dead. And I have killed it.’ Field Marshal Tamas’s coup against his king sends corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brings bread to the starving. But it also provokes war in the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas’s supposed allies: the Church, workers’ unions and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas relies heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be Tamas’s estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty will be tested to its limit. Now, amid the chaos, a whispered rumour is spreading. A rumour about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods returning to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing …But perhaps they should.

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214t6VliUGL._UX250_A little bit about the Author – Brian McClellan is an epic fantasy author. He studied writing under Brandon Sanderson and Orson Scott Card and was an honorable mention in the Writers of the Future Contest.

Brian is an avid player of video games and reader of epic novels and history. His hobbies include making homemade jam from local berries and tending to his hive of honeybees. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and two dogs.

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