Of Blood And Fire

Of Blood And Fire

4.23 (2,004 ratings by Goodreads)
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Born in fire. Tempered in blood.

Epheria is a land divided by war and mistrust. The High Lords of the South squabble and fight, only kept in check by the Dragonguard, traitors of a time long past, who serve the empire of the North.

In the remote villages of southern Epheria, still reeling from the tragic loss of his brother, Calen Bryer prepares for The Proving - a test of courage and skill that not all survive.

But when three strangers arrive in the village of Milltown, with a secret they are willing to die for, Calen's world is ripped from under him and he is thrust headfirst into a war that has been raging for centuries.

There is no prophecy. His coming was not foretold.

He bleeds like any man, and bleed he will.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 30.73mm | 580.6g
  • Ireland
  • English
  • 5 images
  • 1838381805
  • 9781838381806
  • 31,892

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"Every once and awhile a fantasy book comes along that reminds me why I fell in love with the genre." - Morgan, Dragons and Pages

"Cahill is a world-building master, a storyweaver of magical proportions" - B.L.Callaghan

"My only complaint is that it came to an end and now I have to wait for the sequel to be finished." - Mathias Lobban, Goodreads

"From the very first page, I was captivated by the land of Epheria." - Amazon Customer

"Although this book is over 500 pages long I flew through it with a racing heart and couldn't turn each page fast enough." - Natalie H

"A Rollercoaster...." - Beki, Amazon Customer

"I am absolutely convinced that Ryan Cahill is on his way to becoming one of the great, classic fantasy authors like Jordan et al" - Sara, TheBookWebb

"Move over Legolas and John Snow there is a new hero in our midst!" - BooksHappyThoughts

"Calen Bryer will now be known as a fantasy hero alongside characters such as Kvothe, Bilbo Baggins etc." - Ruth Choppen, Goodreads

"Of Blood and Fire also managed to scratch the itch I have for almost classic adventure fantasy at the moment" - Rowena Andrews, Goodreads

"Pure brilliance..." - Hannah May Book Reviews

"Ryan Cahill's world is perfect for The Chronicles of Shannara and LOTR fans" - Alice Moon, Goodreads

"Highly recommend for lovers of a fantasy series and fans of the likes of Tolkien." - Michelle, WhatIsChelleReading

"Honestly this may have to be one of the best reads ever. Roll on book two!!!" - Becca Harris, Goodreads

"A thoroughly enjoyable escape. Rich world building, interesting characters vividly brought to life. This is not a book to be raced through, but savoured." - Jan Foster, author of Risking Destiny

"This book has made it into my top 5 favorite books." - Lex benning, Goodreads
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Rating details

2,004 ratings
4.23 out of 5 stars
5 47% (939)
4 35% (696)
3 14% (272)
2 4% (79)
1 1% (18)
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