The Iron Ghost

The Iron Ghost

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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...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 162 x 233 x 40mm | 698g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472211138
  • 9781472211132
  • 400,810

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A fast-paced and original new voice in heroic fantasy -- Adrian Tchaikovsky 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 SciFiNowshow more

About Jen Williams

JEN WILLIAMS started writing about pirates and dragons as a young girl and hasn't ever stopped. Her short stories have featured in numerous anthologies and her debut novel, The Copper Promise, was published in 2014 to huge acclaim. Jen was nominated in the Best Newcomer category at the 2015 British Fantasy Awards and her second novel, The Iron Ghost, was shortlisted for the 2016 British Fantasy Awards Novel of the Year award. All novels in the Copper Cat Trilogy, The Copper Promise, The Iron Ghost, and The Silver Tide, are available from Headline in the UK. The Ninth Rain is the first electrifying new novel of The Winnowing Flame Trilogy. Jen lives in London with her partner and their cat.show more

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446 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 37% (165)
4 43% (193)
3 17% (78)
2 2% (8)
1 0% (2)
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