Author(s): Daniel Abraham
War casts its shadow over the lands that the dragons once ruled. Only the courage of a young woman with the mind of a gambler and loyalty to no one stands between hope and universal darkness. And an old, broken-hearted warrior and an apostate priest begin a journey with an impossible goal: destroy a Goddess before she eats the world.
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The King's Blood is the real deal, and cements Abraham's new series as one of the best new Fantasy series in recent years. If you're looking for something to read while you wait for the next George R. R. Martin book, Abraham's The Dagger and the Coin is sure to satisfy A DRIBBLE OF INK Absolutely massive recommendation as my favourite adult book of the year so far, my favourite fantasy book for many years, and the best adult series I'm currently reading by a long way THE BOOKBAG A very fine epic fantasy novel ... notable for its focus on finely-judged characterisation as much as the more traditional furniture of the genre. It's also a fast, addictive read that elevates The Dagger and the Coin into the position of one of the finest in-progress fantasy series around at the moment THE WERTZONE
Daniel Abraham's short stories have been nominated for the Nebula award and included in Gardner Dozois's Year's Best Science Fiction anthology. He lives in New Mexico with his wife and daughter.