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Sins of Empire (#1 Gods of Blood and Powder)

Brian McClellan


Orbit Books

Fantasy » Cultural & Period Fantasy;
Fantasy » Dark Fantasy;
Fantasy » Magic;
Fantasy » Sword & Sorcery


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GALAXY BOOKSELLER PICK —— The best thing I’ve read in ages! So good to be back in this world! So well-written, such great characters and such a clever, well-balanced use of magic and muskets. And so different to everything else! More satisfying than a cold beer after a hard day’s work! These books will be on my re-read list forever. Craig Slater


Enter a war-torn world where gunpowder and magic collide  The nation of Fatrasta is a haven for criminals, rebels, adventurers and  sorcerers seeking relics of the past. As insurrection grows, only the iron will of the Lady Chancellor holds the capital city of Landfall together.

Yet an ancient power as old as time is rising, and the fate of this young nation now rests in the hands of a spy, a disgraced war hero and a mercenary general with a past as turbulent as Landfall's present.

Sins of Empire is the bold new epic fantasy from Gemmell Award-winning author Brian McClellan.

The Powder Mage Trilogy
Promise of Blood: Powder Mage Trilogy #1 The Crimson Campaign: Powder Mage Trilogy #2 The Autumn Republic: Powder Mage Trilogy #3

By:   Brian McClellan
Imprint:   Orbit Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 40mm
Weight:   430g
ISBN:   9780356509297
ISBN 10:   035650929X
Series:   Gods of Blood and Powder
Pages:   624
Publication Date:   March 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Brian McClellan is an American epic fantasy author from Cleveland, Ohio. He is known for his acclaimed Powder Mage series and essays on the life and business of being a writer. Brian now lives on the side of a mountain in Utah with his wife, Michele, where he writes books and nurses a crippling video game addiction.

Thrilling . . . A novel that is equal parts military adventure and spy tale, and succeeds wildly on both counts -- B&N SCIFI AND FANTASY BLOG Rich worldbuilding . . . Interesting politics and vibrant characters -- FANTASY FACTION Unexpected twists and game-changing surprises -- BIBLIOSANCTUM Crackles with excitement and adventure on every page -- FANTASY BOOK REVIEW Wonderful plotting that powerfully compels page turning -- SFFWORLD A fast paced story, set in a brilliantly realised world . . . One of the best fantasy novels of recent years -- BOOKBAG Magic and technology come together in the midst of complicated relationships and unsure alliances . . . [a] compelling adventure -- RT BOOK REVIEWS An engaging mystery, terrifying possibilities, likable characters and an incredibly detailed world -- STARBURST Furious, visceral, and relentlessly thrilling -- KIRKUS

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