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The Waking Fire : The Draconis Memoria - Anthony Ryan

The Waking Fire

The Draconis Memoria

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Published: 7th July 2016
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For decades the lands of the Ironship Syndicate have been defended by the 'blood blessed' - men and women able to channel the powers contained in the potent blood of wild drakes. Elite spies and assassins, their loyalty has established the Syndicate's position as the greatest power in the known world.

Yet now a crisis looms. The drake bloodlines are weakening, and war with the Corvantine Empire seems inevitable. The Syndicate's only hope of survival lies with the myth of a legendary drake, whose powerful blood might just turn the tide of the war - if it even exists.

The task of hunting down this fabled creature falls to Claydon Torcreek, a petty thief and unregistered blood blessed. He's handled many valuable things in his time (most of them illegal) but nothing as priceless as his nation's future.

About the Author

Anthony Ryan lives in London and is a New York Times bestselling writer of fantasy, science fiction and non-fiction. He previously worked in a variety of roles for the UK government, but now writes full-time.

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Good book of similiar standard and style to previous work.

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      Comments about The Waking Fire:

      Good book. Can't wait for the next one in the series. Very good author.

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      A major new talent - Buzzfeed

      Anthony Ryan is a master storyteller - Mark Lawrence, author of Prince of Thorns (on Blood Song)

      A tremendous debut . . . fast-paced, action-packed and character-driven - FANTASY BOOK CRITIC (on Blood Song)

      A top contender for most impressive debut of the year . . . Blood Song is a powerful epic - SFFWORLD (on Blood Song)

      ISBN: 9780356506388
      ISBN-10: 035650638X
      Series: The Draconis Memoria
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 592
      Published: 7th July 2016
      Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 4.4
      Weight (kg): 0.76
      Edition Number: 1