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Anthony Ryan
Anthony Ryan is the New York Times best selling author of the Raven's Shadow epic fantasy novels as well as the Slab City Blues science fiction series. He was born in Scotland in 1970 but spent much of his adult life living and working in London. After a long career in the British Civil Service... show more



Anthony Ryan is the New York Times best selling author of the Raven's Shadow epic fantasy novels as well as the Slab City Blues science fiction series. He was born in Scotland in 1970 but spent much of his adult life living and working in London. After a long career in the British Civil Service he took up writing full time after the success of his first novel Blood Song, Book One of the Raven's Shadow trilogy. He has a degree in history, and his interests include art, science and the unending quest for the perfect pint of real ale. For news and general wittering about stuff he likes, check out Anthony's blog at: anthonyryan.net.

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The Draconis Memoria - Book 1I loved this book! Yes, it seemed to take a while for me to read, I have no idea why, but I absolutely loved it. :)The Waking Fire is a wonderful mix of dragon fantasy, steampunk, military and adventure and some magic thrown in for good measure. Sounds like quite the ...
The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it 3 years ago
I received a free copy from Penguin's FirstReads.com. I wanted it because dragons, obviously. There are two things that made an impact on the story that (probably) won’t be a factor for others:The formatting in my copy messed up somehow when I put it on my e-reader. So it’s normally 592 pages, my mi...
Deviant Worlds
Deviant Worlds rated it 3 years ago
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Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues by J.M. MartinS.E. Lindberg rating: 5 of 5 starsBlackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues is Highly Recommended Dark Fantasy:: This collection is largely Dark Fantasy. As the subtitle says, this not just about Assassins--there a...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it 3 years ago
Every September I somehow wind up reading a crummy fantasy sequel. I realized early on that Queen of Fire was not going to bring me any sort of interest or joy, that Anthony Ryan had abandoned the tropes and groundwork he had laid in the earlier books, that the story had a dreary disconnect between ...
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