Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each Wednesday you get to highlight a book that your really looking forward to. This this week I have chosen The World Raven (The Long War book 4) by A.J Smith.
All that was dead will rise. All that now lives will fall. The final, epic battle for the Lands of Ro.
The dead god is waking. His power-mad priestess has deployed a mass of men and beasts onto the plains of Ro Weir. Faced with this black swarm, the last remnants of a nation crumbles and falls. This is the final battle for the mortal lands of Ro.
Far to the north, the ice men of Rowanoco muster their Exemplars against the witch’s assassins. In the blistering southern deserts, a squire with no master walks unscathed through a poisoned city. And, in the halls beyond the world, a thrice-born man dares to tread the path of Giants…
The expected publication date is: 11th August 2016 (UK).
I really like this series, it’s very much traditional Grimdark but it’s well written with in-depth world building and characterisation and I’d highly recommend it to fantasy fans out there.
The first three books in the series are:
- The Black Guard.
- The Dark Blood.
- The Red Prince.