Rise of the Mages

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Tor Books
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5.1 X 7.95 X 1.0 inches | 0.73 pounds

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About the Author
SCOTT DRAKEFORD is the author of the Age of Ire series. He's also the cohost of the Hugo-nominated podcast Publishing Rodeo. Drakeford is a former mechanical engineer and tech person turned full-time trophy husband, father, and writer. He currently lives in the PNW with his badass wife, their tenacious children, and two dogs.

"Drakeford crafts a complex geopolitical environment, and Emrael is a joy to follow and root for."--Booklist

"[This} superbly crafted and epic fantasy saga is the first volume in his new 'Age of Ire' series and will keep enthusiastic readers eagerly awaiting the next installment. "--Midwest Book Review

"This book commits almost every crime against heroic fantasy that I can imagine ... and I have not been able to put it down." --Glen Cook, bestselling author of The Black Company

"Rise of Mages opens a door into a character-driven world of distinctive magic, rousing adventure, and corruption of the first order. Fantasy lovers will experience the full range of curiosity, anger, delight, frustration, joy, and satisfaction." --Kel Kade, New York Times bestselling author

"This is old-school and new-school epic fantasy rolled into one. Drakeford has built a superbly crafted world infused with a myriad of well-rounded characters and plenty of action, magic, and mystery. Rise of the Mages is a fast-paced adventure that will satisfy any fantasy fan young or old." --Brian Lee Durfee, author of The Forgetting Moon

"Rise of the Mages is a proper adventure, bursting with bloody action and exciting twists. Emrael is a fantastic lead, full of strength and loyalty, but also a hot-headed impulsiveness and a compelling inner darkness that I couldn't get enough of." --Brian Naslund, author of Blood of an Exile

"An immersive world epic fantasy fans will be glad to return to." --Publishers Weekly

"Drakeford has certainly laid the groundwork for a truly captivating epic fantasy series."--Out of This World SFF