The Coward: Book I of the Quest for Heroes

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Angry Robot
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780857668882

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About the Author
Stephen Aryan is the author of the Age of Darkness and Age of Dread trilogies. His first novel, Battlemage, was a finalist for the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for best debut fantasy novel. It also won the inaugural Hellfest Inferno Award in France. He has previously written a comic book column and reviews for Tor.com. In addition, he has self-published and kickstarted his own comics.
Reviews
"Packing in an epic's worth of action and feeling, this thought-provoking fantasy argues that even the most vicious monster battles are less harrowing than the struggles within men's souls. This is a knockout."
- Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Magnificent...Exactly the sort of breathless adventure we need after a lockdown year"
- SFX Magazine

"Aryan's newest series is sure to please fantasy readers; he wraps everything up masterfully while leaving just enough unresolved questions for the sequel"
- Booklist

"A tremendous sword & sorcery romp with a lot of heart and plenty to say. I really enjoyed this book."
- Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones

"Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy."
- Den Patrick, author of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade

"Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee."
- Taran Matharu, author of the Summoner series

"Sparkling action sequences punctuate keen dialogue and a journey full of colour and interest... Compelling, consuming and a novel in which no character can be considered supporting cast... Bring on the sequel."
- James Barclay, author of The Chronicles of the Raven

"Fast-paced and action-packed, steeped in plots and schemes - a great fantasy tale."
- Ed Cox, author of The Relic Guild Trilogy