The Legion of Flame – Draconis Memoria Book 2 – Now Available for Pre-Order

The Legion of Flame – Book Two of the Draconis Memoria


No description or cover yet but I’m pleased to announce that The Legion of Flame is now available for pre-order, to be released on June 27th 2017 in the US and 6th July in the UK (exact release dates may change by a few days the closer we get to publication). Order from the following retailers:

Ebook:  –  –  Nook  –  Kobo  –  iBooks  –  WH Smith

Hardcover:  –  –  Barnes & Noble  –  Indiebound  –  Waterstones  –  Wordery

The audiobook pre-order won’t appear until next year, I’ll update the book page when it does.

Thanks to Kernel’s Corner for the placeholder cover. You can view more fan-made covers on their site.

New Interview on SFF World

Thanks to Adam Ganong of SFF World for inviting me to do an interview on The Waking Fire, in which we discuss inspirations, prologues and magic systems amongst other things. Check it out here:

Introducing the Anthony Ryan Mailing List – Sign Up and Get Two Free Stories

After much consideration I’ve finally decided to start my own mailing list. The list will be my way of letting you know when my books come out or go on sale as well as updating you about giveaways, some of which will be exclusive to list members. I will never spam you, give your information away to anyone, or contact you about anything that doesn’t directly relate to my work. You can also unsubscribe at any time.

As a thank you for signing up, everyone who joins can download free digital copies of my short stories Slab City Blues and The Hall of the Diamond Queen. Go here or click the images below to sign up and receive download links for your free stories.


The Hall of the Diamond Queen


‘Wraith Queen Sharrow Met, servant of the Voice, discovers a terrible truth at the moment of greatest victory.’

Thanks to Aaron Randall for the cover art – see more of Aaron’s work here:

This story is also available in the Unbound Anthology from Grim Oak Press.


Slab City Blues – A Science Fiction Detective Story

SLB1 cover

‘Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. There’s a stranger in town, a stranger with claws and a penchant for killing assassins. Finding him is the job of Inspector Alex McLeod, detective, disfigured war veteran and reluctant widower. Some days are worse than others on the Slab but today is going to be a gem.’


Signed ‘Waking Fire’ HC Giveaway via Booknest


The nice folks over at are running a giveaway on their Facebook page for the following signed hardcovers:

The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien De Castell

The Waking Fire by Anthony Ryan (whoever he is)

Sebasten of Atlantis and the Forgotten Goddess by Olivier Delaye

Like, comment or share for a chance to win. You can check out the Booknest review of The Waking Fire here.


Draconis Memoria Book 2 Title Reveal…

Drum roll please…. the title of the second volume of the Draconis Memoria is now confirmed as ‘The Legion of Flame’, currently set for release in July 2017. A pre-order page for the UK hardcover edition has already gone up on, I’ll post the other pre-order pages as and when they appear. No word on the cover yet but watch this space.

Raven’s Shadow Trilogy on Sale at

Sale ends on Friday so get ’em while they’re hot.

New Interview – The Reading Lists

Thanks to Phil Treagus for inviting me to do an interview about my reading habits and history for The Reading Lists, which you can read here:

Also, a reminder that the Goodreads giveaway to win one of three signed US hardcover editions of The Waking Fire is still open for the next day and a half. Go here to enter: