Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Waking Fire – Maps

For the benefit of any ebook readers who may have trouble viewing the maps for The Waking Fire, I’ve posted them below, click for a larger image – also updated the Map Room.

Reminder: the ARC giveaway for The Waking Fire is still open on Goodreads until 21st June:

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World map

The Waking Fire will be released on July 5th in the US and July 7th in the UK, pre-order from the following retailers:

Ebook:  Nook  Kobo  ibooks

Hardcover:  Barnes & Noble  Indiebound  Waterstones  WH Smith The Hive Network


The Waking Fire – ARC Giveaway on Goodreads

Ace – my US publisher – is giving away 30 Advance Reader Copies of The Waking Fire on Goodreads, go here to enter:

Also, thanks to Publishers Weekly for the first review of The Waking Fire: ‘Ryan handily juggles draconic fantasy, espionage, and steampunk naval fiction with realism and effortless skill.’ (Aww, shucks). Read the full review here:

The giveaway will run until 21st June. I’ll also be doing a signed hardcover giveaway closer to the release date on 5th July, so watch out for that.

Pre-order The Waking Fire at:,, Kobo, Nook, iBooks, Indiebound, The Hive Network, Waterstones, WH Smith,,

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Interview with Marc Turner

Many thanks to fellow fantasist Marc Turner, author of The Chronicles of the Exile series and the recently released Dragon Hunters, for inviting me onto his website for a short interview on inspirations, translated editions and future plans. Check it out here:

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The Waking Fire – Audiobook Pre-order Now Available

The audiobook version of The Waking Fire is now available for pre-order on and The iTunes version doesn’t seem to be up yet, I’ll post a link on the book page when it appears. Many thanks to the always excellent Steven Brand for once again employing his considerable vocal talents in order to bring my work to audio-life. You can follow Steven on Twitter @stevenbrand.