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The Legion of Flame – US Cover Reveal

I’m delighted to present the US cover for The Legion of Flame – Book two of The Draconis Memoria, released June 27th.

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Thanks to everyone at Ace/Roc who worked on this. No word on the UK cover yet but watch this space. Pre-order links are below (the audiobook pre-order probably won’t go live until June, I’ll post the link when it does).

Pre-order the ebook here: Amazon.com  –  Amazon.co.uk  –  Nook  –  Kobo  –  iBooks  –  WH Smith

Hardcover pre-orders can be found here: Amazon.com  –  Amazon.co.uk  –  Barnes & Noble  –  Indiebound  –  Waterstones  –  Wordery


Draconis Memoria Book 1 Released in the Netherlands – ‘Het Vuur van de Draak’

Congratulations to my Netherlands publisher Luitingh-Sijthoff for being the first to publish a non-English language edition of The Waking Fire – Draconis Memoria Book One. The Dutch title is Het Vuur van de Draak which translates as The Fire of the Dragon. Check out the book page on the publisher’s website for more info and where-to-buy links.

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The Waking Fire – Ebook on Sale at $1.99

The eBook version of The Waking Fire – Book One of The Draconis Memoria – is currently on sale in the US and Canada priced at $1.99. The sale will run until February 12th so if you’ve been planning to buy it, now’s the time.

Buy here:  Amazon.com  –  Kobo  –  ibooks  –  Nook

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Links to reviews are on the book page. You can also read a sample chapter here.


New Interview on The Quill to Live

Thanks to Andrew Mather for inviting me to be interviewed for The Quill to Live. We talk about inspirations for The Waking Fire, history and a few hints at what to expect in The Legion of Flame. Read the interview here: https://thequilltolive.com/2017/01/05/the-waking-fire-an-interview-with-anthony-ryan/


The Waking Fire – Signed Hardcovers Christmas Giveaway

In the spirit of the season, it’s time for another giveaway.

The Prizes

One first-place winner will receive a UK hardcover edition of The Waking Fire, signed, lined and dated by me.

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Two second-place winners will receive a US hardcover edition of The Waking Fire, signed, lined and dated by me.

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Five third-place winners will receive a signed bookplate for The Waking Fire.

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How to enter

Join my mailing list before midnight GMT on December 31st. Existing mailing list subscribers will be automatically entered in the draw. Winners will be selected on January 1st 2017 and notified by email. For anyone who doesn’t want to join the mailing list or wants to increase their odds of winning I’m also running a Goodreads giveaway for one signed UK HC edition of The Waking Fire which ends on December 30th, go here to enter. Best of luck and thanks for allowing me to keep doing the job I love for another year. Merry xmafestivus one and all.


‘Unfettered II’ Ebook Giveaway & New Raven’s Shadow Novella Teaser

Congratulations to the three winners of the Unfettered II giveaway contest. The winners have been notified and will soon receive their free ebooks from Grim Oak Press. Commiserations to those who didn’t win but watch out for a signed Waking Fire hardcover giveaway closer to Christmas.

Unfettered II has also been selected as one of Amazon.com’s top five fantasy books of December 2016. Check out the full list at Omnivoracious – The Amazon Book Review.

In other news, the new Raven’s Shadow novella is nearing publication – check back for full details in the near future. For now I’ll just reveal the title: The Lady of Crows. Sign up for the mailing list to be sure you don’t miss the announcement.


‘Sandrunners – A Draconis Memoria Short Story’ – Now Available.

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The stand-alone ebook edition of ‘Sandrunners – A Draconis Memoria Short Story’ is now available from the following retailers:   Amazon.com  –  Amazon.co.uk  –  Kobo  –  iBooks  –  Nook

Any readers of The Waking Fire curious as to what exactly happened during the oft-referred to Wittler Expedition should check it out. In this prequel story newly graduated Blood-blessed Ethelynne Drystone accompanies the Sandrunners Indepdent Contractor Company on a dangerous mission to the Arradsian Interior, intent on finding the lair of the legendary White Drake.

Thanks to Aaron Randall for the covert art and design (aaronrandallart.com).

The story is also still available as part of the Legends II Anthology in ebook and print.