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The Rage of Dragons: The Burning, Book One

Evan Winter

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The Burning, Fantasy

GAME OF THRONES meets GLADIATOR in this gripping, action-packed epic fantasy debut set in a brutal world of war, dark magic and dragons

'A captivating epic fantasy from a major new talent' Anthony Ryan, author of BLOOD SONG

'Intense, inventive and action-packed from beginning to end - a relentlessly gripping, brilliant read' James Islington, author of THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST

IN A WORLD CONSUMED BY ENDLESS WAR ONE YOUNG MAN WILL BECOME HIS PEOPLE'S ONLY HOPE FOR SURVIVAL.

The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for generations. The lucky ones are born gifted: some have the power to call down dragons, others can be magically transformed into bigger, stronger, faster killing machines.

Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war. Tau Tafari wants more than this, but his plans of escape are destroyed when those closest to him are brutally murdered.

With too few gifted left, the Omehi are facing genocide, but Tau cares only for revenge. Following an unthinkable path, he will strive to become the greatest swordsman to ever live, willing to die a hundred thousand times for the chance to kill three of his own people.

THE RAGE OF DRAGONS LAUNCHES AN UNMISSABLE EPIC FANTASY SERIES.

'Stunning debut fantasy' Publishers Weekly

'Intense, vivid and brilliantly realised - a necessary read' Anna Smith Spark, author of THE COURT OF BROKEN KNIVES

'Fans of Anthony Ryan's BLOOD SONG will love this' Django Wexler, author of THE THOUSAND NAMES

'A Xhosa-inspired world complete with magic, dragons, demons and curses, THE RAGE OF DRAGONS takes classic fantasy and imbues it with a fresh and exciting twist' Anna Stephens, author of GODBLIND

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Praise for The Rage of Dragons: The Burning, Book One

  • Expertly structured with a keen eye for action and character, The Rage of Dragons is a captivating epic heroic fantasy from a major new talent

  • Winter's stunning debut fantasy epic is rich in complex characters and a well-wrought world with both European and African influences . . . This impressive series launch holds tremendous promise

  • Intense, vivid and brilliantly realised - a necessary read

  • Intense, inventive and action-packed from beginning to end - a relentlessly gripping, brilliant read

  • A Xhosa-inspired world complete with magic, dragons, demons and curses, The Rage of Dragons takes classic fantasy and imbues it with a fresh and exciting twist

  • Compelling, expansive and rich. Winter has created an exciting and immersive world of magic, vengeance and wonder

  • A refreshingly brutal and imaginative tale of survival and revenge. Evan Winter's battles are visceral, bloody masterpieces, and. Tau's climb from exiled Lesser to Igonyama is earned in a way few writers could ever match

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Evan Winter

Born in England to South American parents, Evan Winter was raised in Africa near the historical territory of his Xhosa ancestors. Evan has always loved fantasy novels, but when his son was born, he realised that there weren't many epic fantasy novels featuring characters who looked like him. So, before he ran out of time, he started writing them.

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