The second volume in the God-King Chronicles, The Splinter King is the sequel to The Black Coast, and tells an epic fantasy tale of gods and thieves, of kings and assassins, of dragons and the warriors who ride them into battle . . .
THE WORLD FRACTURES AS A DEAD GOD RISES . . .
Darel, dragon knight and the new leader of Black Keep, must travel to the palace of the God-King to beg for the lives of his people. But in the capital of Narida, Marin and his warrior husband will be drawn into a palace coup, and Princess Tila will resort to murder to keep her hold on power.
In the far reaches of the kingdom an heir in exile is hunted by assassins, rumours of a rival God-King abound, and daemonic forces from across the seas draw ever nearer...
A saga of truly epic proportions, The Splinter King is the captivating sequel to Mike Brooks' The Black Coast. A spectacular adventure featuring a large cast of dragon riders, royalty, knights and deities, this new series is an unmissable treat for any fantasy reader.
The bonds among the crew continue to be a high point of the writing, as are Brooks's terrific action sequences
Wicked and fun and exciting and darkly joyous
Mike Brooks was born in Ipswich, Suffolk and now lives in Nottingham with his wife, cats, snakes, and a collection of tropical fish. He worked for a homelessness charity for over fifteen years, before deciding that he preferred making up stories for a living. When not writing, he plays guitar with his punk band and DJs wherever anyone will tolerate him. He is the author of three science fiction novels, Dark Run, Dark Sky and Dark Deeds, and various works for Games Workshop's Black Library.