The Hunger of the Gods continues John Gwynne’s acclaimed Norse-inspired epic fantasy series, packed with myth, magic and bloody vengeance THE DEAD GODS ARE RISING . . .
Lik-Rifa, the dragon god of legend, has been freed from her eternal prison. Now she plots a new age of blood and conquest. As Orka continues the hunt for her missing son, the Bloodsworn sweep south in a desperate race to save one of their own – and Varg takes the first steps on the path of vengeance.
Elvar has sworn to fulfil her blood oath and rescue a prisoner from the clutches of Lik-Rifa and her dragonborn followers, but first she must persuade the Battle-Grim to follow her. Yet even the might of the Bloodsworn and Battle-Grim cannot stand alone against a dragon god. Their hope lies within the mad writings of a chained god.
A book of forbidden magic with the power to raise the wolf god Ulfrir from the dead . . .
and bring about a battle that will shake the foundations of the earth. Praise for The Bloodsworn series:’A masterfully crafted, brutally compelling Norse-inspired epic’ Anthony Ryan’Visceral, heart-breaking and unputdownable’ Jay Kristoff’A satisfying and riveting read. The well-realised characters move against a backdrop of a world stunning in its immensity’ Robin Hobb ‘A masterclass in storytelling .
. . epic, gritty fantasy with an uncompromising amount of heart’ FanFiAddict’Quintessential Gwynne honed to perfection .
. . The Shadow of the Gods is absolutely stunning, one hell of an epic series opener and a spectacular dose of Viking-flavoured fantasy’ The Tattooed Book Geek’Reminds me of all that I love in the fantasy genre.
The Shadow of the Gods is an action-packed cinematic read’ Fantasy Hive