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Edward K. Ryan

Ed is a lifelong resident of upstate New York. He writes in the spaces around life as a husband and father. Influenced by everyone from R.E. Howard and Michael Moorcock to Raymond Feist and Glenn Cook, he prefers writing fantasy to dealing with reality. VIsit his personal web site here.

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The Reckoning

Fleeing their former employer, mercenaries Tyris and Stilthius Menion find shelter in a tiny town that seems doomed to fall under the swords of the battling factions in the area.
When their warnings to the pair of strange children who seem to be the only inhabitants fall on deaf ears, the brothers learn that there are forces in the world stronger than flesh, blood and steel.

Publication Date: August 14, 2014
ISBN: 978-1507014837
Language: English
Format: Digital

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Thinner Than Blood

Jantalus Kathias remembers his mother's murder with perfect clarity. Unfortunately, it's the only thing he remembers. Found unconscious in the company of a dying man, his rescuers learn only his name. Jantalus cannot explain who he is, why a strange, uncontrollable magic courses through his veins or how he came to bear the black-eyed mark of the dead.
With fragments of memories he cannot be sure are real his only guide, Jantalus sets off on a journey to discover who he was, who he is, and who, ultimately, he will be. Hunted by assassins with a knowledge of his past and taunted by the fear that he may never know the truth, Jantalus soon finds himself facing a past that might not be worth uncovering.

Publication Date: March 9, 2014
ISBN: 978-0615900711
Language: English
Format: Print & Digital

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