‘Grabbed me and refused to let go’ George R.R. Martin
SOMETIMES A GIRL IS TOUCHED BY MOTHER WAR Thorn lives to fight. But she has been named murderer by the very man who trained her to kill.
SOMETIMES A GIRL BECOMES A WARRIOR Fate traps her in the schemes of Father Yarvi, sending her across half the world to seek allies against the ruthless High King.
SOMETIMES A WARRIOR BECOMES A WEAPON Beside her is Brand, a young warrior who hates to kill. A failure in his eyes and hers, he has one chance at redemption.
AND WEAPONS ARE MADE FOR ONE PURPOSE Must Thorn be a tool in other hands or can she carve her own path? Is there a place beyond legend for a woman with a blade?
'Grips like a bear hug, warms like a bear skin' Daily Mail ‘My favorite Abercrombie book yet’ Patrick Rothfuss ‘Enthralling. An up-all-night read’ Robin Hobb ‘Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work’ GEORGE R.R. MARTIN ‘Abercrombie writes fantasy like no one else’ Guardian ‘Another great tale from a master’ Sun ‘Joe Abercrombie is fast becoming my favourite writer.’ DEREK LANDY ‘A magnificent, captivating world.’ James Dashner of MAZE RUNNER
Joe Abercrombie was born in Lancaster in 1974. His first book, The Blade Itself, was published in 2006. He lives in Bath with his wife Lou and their three children Grace, Eve and Teddy.