BLOODRUSH

BLOODRUSH

BOOK 1 OF THE SCARLET STAR TRILOGY

“Magick ain’t pretty, it ain’t stars and sparkles. Magick is dirty. It’s rough. Raw. It’s blood and guts and vomit. You hear me?”

 

When Prime Lord Hark is found in a pool of his own blood on the steps of his halls, Tonmerion Hark finds his world not only turned upside down, but inside out. His father's last will and testament forces him west across the Iron Ocean, to the very brink of the Endless Land and all civilisation. They call it Wyoming.

 

This is a story of murder and family.

 

In the dusty frontier town of Fell Falls, there is no silverware, no servants, no plush velvet nor towering spires. Only dust, danger, and the railway. Tonmerion has only one friend to help him escape the torturous heat and unravel his father’s murder. A faerie named Rhin. A twelve-inch tall outcast of his own kind. 

 

This is a story of blood and magick.

 

But there are darker things at work in Fell Falls, and not just the railwraiths or the savages. Secrets lurk in Tonmerion's bloodline. Secrets that will redefine this young Hark.

 

This is a story of the edge of the world.

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‘Good, strong writing. A solid read.’ – Mark Lawrence, author of The Broken Empire Trilogy

 

‘An accomplished coming-of-age story… it deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with all the professionally edited fantasy books released by the major publishers.' – Fantasy Book Review

 

‘Galley has this fantastic ability to bring you into it all so slowly, so carefully, that you don’t quite realize your view of the world is shifting until it’s shifted. [Bloodrush] is unique, it’s highly entertaining, the pacing is superb, and the characters varied and a lot of fun to read about… Definitely worth paying attention to.’ – Bibliotropic

 

‘Hit all the right notes, with fantastic world building, a captivating story, unforgettable characters, and a plot that refused to fit in any molds. The cover art was amazing, the editing was obviously professionally done and the author has very evident talent.’

– Bookworm Blues

 

‘An incredibly strong read that fans of fantasy and or westerns should check out. Will appeal a lot to fans of the likes of Neil Gaiman and Jim Butcher.’ – Fictional Hangout

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