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#1 Age of Dread

Stephen Aryan



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Orbit Books
10 October 2017
Series: Age of Dread
'Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy' Den Patrick ***The start of a brand new magic-fuelled trilogy from the author of Battlemage*** Thousands died when mages sundered the earth and split the sky.

It was a war that devastated entire kingdoms.

Now one man believes eradicating magic is the only way to ensure a lasting peace. He and his followers will do anything to achieve his goal - even if it means murdering every child born with the ability.

'Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee' Taran Matharu For more from Stephen Aryan, check out:

Age of Darkness Battlemage Bloodmage Chaosmage The Age of Dread Mageborn Magefall ebook-only novella: Of Gods and Men
By:   Stephen Aryan
Imprint:   Orbit Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   281g
ISBN:   9780356508474
ISBN 10:   0356508471
Series:   Age of Dread
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   10 October 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Stephen Aryan was born in 1977 and raised by the sea in the North East of England. He started reading fantasy at a young age and cites among his early influences Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, Ursula Le Guin, Terry Brooks, David Eddings and David Gemmell. He currently lives in West Yorkshire and, when he's not sampling real ales or walking in the hills, he can be found reading and writing fantasy.

Reviews for Mageborn (#1 Age of Dread)

Abundant politics, intrigues, double-crossings, and plot twists to keep the pacing brisk and whet readers' appetites for future installments -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee -- Taran Matharu, author of the Summoner novels Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy -- Den Patrick, author of THE BOY WITH THE PORCELAIN BLADE A vivid and rousing adventure with the kind of magic that punches you right in the face -- Jen Williams, on BATTLEMAGE

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