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The Last Lies of Ardor Benn

#3 Kingdom of Grit

Tyler Whitesides

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Orbit Books
13 April 2021
Series: Kingdom of Grit
The final book in an action-packed epic fantasy series set in a world with dragon-fuelled magic where master con artist Ardor Benn takes a job to steal a living dragon Ardor Benn has takes his lies to a new level, infiltrating high society so he can steal a priceless resource. But now that he's on the inside, he finds himself poring over ancient texts, searching for answers to his deepest questions. He discovers something is coming. Something world-ending.

Now, an old enemy is extorting him for one last job. Steal a live dragon. He doesn't know how, and he doesn't know why. But he's got a feeling that it's a job he has to take. Only problem is, Ard's running short on time and shorter on lies. And his personal ambitions are alienating all of his allies.

With no one else to rely on, he'll have to trust the one person nobody else does: himself.

Praise for the series:

'Mission Impossible, but with magic . . . a fun, terrific read' David Dalglish 'Ardor is a rogue with a heart of gold and his team is incredibly fun to follow' B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog 'If you enjoy The Lies of Locke Lamora . . . then I can confidently predict that The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn is the book for you . . . Highly recommended' The Eloquent Page 'I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is easily the best fantasy-heist book I have ever read in years!' A Fantastical Librarian
By:   Tyler Whitesides
Imprint:   Orbit Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 126mm,  Spine: 48mm
Weight:   460g
ISBN:   9780356511030
ISBN 10:   0356511030
Series:   Kingdom of Grit
Pages:   624
Publication Date:   13 April 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tyler Whitesides is the author of the bestselling children's series, Janitors, and The Wishmakers. The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn is his adult debut. When he's not writing, Tyler enjoys playing percussion, hiking, fly fishing, cooking and theatre. He lives in the mountains of northern Utah with his wife and son.

Reviews for The Last Lies of Ardor Benn (#3 Kingdom of Grit)

In general, a classic heist. In detail, a marvelously, clever plotted and genius story . . . From start to finish this is an amazing read -- THE BOOK PLANK on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN The plot and world of this book are one of a kind . . . a very impressive debut -- THE QUILL TO LIVE on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN This one is for all you fans of Scott Lynch and Marshall Ryan Maresca eager to meet your next favorite fantasy ne'er-do-well -- B&N SCI-FI AND FANTASY BLOG on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN The first act is a high spirited caper as Ardor and his team infiltrate the royal court. The tone turns darker and more violent in the second act as they head to an island where dragons roost . . . a cracking introduction to a new fantasy world that demands further exploration -- SFX on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN A platinum rogue and no mistake, I defy anyone to not be won over by Ard's charms . . . I had a great time reading this novel. The characters are loads of fun and the plot is so twisty and turny that if it were a baked good it would be a pretzel. If you enjoy The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch . . . then I can confidently predict that The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn is the book for you . . . Highly recommended -- THE ELOQUENT PAGE on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is easily the best fantasy-heist book I have read in years! -- A FANTASTICAL LIBRARIAN on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN Mission Impossible, but with magic, dragons and a series of heists that go from stealing a crown to saving the world. A fun, terrific read I heartily recommend -- David Dalglish, on THE THOUSAND DEATHS OF ARDOR BENN


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