Anthony Ryan lives in London and is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raven's Shadow and Draconis Memoria series. He previously worked in a variety of roles for the UK government, but now writes full time. His interests include art, science and the unending quest for the perfect pint of real ale.
The Pariah is Anthony Ryan at his best. A fast-paced, brutal fantasy novel with larger than life characters and a plot full of intrigue and suspense. With bloody twists and turns aplenty, this novel is destined to become a favorite of the grimdark community. --Grimdark Magazine on The Pariah A gritty, heart-pounding tale of betrayal and bloody vengeance. I loved every single word. --John Gwynne on The Pariah Gritty and well-drawn, this makes a rich treat for George R.R. Martin fans. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Pariah In The Pariah Ryan creates a wonderfully slow burn and a protagonist who resonates in spite of - or because of -- his flaws. I loved wandering with Alwyn from one scrape to the next, and I'm ready for more. --Django Wexler on The Pariah [Blood Song] certainly has it all: great coming-of-age tale, compelling character and a fast-paced plot. If [Ryan's] first book is any indication of things to come, then all fantasy readers should rejoice.--Michael J. Sullivan on Blood Song A master storyteller.--Mark Lawrence on The Pariah Fans of broadscale epic fantasy along the lines of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series and George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire novels should find this debut much to their liking.--Library Journal on Blood Song Readers who enjoy their fantasy fast and furious will find Ryan's latest to be an immensely satisfying, top-notch adventure fantasy.--Kirkus on Wolf's Call Robin Hobb meets Joe Abercrombie in a story that delivers so many gut-wrenching blows. This is fantasy with a totally legendary feel; it's epic in every regard.--Fantasy Book Review on The Wolf's Call Ryan hits all the high notes of epic fantasy--a gritty setting, ancient magics, ruthless intrigue, divided loyalties and bloody action.--Publishers Weekly on Blood Song