David Gemmell Morningstar Award 2018.


Clay Cooper and his band were once the best of the best — the meanest, dirtiest, most feared crew of mercenaries this side of the Heartwyld.

Their glory days long past, the mercs have grown apart and grown old, fat, drunk  — or a combination of the three. Then an ex-bandmate turns up at Clay’s door with a plea for help. His daughter Rose is trapped in a city besieged by an enemy one hundred thousand strong and hungry for blood. Rescuing Rose is the kind of mission that only the very brave or the very stupid would sign up for.

It’s time to get the band back together for one last tour across the Wyld.

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Release date: February 20, 2017
Genres: fantasy > high fantasy
Tags: david gemmell award, humor
Average rating: 7.76/10
Total ratings: 4
Updated 2019-02-28


8/10 - HourglassEyes (2017-07-25)

There's something compelling about this band of old farts, used-to-be heros. Eames's story is a mix of borrowed easy jokes, old friendships that has it's cracks, yet still holds and actual meaning of friendshps and getting old after being an ... Read more