A sweeping epic fantasy perfect for fans of the Summoner trilogy by Taran Matharu and Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
WHEN GODS FAIL, WHO WILL KEEP THE DARKNESS OUT?
Lann knows nothing of his mysterious past, but by his fifteenth birthday he will come face to face with destiny. For Lann must wield the Dreadblade, an ancient sword forged to defeat terrible monsters.
Across the mountains a King has been murdered. His daughter, Astrid, is a warrior with no desire to bear the crown. Only she can uncover her father's killer before her brother is framed for the crime.
Evil is stirring. Lann and Astrid are the kingdom's last defence. Together, they must face the greatest darkness their world has ever known.
Steve Feasey lives in Herefordshire with his wife and kids. He says he didn’t learn much at school except how to get into fights and chat up girls - he wasn’t particularly successful at either - but he was always a voracious reader. He started writing fiction in his thirties, inspired by his own favorite writers: Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, and Charles Dickens. His first book, Changeling, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and became a successful series. Mutant Rising is his second book for Bloomsbury, the first book in the series, Mutant City, was published in 2014.