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RJ Barker

RJ Barker is a softly-spoken Yorkshireman with flowing locks. He lives in the frozen north with his wife and son, and divides his time between writing and looking after his son.

Genres: Fantasy
New Books
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2018) : Age of Assassins

RJ Barker recommends
The Tethered Mage (2017)
(Swords and Fire, book 1)
Melissa Caruso
"An enchanting voice and an original world you won't want to leave."
The End of Magic (2019)
Mark Stay
"Mark Stay paints his world and characters with deft, confident and dark strokes."
The Moonsteel Crown (2021)
(Dominion , book 1)
Stephen Deas
"Subterfuge and skulduggery from one of my favourite fantasy writers."
Composite Creatures (2021)
Caroline Hardaker
"The writing is wistful and works in such a way you don't realise how wonderfully strange the book is until you are enfolded in it."
Ten Low (2021)
(Ten Low, book 1)
Stark Holborn
"Stark Holborn's writing is clever, original and thrilling."
The Justice of Kings (2022)
(Empire of the Wolf, book 1)
Richard Swan
"A stunning piece of modern fantasy writing."
Pennyblade (2022)
J L Worrad
"A violent, and wildly imaginative, riot of a book."
The Book Eaters (2022)
Sunyi Dean
"Dean reinvents the vampire in way that's both disturbing."
The Children of Gods and Fighting Men (2022)
(Gael Song, book 1)
Shauna Lawless
"An atmospheric journey into a thrilling historical fantasy world that feels like it should be real."

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