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Edward Cox

UK flag (b.1971)

Edward Cox began writing stories at school as a way to pass time in boring lessons. It was a hobby he dabbled with until the late 80's when he discovered the works of David Gemmell, which not only cemented his love of fantasy but also encouraged a hobby to become something much more serious.

With his first short story published in 2000, Edward spent much of the next decade earning a BA 1st class with honours in creative writing, and a Master degree in the same subject. He then went on to teach creative writing at the University of Bedfordshire. During the 2000's he published a host of short stories with the smaller presses of America, where he also worked as a reviewer.

Currently living in Essex with his wife and daughter, Edward is mostly surrounded by fine greenery and spiders the size of his hand. The Relic Guild is his first completed novel, and it is the result of more than ten years of obsessive writing.

Genres: Fantasy
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2015) : The Relic Guild

Edward Cox recommends
Damnation (2017)
(Burned Man, book 3)
Peter McLean
"Chock full of sweary gangsters, snark and deadpan humor, thrills and spills and genuinely terrifying moments, this is a novel for the devil in us all."
The Last Namsara (2017)
(Iskari, book 1)
Kristen Ciccarelli
"Hugely enjoyable entertainment. Kristen Ciccarelli is most definitely an author to watch."
The Traitor God (2018)
(Age of Tyranny, book 1)
Cameron Johnston
"The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston is part murder mystery, part detective story, and all fantasy that’s full of magic, shady villains and even shadier heroes. A hugely enjoyable tale and definitely a 2018 debut to look out for. Marvellous stuff."

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