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David Gemmell


UK flag (1948 - 2006)

aka Ross Harding

Published in 1984, David Gemmell's first novel, Legend, has become a classic. His Drenai and Rigante books are all published as Bantam Press hardcovers and Corgi paperbacks. All of his novels are Sunday Times bestsellers. Now widely regarded as one of the finest writers of heroic fantasy, he lived in East Sussex until his death in July 2006.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Mystery
 
Series
Drenai
   1. Legend (1984)
     aka Against the Horde
   2. The King Beyond the Gate (1985)
   3. Waylander (1986)
   4. Quest for Lost Heroes (1990)
   5. In the Realm of the Wolf (1992)
   6. The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend (1993)
   7. The Legend of Deathwalker (1996)
   8. Winter Warriors (1997)
   9. Hero in the Shadows (2000)
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Sipstrassi : Jon Shannow
   1. Wolf in Shadow (1987)
     aka The Jerusalem Man
   2. The Last Guardian (1989)
   3. Bloodstone (1994)
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Lion of Macedon
   1. Lion of Macedon (1991)
   2. Dark Prince (1991)
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Rigante
   1. Sword in the Storm (1998)
   2. Midnight Falcon (1999)
   3. Ravenheart (2001)
   4. Stormrider (2002)
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Troy
   1. Lord Of The Silver Bow (2005)
   2. The Shield of Thunder (2006)
   3. Fall Of Kings (2007) (with Stella Gemmell)
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Novels
   The Lost Crown (1989)
   Knights of Dark Renown (1989)
   Morning Star (1992)
   White Knight, Black Swan (1993) (as by Ross Harding)
   Dark Moon (1996)
   Echoes of the Great Song (1997)
   Rhyming Rings (2017)
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David Gemmell recommends
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The Cry of the Newborn (2005)
(Ascendants of Estorea, book 1)
James Barclay
"Barclay creates novels you want to read again and again."
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Swarmthief's Dance (2005)
(Swarmthief, book 1)
Deborah J Miller
"The most enchanting novel I've read in a long, long time."
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Orcs Omnibus (2004)
(Orcs: First Blood)
Stan Nicholls
"Wall to wall action... gritty, fast paced."

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Awards
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Bloodstone


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