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The Shadow of the Gods

(2021)
(The first book in the Bloodsworn series)
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From acclaimed fantasy author John Gwynne comes the first in the Bloodsworn trilogy, an epic of wild lands and wilder magic, where not all monsters fight with tooth and claw...and the treasures of the gods come at a price.

This is the age of storm and murder.

After the old gods warred and drove themselves to extinction, the cataclysm of their fall shattered the land of Vigrio.
Now, power-hungry jarls carve out petty kingdoms, and monsters stalk the shadow-haunted woods and mountains. A world where the bones of the dead gods still hold great power, promising fame and fortune for those brave - or desperate - enough to seek them out.
As whispers of war echo over the plains and across the fjords, fate follows the footsteps of three people: a huntress searching for her missing son, a jarl's daughter who has rejected privilege in pursuit of battle fame, and a thrall who has cast off his chains and now fights alongside the famed mercenaries known as the Bloodsworn.
All three will shape the fate of the world, as it once more teeters on the edge of chaos.

For more from John Gwynne, check out:

Of Blood and BoneA Time of DreadA Time of BloodA Time of Courage

The Faithful and the FallenMaliceValorRuinWrath


Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

May 2021 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Saga)
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 0-356-51418-8 / 978-0-356-51418-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Paperback Editions

October 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Saga)
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 0-356-51421-8 / 978-0-356-51421-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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May 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 0-356-51420-X / 978-0-356-51420-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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May 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Trilogy, 1)
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 0-316-53988-0 / 978-0-316-53988-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Audio Editions

May 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Trilogy)
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 1-5491-3797-2 / 978-1-5491-3797-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group and Blackstone Publishing
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May 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods: Library Edition (Bloodsworn Trilogy)
Author(s): John Gwynne
ISBN: 1-5491-3795-6 / 978-1-5491-3795-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

May 2021 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Saga)
Author(s): John Gwynne
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Trilogy Book 1)
Author(s): John Gwynne
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA