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The Killing Way

(2009)
(The first book in the Arthurian Mysteries series)
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It is the time of Arthur, but this is not his storied epic. Arthur is a young and powerful warrior who some would say stands on the brink of legend. Britain's leaders have come to elect a new supreme king, and Arthur is favored. But when a young woman is brutally murdered and the blame is placed at Merlin's feet, Arthur's reputation is at stake and his enemies are poised to strike. Arthur turns to Malgwyn ap Cuneglas, a man whose knowledge of battle and keen insight into how the human mind works has helped Arthur come to the brink of kingship.

Malgwyn is also the man who hates Arthur most in the world.

After the death of Malgwyn's wife by Saxon hands, he became Mad Malgwyn, killer of Saxons and right-hand lieutenant to the warrior Arthur. Right hand, that is, until a Saxon cut his sword arm off and left him to die on the battlefield. Arthur rescued him. Now a one-armed scribe and a heavy drinker, Malgwyn rejects the half-life that his liege gave him. But loyalty is sometimes stronger than loathing.and Malgwyn is pulled toward a puzzle that he can't walk away from.

Think CSI: Medieval: gritty, powerful, and with the true ring of historical perspective and a character who sees more than those around him. The Killing Way is the first in a mystery series that is sure to be a hit with both mystery readers and historical fans alike.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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Praise for this book

"A first-class, page-turning tale." - Peter Tremayne


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Hardback Editions

April 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Killing Way
Author(s): Tony Hays
ISBN: 0-85789-005-0 / 978-0-85789-005-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
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March 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Killing Way
Author(s): Tony Hays
ISBN: 0-7653-1945-4 / 978-0-7653-1945-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Killing Way
Author(s): Anthony Hays
ISBN: 0-85789-007-7 / 978-0-85789-007-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
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November 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Killing Way
Author(s): Anthony Hays
ISBN: 0-85789-006-9 / 978-0-85789-006-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
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March 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Killing Way (The Arthurian Mysteries)
Author(s): Tony Hays
ISBN: 0-7653-2591-8 / 978-0-7653-2591-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Killing Way
Author(s): Anthony Hays
Publisher: Corvus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2009 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Killing Way (The Arthurian Mysteries)
Author(s): Tony Hays
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon