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The Traitor God

(2018)
(The first book in the Age of Tyranny series)
A novel by

 
 
After ten years on the run, dodging daemons and debt, reviled magician Edrin Walker returns home to avenge the brutal murder of his friend. Lynas had uncovered a terrible secret, something that threatened to devour the entire city. He tried to warn the Arcanum, the sorcerers who rule the city. He failed. Lynas was skinned alive and Walker felt every cut. Now nothing will stop him from finding the murderer. Magi, mortals, daemons, and even the gods - Walker will burn them all if he has to. After all, it wouldn't be the first time he's killed a god...

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Cameron Johnston is an exciting new voice in fantasy. His writing has a dark sense of humour and his debut is bursting with imagination and wonders. Fantastic stuff!" - Stephen Aryan

"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." - Edward Cox

"Classic sword & sorcery with a wickedly blood-soaked grimdark twist." - Peter McLean

"High magic and low lives collide in The Traitor God, one part street-level procedural and two parts an urban magic apocalypse, this is fantasy walking tall and carrying a big stick." - Gavin Smith

"Visceral and gripping fantasy, horribly and hugely enjoyable." - Anna Smith-Spark

"An assured and complex debut novel with a main protagonist of questionable loyalty and morals that, despite yourself, you can’t help but love. It’s not often you come across a fresh voice and a fresh take on magic, but The Traitor God gives both. Moments of absolute horror sit cheek by jowl with humour of the blackest kind and some of the monstrous creations in this book are nauseatingly wonderful. After a slightly slow start I found it increasingly difficult to put this book down. I dearly hope we get to see more of Magus Edrin Walker in future books." - Anna Stephens

"Grabs you and doesn't let go...packed with action and laced with black humour." - Neil Williamson


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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Traitor God (The Age of Tyranny)
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
ISBN: 0-85766-779-3 / 978-0-85766-779-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Angry Robot
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Traitor God: Age of Tyranny Series, Book 1
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


December 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Traitor God: Age of Tyranny Series, Book 1
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Traitor God: Age of Tyranny Series, Book 1
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Traitor God: Age of Tyranny Series, Book 1
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Traitor God
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Angry Robot
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Traitor God (The Age of Tyranny Book 1)
Author(s): Cameron Johnston
Publisher: Angry Robot
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA