Hawkwood and the Kings

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Solaris, Jul 27, 2010 - Fiction - 704 pages
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The world is in turmoil. In the east the savage Mer­duks, followers of the Prophet Ahrimuz, have cap­tured the holy city of Aekir.

The world is in turmoil. In the east the savage Mer­duks, followers of the Prophet Ahrimuz, have cap­tured the holy city of Aekir. The western kingdoms are too distracted by internecine bickering to intervene and the Chruch seems more obsessed with rooting out heresy. It is an age where men go to the stake for the taint of magic in their blood, where gunpowder and cannon co-exit with werewolves and sorcerers. It is the turning point when two get reilgions will fight to the death and the common folk will struggle to merely survive.

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Review: Hawkwood and the Kings (The Monarchies of God #1-2)

User Review  - Penforhire - Goodreads

Excellent epic fantasy. I can't wait to read the next book in the series. Low actual use of magic in the plot, which I like (similar to George Martin's GoT series). Mr. Kearney may not be quite as ... Read full review

Review: Hawkwood and the Kings (The Monarchies of God #1-2)

User Review  - Garrett Nicolai - Goodreads

Started very slowly, but picked up considerably around the mid-point, and continued its frantic pace to the very end. Once things got going, I found it hard to put down. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Paul Kearney is the renowned Irish writer behind the classic fantasy series The Mon­archies of God. He is also the author of The Way To Babylon and the highly regarded fantasy trilogy that began with The Ten Thou­sand.

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