'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' George R. R. Martin, author of GAME OF THRONES.
They burned her home.
They stole her brother and sister.
But vengeance is following.
Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she'll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she's not a woman to flinch from what needs doing. She sets off in pursuit with only a pair of oxen and her cowardly old stepfather Lamb for company. But it turns out Lamb's buried a bloody past of his own, and out in the lawless Far Country, the past never stays buried.
Their journey will take them across the barren plains to a frontier town gripped by gold fever, through feud, duel and massacre, high into the unmapped mountains to a reckoning with the Ghosts. Even worse, it will force them into alliance with Nicomo Cosca, infamous soldier of fortune, and his feckless lawyer Temple, two men no one should ever have to trust. . .
The past never stays buried . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CSDaley - LibraryThing
I know a lot of people will argue the point with me but for my money Joe Abercrombie is writing the best fantasy out there right now. His books are always gripping. His pace is fast and furious. He is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandelionroots - LibraryThing
Was pretty excited about Ninefingers in a western - but Abercrombie lost steam. Interested in his short stories though. --- What kind o' men do a thing like this? Just men. Thing like this don't take no one special. Read full review