The Waking Fire (Draconis Memoria #1)

Author(s): Anthony Ryan

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

'Fabulous . . . Sure to be another fantasy classic' Huffington Post UK

'The world Ryan has created for his new dragon adventure is a joy to visualise' SciFiNow

Claydon Torcreek is a Blood-blessed, able to channel the powers contained in the blood of wild drakes. While his brethren serve as elite spies and assassins, Clay prefers the life of a small-time criminal in the dangerous slums of Carvenport.

Yet war is coming, and it seems Clay is going to end up on the losing side - unless he can track down a legendary drake, whose powerful blood might just be enough to achieve victory. Clay has handled many things in his time (most of them illegal) but nothing as priceless as his nation's future.

Anthony Ryan - bestselling author of fantasy sensation Blood Song - delivers an action-packed epic fantasy of exploration and adventure, spies and assassins, explosive magic and the furious battle to forge an empire.

'A fascinating world packed with dragons, pirates, political machinations and an interesting magic system to boot' Fantasy Faction

'A marvellous piece of imagination with plenty of twists, a refreshingly different setting, and excellent world-building' Mark Lawrence

'Memorable characters and great action' Django Wexler

'Excellent epic fantasy' BookBag

Books by Anthony Ryan:

The Draconis Memoria
The Waking Fire
The Legion of Flame
The Empire of Ashes

Raven's Shadow
Blood Song
Tower Lord
Queen of Fire


Product Information

Fabulous ... Sure to be another fantasy classic Huffington Post UK A marvelous piece of imagination with plenty of twists, a refreshingly different setting, and excellent world-building. A great read -- Mark Lawrence The world Ryan has created for his new dragon adventure is a joy to visualise SciFiNow A fascinating world packed with dragons, pirates, machine guns, political machinations and an interesting magic system Fantasy Faction I loved this book. The characters were fun and well-rounded, the world itself a fascinating entity I cannot wait to explore further Fantasy Book Review

Anthony Ryan lives in London and is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raven's Shadow trilogy. He previously worked in a variety of roles for the UK government, but now writes full time. His interests include art, science and the unending quest for the perfect pint of real ale.

General Fields

  • : 9780356506364
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Sphere
  • : January 2017
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anthony Ryan
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 720