OUT NOW: Seven Deaths of an Empire by G. R. Matthews in Paperback!

We’re delighted to be wishing the paperback of Seven Deaths of an Empire by G. R. Matthews a very happy book birthday!

For fans of Anna Smith Spark and George R.R. Martin, Seven Deaths of an Empire is a standalone grimdark fantasy of politics and power that will keep you reading into the wee hours of the night…

The Emperor is dead. Long live the Empire.

General Bordan has a lifetime of duty and sacrifice behind him in the service of the Empire. But with rebellion brewing in the countryside, and assassins, thieves and politicians vying for power in the city, it is all Bordan can do to protect the heir to the throne.

Apprentice Magician Kyron was assigned to the late Emperor’s honour guard escorting his body on the long road back to the capital.

But even a magician’s power may fail when enemies emerge from the forests intent on seizing their precious cargo.

Whoever controls the Emperor’s body, controls the Empire…

“This is fantasy at its finest.” — Grimdark Magazine

“Refreshingly original” — SFX Magazine

“It’s been a long time since a book made me swear out loud in horror” — Set the Tape