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The Red Knight (Traitor Son Cycle)

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    Available in PDF Format | The Red Knight (Traitor Son Cycle).pdf | English
    Miles Cameron(Author)
Twenty eight florins a month is a huge price to pay, for a man to stand between you and the Wild.

Twenty eight florins a month is nowhere near enough when a wyvern's jaws snap shut on your helmet in the hot stink of battle, and the beast starts to rip the head from your shoulders. But if standing and fighting is hard, leading a company of men - or worse, a company of mercenaries - against the smart, deadly creatures of the Wild is even harder.

It takes all the advantages of birth, training, and the luck of the devil to do it.

The Red Knight has all three, he has youth on his side, and he's determined to turn a profit. So when he hires his company out to protect an Abbess and her nunnery, it's just another job. The abby is rich, the nuns are pretty and the monster preying on them is nothing he can't deal with.

Only it's not just a job. It's going to be a war. . .

"Fans of hefty adventure epics will enjoy this dense, intricately plotted historical fantasy debut... [Cameron] packs this thick volume with enough magic, violence, and intrigue for three books, flavoring the story with period detail and earthy dialogue." ""Publishers Weekly"""""The Red Knight" is an excellent debut... You will be won by the intricate story and sophisticated world building." ""Fantasy Book Critic "on" The Red Knight""""A rousing read." ""SF Signal "on" The Red Knight"""""The Red Knight" is an excellent debut...will only get better as the series progresses...you will be won by the intricate story and sophisticated world building." ""Fantasy Book Critic "on" The Red Knight""""A rousing read." SF Signal on The Red Knight""I cannot recommend the Traitor Son Cycle enough... amazing."--SF Signal on The Fell Sword"The Red Knight is an excellent debut...will only get better as the series progresses...you will be won by the intricate story and sophisticated world building."--Fantasy Book Critic on The Red Knight"Promising historical fantasy debut featuring an expansive cast, an engaging plot, and a detailed eye for combat."--The Ranting Dragon on The Red Knight "Literate, intelligent and well-thought-out...a pleasingly complex and greatly satisfying novel."--SFF World on The Red Knight"A rousing read."--SF Signal on The Red Knight

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Book details

  • PDF | 672 pages
  • Miles Cameron(Author)
  • Orbit; Reprint edition (22 Jan. 2013)
  • English
  • 9
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy
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  • By MR M WILLIAMS on 14 March 2017

    I found it quite convoluted at first and easy to loose track of who was who, and what was where with who, but the imaginative world and likeable characters wouldn't leave me be and towards the end it all seemed to pull together and get a little slicker and I look forward to the next instalment.

  • By Bob Mitchell on 30 December 2016

    Managed to get through this book and whilst a great story, the book went everywhere yet nowhere! Every individual was introduced, had their own section and whilst it all came together in the end, not my style as too bitty and I couldn't get a "flow" out of it.

  • By Daniel Norey on 17 June 2017

    Having read a huge number of fantasy, sci-fi and historical fiction over the years I feel that Miles/Christian Cameron is easily up there with the very best.The world takes a while to get to grips with but when you find your feet, the attention to detail, the pace, the wonderful characters and the sheer brilliance of the writing sweep you away.I love everything about this series, especially the fact that Cameron doesn't spoon feed the reader. The world, its lore and the scale of the plot reveals itself as you get deeper into the story and the wait is worth it.I cannot recommend these books highly enough.Go on.Treat yourself

  • By S. Ijioma on 31 January 2015

    I don't actually LIKE it - too much swearing, blasphemy and gratuitous gore for my delicate psyche. It is a compelling, well constructed yarn though. I ordered the next book in the series before I'd finished this one which tells you something

  • By Guest on 29 April 2017

    I rarely review, let alone rave about, books.....but this is very, very good. I've been reading fantasy for thirty years and this is right up there with the best. Astonishingly well written, superb characterisation and enthralling plot. A hugely enjoyable read.

  • By Bones on 30 June 2013

    Brilliant book. Picked this up and could not stop reading it, the characters are fantastically portrayed with some good sub plots and a very good ending. Hopefully we shall hear more of the Red Knight.

  • By will on 17 March 2014

    I couldn't put it down! Well written, great characterisation solid, well rehearsed battle scenes, a wonderful, effortless read for adults.

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