Darien

Twelve Families. One Throne. Empire of Salt Book I

C. F. Iggulden

Discover your new favourite fantasy series . . .
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The city of Darien lies at the heart of a dying empire.

Twelve families spoil for a throne soon to be made vacant - by murder or civil war. Into this fevered, hungry city come six strangers:

An orphan and an old swordsman.

A hunter and a pitiless killer.

A young thief and a cynical chancer.

As the sun sinks the city will know no slumber. For long dormant passions have awoken. Fortunes will be won and lost. Lives will be staked and claimed.

And a story long waiting to be told will catch fire in the telling . . .
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What readers think . . .

'One of the best fantasy novels I've read' *****

'I'm a huge fan of Iggulden, but this takes it to another level' *****

'A must-read and a very welcome addition to the genre' *****

'Enough machinations, conspiracies and controversies to rival Game of Thrones' *****

'If you love David Gemmel, you will love this' *****
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Darien is the first book in the Empire of Salt, THE epic fantasy series of spellbinding imagination . . .

  • Michael Joseph
  • Published 12th July 2018
  • 352 Pages
  • 129mm x 198mm x 21mm
  • 245g
  • £7.99