Drenai Novels

by 4 books in this series
#7 - The Legend of Deathwalker
#7 - The Legend of Deathwalker
A battle - charged and epic heroic fantasy by the Sunday Times bestselling author David Gemmell, perfect for fans of Joe Abercrombie, Duncan M. Hamilton and Conn Iggulden.

"In my pantheon of literary greats, David Gemmell stands alone . . . he put me on the path I still walk today" - Conn Iggulden

"In the realm of people-driven fantasy fiction, Gemmell sets the standard" -- TIME OUT

"Impressive story-telling...Compelling and pacey action...The best fantasy inspires genuine involvement. David Gemmell's novels do just that." -- INTERZONE

"I have now read this book at least 10 times and every time I get lost in the intrigue..." -- ***** Reader review

"Fast moving and emotionally charged, you just won't be able to put this down..." -- ***** Reader review


For centuries the tribes of the Nadir have suffered under the despotic tyranny of their Gothir overlords.

Disunited and distrustful of one another they await the coming of a Messianic warlord, who will unite them against the oppressors.

Into this swirling, chaotic landscape come three men who will change the fate of the continent: Talisman the Mysterious, enigmatic Nadir warrior, haunted by his past and filled with dreams of finding the Uniter; Sieben the Poet, searching for the mysteries of life and love; and Druss the Axeman, determined to find two mystic gems to heal a mortally wounded friend.

Together they will journey across a war-torn land, and descend beyond the gates of Hell, where a long-dead king holds the key to a secret that will change the world.

The Legend of Deathwalker continues the extraordinary tale of Druss among the Nadir started in Legend
#8 - The Winter Warriors
#8 - The Winter Warriors
Perfect for fans of Joe Abercrombie, Duncan M. Hamilton and Conn Iggulden, this heroic fantasy by the Sunday Times bestselling author David Gemmell is packed with old world magic, battles, ancient heroes and the terrifying forces of evil...

"Gemmell is a master at what he does." -- SFX

"Gemmell's great reading - the action never lets up. He's several rungs above the good - right into the fabulous!" -- ANNE MCCAFFREY

"Gemmell is top of the tree in the fantasy field." -- STARLOG

"Multilayered, moving, poignant, action packed, surprising, humourous and totally unique" -- ***** Reader review

"Powerful heroic fantasy full of unforgettable characters" -- ***** Reader review
"Cracking read!" -- ***** Reader review


The prophecy was clear: upon the death of three kings, the world will be plunged into chaos, and all the cast-out demons of history will return to bring blood and horror to the world.

Two of the kings are dead.
The third, about to be born, is hunted by the Demon Riders of the Krayakin, Lords of the Undead.

All the terrifying forces of evil range against a pregnant queen at bay in a haunted forest. But she is not alone. Three warriors stand with her, the last remnants of the once proud Drenai army. Three old men, ancient heroes, discarded by the king; Nogusta the Swordsman, Kebra the Bowman, and the hulking fighter, Bison.

The fate of empires rests on their fading skills as they journey through a tormented world on a perilous quest to save the unborn king.
#9 - Hero In The Shadows
#9 - Hero In The Shadows
A heroic fantasy by the Sunday Times bestselling author David Gemmell in which the forces of good and evil and the living and the dead face each other in battle...Perfect for fans of Joe Abercrombie, Duncan M. Hamilton and Conn Iggulden.

"Probably the finest living writer of heroic fantasy." -- TIME OUT

"When it comes to heroic fantasy, nobody does it better than David Gemmell." -- THE DARK SIDE
"Hero in the Shadows has everything a fan of heroic fantasy could desire..." - Stephen Donaldson
"Another powerful page-turning adventure from Gemmell" -- ***** Reader review
"The characters are wonderfully bought to life... you will simply fall into the world the Gemmell creates for you." -- **** Reader review


Thousands of years ago the evil city of Kuan Hador was defeated by a vast army of mystic warriors, the Enemy banished beyond the Gateway between Worlds. Spells of enormous power sealed the Gateway.

Now icy mists begin to form around the ruins of Kuan Hador. Awesome beasts stalk the hills and forests. The spells are fading. Beyond the Gateway the vengeful armies of Kuan Hador await.

And where years before a host stood against the Enemy, now only a handful of warriors prepare to face it once more: Kysumu the Swordsman, last of a dying breed, Yu Yu Liang, the ditch digger, Ustarte, the Beast-Priestess, and the mysterious Waylander.

Together they must solve an ancient mystery, which will bring the dead to life for a final battle outside Time.

But first Waylander must find a way to kill a man who cannot die...
#10 - White Wolf
#10 - White Wolf
Sorcery and savagery combine in this heroic fantasy by the Sunday Times bestselling author David Gemmell, perfect for fans of Joe Abercrombie, Duncan M. Hamilton and Conn Iggulden.

"The story flows like a torrent..." - THE GUARDIAN

"Gemmell is past the point of needing recommending - he is an institution that becomes more valuable with each new novel." - ENIGMA

"How could you fail to be captivated? Gemmell... always guarantees a blasting good read" - FEAR

"Full of fantastic action scenes with beasts warriors and quirky characters..." -- ***** Reader review

"I enjoyed every minute spent reading this book..." - ***** Reader review


Skilgannon the Damned had vanished from the pages of history.

Following the terrible triumph at Perapolis, he had taken the legendary Swords of Night and Day and ridden from the lands of Naashan. No-one knew where he had gone, and the assassins sent by the Witch Queen could find no trace of his passing.

Three years later, a mob intent on murder gathers outside a distant monastery: they are faced by a single unarmed priest. In a few terrifying seconds their world is changed for ever, and word spreads across the lands of the East.
Skilgannon is back.

Now he must travel across a perilous, demon-haunted realm seeking a mysterious temple, and the ageless goddess who rules it. With assassins on his trail, and an army of murderous foes ahead, he sets off on a quest to bring the dead to life. But he does not travel alone.

The man beside him is Druss the Legend.

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