Empire of Salt

by 3 books in this series
#1 - Darien
#1 - Darien
Twelve Families. One Throne. An epic new fantasy series of spellbinding imagination. Welcome to the Empire of Salt.

A hunter tasked with murdering a king . . .

An old man compelled to protect him . . .

A young woman's whose true potential has yet to be revealed . . .

As these three strangers make their way towards the very heart of Darien, a creature from the old world appears whose abilities may be the undoing of them all.
#2 - Shiang
#2 - Shiang
Conn Iggulden is back with the spellbinding second instalment in the EMPIRE OF SALT trilogy.

The city of Shiang stands at the edge of a shattered empire. A single family keeps order with soldiers and artefacts, spies and myths, clinging to a peace that shifts and crumbles. The people of the city endure what they cannot change.

Ambitious leaders sense a chance to carve out empires of their own. Men nearer at hand speak in whispers of war and the destruction of a great city to the west - Darien.

And on the great road between Shiang and Darien, mercenaries and deserters wait restlessly for the time to attack the empire's land.

One city will stand. One will fall. But who will control the Empire of Salt?
#3 - The Sword Saint
#3 - The Sword Saint
Cities have been broken. Empires have fallen. And darkness is coming.

Success has drawn a cold gaze. A false king seeks dominion. His soldiers will bring desolation and despair to Darien. With treachery on all sides, the ancient capital looks set to fall.

Yet within the walls of that great city, a small team gathers. Tellius knows each one: a hunter, a gambler, a dead man, a wielder of threads - and the sword saint of Shiang. When Darien herself is threatened, Tellius will ask them to stand.

A city is worth more than the lives of those within. Darien's streets and courts and homes and taverns are a bonfire on the hill, a beacon of life and light in the world.

That is why they will die to save her.

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