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Publisher's Summary

A Warhammer Age of Sigmar novel.

In Shyish, twin towns face horror - the spectral hordes of Lady Olynder will soon rise and devour their souls. One hero must stand against them - but can he face the Lady of Sorrows? 

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Get an insight into life in the Realm of Death, and discover how its inhabitants deal with the constant threat of spectral horror.

The Story

In the deathly realm of Shyish, the Twinned Towns of Westreach and Eastdale exist on the edge of annihilation. Once in each generation, the hosts of Lady Olynder rise from their tombs to slaughter the towns’ inhabitants, and for centuries the nighthaunts have been turned back, but only after the fiercest of battles. Now, the wizards in the ancient Belvegrod lighthouse have deciphered a prophetic vision that offers a chance to break the curse placed upon the city. The hero Jahangir is fated to lead a desperate mission against the Mortarch of Grief and free his people from this menace once and for all. But is Jahangir equal to the ordeal before him? Can the courage of mortals stand against the undying malice of the Lady of Sorrows?

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  • Singap
  • 10-08-2020

A tragic journey.

Tragic story set in Shyish lands. If you've ever read any C L Werner books, you may feel at home here. It's difficult to say much about this title, without spoilering it, but if you have any interest in Shyish and particularly in Lady Olynder you might find this book very attractive. It's also for those, who enjoy adventure stories.

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  • Ian Skelton
  • 20-11-2020

A deadly quest to lift a curse

I was not prepared for the quality of this book. It is fantastic from start to finish with so many twists to change up the flow. Not a single moment felt lacking. This was not marketed to me as a horror novel but this is the first book to inspire dread and disgust within me. I can not recommend this book enough!

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  • Matthew
  • 11-11-2020

DO NOT expect the Nagash or Neferata books, it’s about Sigmar Worshipping humans.

I read this expecting a backstory and POV of The Mortarch, but the ENTIRE book is some Sigmar Worshipping humans on a quest to stop her. Minor spoiler, Olynder only shows up in about 2 chapters.

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  • Dale Eric Reeves
  • 21-10-2020

Amazing

I don't rate many things but this deserves it! Unexpectedly amazing, fun story, great ending!

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  • ian roessler
  • 29-09-2020

Predictable

The twist at the end was interesting but the betrayal was predictable. Richard Reed's performance saved this book from being a real stinker ar least.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-09-2020

One of my favorites

A really enjoyable and grim story. Shows the mortarch of grief and her power very well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-08-2020

A great mix of horror and adventure!

I loved this book! it did a lot to put me on the front lines of the realm of death. Giving an gripping perspective of it's residents and the tenuous lives they eek out surrounded by undead. It felt like a hard rock version of the fellowship of the rings with a touch of Indiana Jones.

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  • Jim
  • 18-09-2020

very good

very nice voice acting and a compelling story with a twist to go along. set in Shyish it gives another glimpse about this realm and also a good look at Lady Olynder

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  • Alex
  • 07-11-2020

Quality Age of Sigmar Tale

Excellently read, compelling characters, some interesting twists and turns but ultimately a fairly predictable ending.

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  • 14-10-2020

great performance and a decent story.

Classically CL Werner, the story is episodic as heroes face trial after trial. Ultimately the ending creeps up faster than expected and is only rounded by epilogue. This is my favourite of his works I have read so far however and the performance of Richard Reed leads to an entertaining and enjoyable audio book.

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