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Sins of Empire

Narrated by: Christian Rodska
Series: Gods of Blood and Powder, Book 1
Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Enter a war-torn world where gunpowder and magic collide. The nation of Fatrasta is a haven for criminals, rebels, adventurers and sorcerers seeking relics of the past. As insurrection grows, only the iron will of the Lady Chancellor holds the capital city of Landfall together.

Yet an ancient power as old as time is rising, and the fate of this young nation now rests in the hands of a spy, a disgraced war hero and a mercenary general with a past as turbulent as Landfall's present. Sins of Empire is the bold new epic fantasy from Gemmell Award-winning author Brian McClellan. Look out for Wrath of Empire, book two in the Gods of Blood and Powder series, in May 2018.

©2017 Brian McClellan (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

Critic Reviews

"Gunpowder and magic. An explosive combination." (Peter Brett)
"Brings a welcome breath of gunpowder-tinged air to epic fantasy." (Anthony Ryan)
"Tense action, memorable characters, rising stakes...Brian McClellan is the real thing." (Brent Weeks)
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great new series

i loved the original trilogy and keen to see where this goes. I like the writers take on magic and it was an interesting bit of spy/detective stuff in this one

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Epic

An absolute gem of a book and really stands up to the series. Brilliant story with absolutely great narration, probably my favourite narrator so far

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Outstanding book!

I absolutely loved this book. Excellent world building with characters that rocked. I love the violence, gore and the battles, the action is tense and the pacing overall is fast and makes for great reading/listening.
Fanstastic to read about Vlora and Olem again and Mad Ben is cool.
One hell of an enjoyable book!

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Interesting Balance of Power between Mages

A little slow start, but was hard to put down after the first half. Reading performance was outstanding!!! lots of great voices
Overall good read.

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Characters performed perfectly

A terrific performance by the reader. He really brought the characters to life. My only regret is that it seems i have started on the second party of the story. The is a previous set of books that should be read first, but they are not essential to understanding or enjoying this book as the previous events are only referred to not part of the plot.