Guns, Swords, and Magic: Promise of Blood is out today!


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Promise of Blood is the Epic Fantasy debut by Brian McClellan.

For those of you who don’t know Brian, he’s a graduate of Orson Scott Card’s Literary Bookcamp and a former student of Brandon Sanderson (which he wrote about on his site).

Book Description:
The Age of Kings is dead . . . and I have killed it.

It’s a bloody business overthrowing a king…
Field Marshal Tamas’ coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and the greedy to scramble for money and power by Tamas’s supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces.

It’s up to a few…
Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be his estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty is being tested by blackmail.

But when gods are involved…
Now, as attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should…

Buy the book:
Amazon.com
Audible.com

Brian is giving away 100 signed bookplates. Just email him at brian (at) brianmcclellan (dot) com. Enter BOOKPLATE as the subject and include your name and address.

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