Book 2 - The Bloodsworn Trilogy

The Hunger of the Gods

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Publisher Description

Packed with myth, magic, and bloody vengeance, John Gwynne's "masterfully crafted, brutally compelling, Norse-inspired epic" (Anthony Ryan) continues in The Hunger of the Gods.

THE DEAD GODS ARE RISING.

Lik-Rifa, the dragon god of legend, has been freed from her eternal prison. Now she plots a new age of blood and conquest.   
   
As Orka continues the hunt for her missing son, the Bloodsworn sweep south in a desperate race to save one of their own–and Varg takes the first steps on the path of vengeance.   
   
Elvar has sworn to fulfil her blood oath and rescue a prisoner from the clutches of Lik-Rifa and her dragonborn followers, but first she must persuade the Battle-Grim to follow her. Yet even the might of the Bloodsworn and Battle-Grim cannot stand alone against a dragon god.   
 
Their only hope lies within the mad writings of a chained god. A book of forbidden magic with the power to raise the wolf god Ulfrir from the dead...and bring about a battle that will shake the foundations of the earth.  

Praise for The Shadow of the Gods

“There is not a dull chapter in this fantasy epic.” —Vulture (Best of the Year)
 
"A satisfying and riveting read. It’s everything I’ve come to expect from a John Gwynne book." —Robin Hobb
 
"A masterfully crafted, brutally compelling Norse-inspired epic." —Anthony Ryan
 
"A masterclass in storytelling . . . epic, gritty fantasy with an uncompromising amount of heart." —FanFiAddict

 
For more from John Gwynne, check out:
 
The Bloodsworn Trilogy
The Shadow of the Gods
The Hunger of the Gods

 
Of Blood and Bone
A Time of Dread
A Time of Blood
A Time of Courage

 
The Faithful and the Fallen
Malice
Valor
Ruin
Wrath

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2022
April 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
672
Pages
PUBLISHER
Orbit
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
5.3
MB

Customer Reviews

V Bun ,

Grating Mary Sue ruins an otherwise decent book

A decent story but it’s dragged down by Elgar the Mary Sue constantly lucking her way into power and treasure while learning nothing. The over reliance on kidnapping to drive the plot forward also gets exhausting late into the book after it happens for the 10th time. I think I’ll get off this ride here.

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