The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne

Firstly, a huge thank you to Orbit Books for sending me a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review.

Publisher: Orbit Books
Publication Date:
06/05/2021
Length: 496 pages
Genre:
Fantasy

CW: graphic violence

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After the gods warred and drove themselves to extinction, the cataclysm of their fall shattered the land of VigriĆ°.

Now a new world is rising, where power-hungry jarls feud and monsters stalk the woods and mountains. A world where the bones of the dead gods still hold great power for those brave – or desperate – enough to seek them out.

Now, as whispers of war echo across the mountains and fjords, fate follows in the footsteps of three people: a huntress on a dangerous quest, a noblewoman who has rejected privilege in pursuit of battle fame, and a thrall who seeks vengeance among the famed mercenaries known as the Bloodsworn.

All three will shape the fate of the world as it once more falls under the shadow of the gods…

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