BLACKGUARDS: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues

By Various | Edited by J.M. Martin | Cover art by Arman Akopian

 
Whether by coin or by blood... YOU WILL PAY.
 

DESCRIPTION

A FANTASY ANTHOLOGY featuring the deadly, the worldly, and the sneaky. Blackguards consists mainly of stories in established series, and the authors range from wildly successful indie authors to New York Times bestsellers. If you enjoy roguish tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells, this one's for you.

 

CONTENTS

FOREWORD by GLEN COOK (Black Company)

CAROL BERG, "Seeds"  

RICHARD LEE BYERS, "Troll Trouble" 

DAVID DALGLISH, "Take You Home" 

JAMES ENGE, "Thieves at the Gate" 

JOHN GWYNNE, "Better to Live than to Die" 

LIAN HEARN, "His Kikuta Hands" 

SNORRI KRISTJANSSON, "A Kingdom and a Horse" 

JOSEPH LALLO, "Seeking the Shadow" 

MARK LAWRENCE, "The Secret" 

TIM MARQUITZ, "A Taste of Agony" 

PETER ORULLIAN, "A Length of Cherrywood" 

CAT RAMBO, "The Subtler Art" 

LAURA RESNICK, "Friendship" 

MARK SMYLIE, "Manhunt" 

KENNY SOWARD, "Jancy's Justice" 

SHAWN SPEAKMAN, "The White Rose Thief" 

JON SPRUNK, "Sun and Steel" 

ANTON STROUT, "Scream" 

MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN, "Professional Integrity"

DJANGO WEXLER, "The First Kill"

ANTHONY RYAN, "The Lord Collector"

PAUL S. KEMP, "A Better Man"

JAMES A. MOORE, "What Gods Demand"

JEAN RABE, "Mainon"

BRADLEY P. BEAULIEU, "Irindai"

S.R. CAMBRIDGE, ""The Magus and the Betyar"

CLAY SANGER, "The Long Kiss"

 

Cover art by Arman Akopian | Interior artwork by Oksana Dmitrienko & Orion Zangara — see the amazing artwork of BLACKGUARDS here.

 

*THIS TITLE WAS FUNDED BY THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS OF BACKERS VIA KICKSTARTER.

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Edited by J.M. Martin

Fantasy / Grimdark / Short Story Collection / Anthology

Approx. Pages: 750; 200,000 words

Release Date: March, 2015

 

ISBN (Hardback): 978-1-941987-16-2 / $37.95 USD

ISBN (Trade Paperback): 978-1-941987-06-3 / $29.95 USD

ISBN (ePub): 978-1-941987-05-6 / $7.99 USD

ASIN (Amazon): Pending / $7.99 USD

 

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