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The Black Guard (Long War 1) - A J Smith

The Black Guard (Long War 1) - A J Smith

Author:  A J Smith

ISBN:  9781781855621

Weight:  990g

Lined, prepublication dated and signed first edition, first printing



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The Black Guard – A J Smith

Brother wars against brother in this, the epic first volume of The Long War.

The Duke of Canarn is dead, executed by the King’s decree.  The city lies in chaos, its people starving, sickening, and tyrannized by the ongoing presence of the King’s mercenary army.  But still hope remains: the Duke’s children, the Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, have escaped their father’s fate.

Separated by enemy territory, hunted by the warrior clerics of the One God, Bromvy undertakes to win back the city with the help of the secretive outcasts of the Darkwald forest, the Dokkalfar.

The Lady Bronwyn makes for the sanctuary of the Grass Sea and the warriors of Ranen with the mass of the King’s forces at her heels.  And in the mountainous region of Fjorlan, the High Thain Algenon Teardrop launches his Dragon Fleet against the Red Army…

Bibliographic Data
Title:The Black Guard
Book Features
Edition / printing:First edition, first printing
Series:The Long War 1
Book features:Black boards with red text on spine, white endpapers, red and black decorative head and tail bands.
Overall condition:Fine / Fine – some pushing to spine ends.
Signed:Yes – on the title page
Dated:Yes – 25/07/13 [pre-publication]
Book Stats
Publisher:Head of Zeus
Publication date:
Printed in:Germany
ISBN 13:9781781855621
ISBN 10:1781855625
Format:Hardcover with dust jacket
H x W x D:235 x 157 x 42mm
Design Credits
Jacket design:Nik Keevil

Collectors Notes

  • The Black Guard is A J Smith’s debut novel and the first book in The Long War fantasy series.

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