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Publication Order of Grim Company Books

The Grim Company (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sword of the North (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Man's Steel (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Ring to Rule Them All (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Books

Callis and Toll (By: David Annandale) (0)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gates of Azyr (By: Chris Wraight) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gnawing Gate (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Six Pillars (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unending Storm (By: Nick Kyme) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gift of Khorne (By: Guy Haley) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crystal of Fate (By: Guy Haley) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gorechosen (By: Andy Clark) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Eighth Victory (By: Graeme Lyon) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Call of Chaos (By: Nick Kyme) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lord of the Cosmic Gate (By: Gav Thorpe) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fyreslayers (By: Guy Haley) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scarlet Lord (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bladestorm: Righteous Blood (By: Matt Westbrook) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skaven Pestilens (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Cross the Bridge of Smoke (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mighty Battles (By: Nick Kyme) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sulphur Citadel (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Rift (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bladestorm: Battle for Splitskull Pass (By: Matt Westbrook) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sylvaneth (By: Gav Thorpe,RobSanders,JoshuaReynolds,Robbie MacNiven) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Road of Blades (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bear Eater (By: David Guymer) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pantheon (By: Guy Haley) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legends of the Age of Sigmar (By: RobSanders) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hardest Word (By: David Guymer) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Volturung Road (By: Guy Haley) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heartwood (By: Robbie MacNiven) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gods' Gift (By: David Guymer) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witch Takers (By: C.L. Werner) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dance of the Skulls (By: David Annandale) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Four Thousand Days (By: David Guymer) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Path to Glory (By: Evan Dicken) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shattered Crucible (By: David Annandale) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sands of Grief (By: Guy Haley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wrathspring (By: Gav Thorpe) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sea Taketh (By: David Guymer) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Keys to Ruin (By: David Annandale) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Resolute (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Soul Wars (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lightning Golem (By: Nick Kyme) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
From The Deep (By: Jaine Fenn) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tainted Heart (By: C.L. Werner) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blacktalon: When Cornered (By: Andy Clark) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Learning (By: David Guymer) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadespire: The Mirrored City (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sacrosanct & Other Stories (By: Guy Haley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Gold (By: Gav Thorpe) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Deeper Shade (By: C.L. Werner) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Acts of Sacrifice (By: Evan Dicken) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scourge of Fate (By: Robbie MacNiven) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gods and Mortals (By: David Annandale,Evan Dicken,Guy Haley,Robbie MacNiven,David Guymer,Josh Reynolds,Andy Clark,Nick Horth,CL Werner) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rulers of the Dead (By: David Annandale,JoshuaReynolds) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hamilcar: Champion of the Gods (By: David Guymer) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Redeemer (By: Guy Haley) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force of Personality (By: David Guymer) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shiprats (By: C.L. Werner) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blacktalon: Hunting Shadows (By: Andy Clark) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ashes of Grimnir (By: Michael J. Hollows) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Garden of Mortal Delights (By: Robert Rath) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Myths & Revenants (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blessed Oblivion (By: Dale Lucas) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gloomspite (By: Andy Clark) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bossgrot (By: Eric Gregory) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Honour Among Vermin (By: C.L. Werner) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Neferata: The Dominion of Bones (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Iron Promise (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warcry: The Anthology (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fangs of the Rustwood (By: Evan Dicken) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Heart of the Fallen (By: Sarah Cawkwell) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghoulslayer (By: Darius Hinks) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beastgrave (By: C.L. Werner) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Warden in the Mountain (By: Eric Gregory) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Serpent's Bargain (By: Jamie Crisalli) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Tithe of Bone (By: Michael R. Fletcher) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reflections in Steel (By: C.L. Werner) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strong Bones (By: Michael R. Fletcher) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Court of the Blind King (By: David Guymer) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sanguinalia Day Massacre (By: Justin D. Hill) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beneath the Rust (By: Graeme Lyon) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood of the Flayer (By: Richard Strachan) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Harrowing Deep (By: Miles A. Drake) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fist of an Angry God (By: William King) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Oaths and Conquests (By: Eric Gregory,William King,Evan Dicken,David Guymer,Richard Strachan,Anna Stephens,Graeme Lyon,Robert Rath,Jamie Crisalli,Miles A. Drake,Michael J. Hollows,Dale Lucas,Michael R. Fletcher) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Transformations (By: Matt Keefe) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Siege of Greenspire (By: Anna Stephens) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unlamented Archpustulent of Clan Morbidus (By: David Guymer) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galene Of Ulgu (By: Timandra Whitecastle) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Method of Madness (By: Peter McLean) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Manse of Mirrors (By: Nick Horth) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lady of Sorrows (By: C.L. Werner) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghosts of Khapthar (By: Miles A. Drake) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death on the Road to Svardheim (By: Darius Hinks) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trials of the Mortal Realm (By: Nick Horth) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Threshold (By: David Annandale) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ties of Blood (By: Jamie Crisalli) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Realm-Lords (By: Dale Lucas) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warcry Catacombs: Blood of the Everchosen (By: Richard Strachan) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Covens of Blood (By: Anna Stephens,Jamie Crisalli,Liane Merciel) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buyer Beware (By: Gav Thorpe) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Direchasm (By: Graeme Lyon) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Offering (By: Andy Clark) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dead Hours (By: David Guymer) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dead Hours (By: David Guymer) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Champions of the Mortal Realms (By: Darius Hinks,Evan Dicken,Robbie MacNiven,Nick Horth) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stormvault (By: Andy Clark) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Assassin (By: Gary Kloster) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The End Of Enlightenment (By: Richard Strachan) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cursed City (By: C.L. Werner) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gitslayer (By: Darius Hinks) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Oracle (By: Liane Merciel) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Archmage (By: Evan Dicken) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Master (By: Richard Strachan) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Everqueen (By: Noah Van Nguyen) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
God of Earthquakes (By: Phil Kelly) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dominion (By: Darius Hinks) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thunderstrike & Other Stories (By: Dave Gross) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warhammer Underworlds: Direchasm (By: Graeme Lyon) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vintage (By: David Annandale) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wolf And The Rat (By: C.L. Werner) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lost Karak (By: Guy Haley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beasts (By: John French) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Interrogator (By: Richard Strachan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tower of Empty Mirrors (By: John French) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Krenkha Gorogna (By: Guy Haley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kragnos: Avatar of Destruction (By: David Guymer) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hallowed Ground (By: Richard Strachan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dynasty of Monsters (By: David Annandale) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Soulslayer (By: Darius Hinks) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Godsbane (By: Dale Lucas) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The House Of Moons (By: Jeremy Lambert) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Low Road (By: Evan Dicken) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Soul Warden (By: Miles A. Drake) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cauldron Of Blood (By: Chris Thursten) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prince Maesa (By: Guy Haley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vulture Lord (By: Richard Strachan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Skyborne Grudge (By: Guy Haley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Bond (By: John French) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hollow King (By: John French) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Arkanaut's Oath (By: Guy Haley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grombrindal: Chronicles of the Wanderer (By: David Guymer) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crown of Flames (By: Noah Van Nguyen) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Successors (By: Gary Kloster,Graham McNeill,Aaron Dembski-Bowden,Ben Counter,Guy Haley,David Guymer,Edoardo Albert,Chris Forrester,Peter Fehevari,Callum Davis) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Memories of Blood and Sand (By: Gary Kloster) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Anger and Ash (By: Gary Kloster) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Orphan of Pale Harbour (By: Richard Strachan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ancestors' Hall (By: David Guymer) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conquest Unbound: Stories from the Mortal Realms (By: David Annandale,Eric Gregory,Gav Thorpe,Adrian Tchaikovsky,Gary Kloster,Darius Hinks,Evan Dicken,David Guymer,Sarah Cawkwell,Andy Clark,Mile A Drake,Noah Van Nguyen,C L Werner,Rhuairidh James,Michael R Fletcher) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hammers of Sigmar: First Forged (By: Richard Strachan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boss Of Bosses (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Waste, The Worm And The Witch (By: Gary Kloster) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Harrowhand (By: Evan Dicken) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Godeater's Son (By: Noah Van Nguyen) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Angron: The Red Angel (By: David Guymer) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long Run (By: Chris Thursten) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Loon Rising (By: Andy Clark) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Road to Helsmarch (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Past Returns (By: Hal Wilson) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heir of Shadows (By: Taylor Roberts) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grimnirsson (By: Graham Thomas Wilcox) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Volari (By: Gary Kloster) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
False Dawn (By: Christopher Allen) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blightslayer (By: Richard Strachan) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Leviathan (By: Darius Hinks) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Children of Teclis (By: Evan Dicken) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Arcady Prime (By: Justin D Hill) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crown Of Karak-Khazhar (By: Darius Hinks) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Eyeless Mask (By: Liane Merciel) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow Of The Eighth (By: Justin D. Hill) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Minka Lesk: The Last Whiteshield (By: Justin D Hill) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fall Of Cadia (By: Robert Rath) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warriors Of The Freeguilds (By: Evan Dicken,Josh Reynolds,Nick Horth) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Krakenbane's Curse (By: Jon Green) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thorn Mile (By: Rhuairidh James) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Of Blood And Guts (By: Gary Kloster) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Abominations Of Kriik Weirdpaw (By: C L Werner) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Genefather (By: Guy Haley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Untamed Realms (With: Gary Kloster,Evan Dicken,David Guymer,Richard Strachan,Jeremy Lambert,Noah Van Nguyen,Chris Thursten,Miles A Drake,Colin B Harvey) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blacktalon (By: Liane Merciel) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Temple Of Silence (By: Richard Strachan) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Web of Ruin (By: Adrian Tchaikovsky) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

The King Must Fall(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Luke Scull is a thirty-year-old author of fantasy novels most popular for writing the “Grim Company” series of novels. He lives in Warminster a city that seems perfect for a fantasy author conjuring images of huge battlements endless roar of cannons, and the smell of gunpowder. However, it could not be a more peaceful place and Scull actually finds it dull. He had always been interested in narrative writing of one kind or another since he was never a very sociable child. Scull spent much of his childhood and teenage years with either a gamepad, mouse or book in his hand, which prepared him for a life as a fantasy author and game designer. Among the novels he read as a child include “A Song of Ice and Fire,” “Dragonlance/Forgotten Realms” series “Lord of the Rings” and the “Redwall” novels by Brian Jacques. She credits his mother for grounding him in fantasy as she would bring home tons of fantasy novels from the library every weekend in the 1980s. When he is not writing fantasy novels, you can find him playing fantasy games, reading fantasy novels or lifting weights at the gym.

Scull was inspired to write the Grim Company series out of boredom. He has been laid off from Ossian Studios after he had helped write the scripts for Neverwinter Nights and Witcher games and he did not know what to do. Moreover, his project work on “The Shadow Sun” had stalled and hence he had a lot of time on his hands and he thought he would try his hand at writing fiction. He had learned a lot about dialogue and character development and world-building from writing his award-winning “The Witcher” and the “Neverwinter Nights” modules. He joined a Harper Collins initiative named Authonomy, where aspiring authors could submit their manuscripts that would then be reviewed by other writers. He uploaded several chapters though he could not be bothered with the politicking and networking which usually got one manuscript voted to get in front of an editor. But lucky for him, Robert Dinsdale who frequently trawled the site stumbled on his manuscript which he loved so much that he signed him up with A.M. Heath. That was all the motivation he needed and he finished his debut novel within a year. Just like many fantasy authors of the current generation, he had been influenced by gaming and film though he also claims that he soaks up the best from all manner of media that he then puts on paper. Nonetheless, he touts Joe Abercrombie as his biggest influence that reinvigorated his interest in fantasy fiction.

Luke Scull’s “The Grim Company” is a series of novels that has been called a grimdark fantasy. It reintroduces high fantasy and a lot of tropes including the violent and dark, which are then seasoned with an almost tongue in cheek black sense of humor. It combines the best of the modern fantasy novel with the traditional heroic fantasy to make an irresistible gestalt that stands like an overbearing colossus as compared to its contemporaries. The universe in The Grim Company series is one in a state of decay and ruin in the mold of the traditional fantasy. The immortal tyrants have divvied up the land between them after the death of the gods. The laws of the universe had been violated by the murder of the gods and the universe is getting ruined as demons cross into the mortal realm and magic begins to disappear. The story opens to rebellion in Dorminia, where an alliance of antiheroes and misfits attempt to defeat the tyrannical Magelord Salazar, who rules the real with an iron fist. But then ghosts from the past make a comeback and threaten to take over the entire realm. Every chapter is narrated by one of the major protagonists in a fashion similar to “The First Law” or “A Game of Thrones.”

Scull’s first novel “The Grim Company” asserts that the difference between a killer and a hero is in the ability to justify what may be deemed dark deeds. Five centuries ago, the world had been decimated in the Godswar as a cabal of mages rose up in rebellion against the gods that had created them. They had emerged victorious but it was at a great cost since the resultant cataclysm ushered in the Age of Ruin. Five centuries later, the world has never recovered and is seemingly limping towards a terrible end. Dystopian city-states ruled over by Magelords are all over the new world. The mages are far too powerful, near-immortal and irretrievably corrupt even though they once sought to free the world from tyrannical rule. It is into this world that Davarus Cole, a young man obsessed with adventure and heroism steps in. He gets himself into an altercation with the law when he engaged in a reckless act. He is banished from the city and sent to the outside world where the world is still suffering from the ancient catastrophe. The corpses of the gods are still leaking uncontrolled and wild magic upon the land from deep underneath the bedrock.

The second novel of the Grim Company “Sword of the North” starts out from where the first left off. Brodar Kayne had used his skill and battle prowess to become Sword of the North. Allied with a band of ragtag misfits and Jerek the Wolf his most trusted companion, they had managed to survive the chaos of the change of guard from the tyranny of Salazar to the reign of the White Lady. However, the White Lady turns out to be not who they thought she was. Dissidents are disappearing or getting captured and it seems the administration is rotten. If nothing is done, the state of things in Dorminia is only going to worsen. The grim company is now broken as the characters scatter across the land going on personal journeys. In the mid of the dark tidings about the demon hordes and the Shaman, Jerek and Brodar are journeying back home after they learn some new information about the Brodar family. Injured and weakened by the ordeal in “The Grim Company,” Davarus Cole wakes up to find himself a resident of a forced labor camp. But he is no longer the proud man he was before. Meanwhile, Sasha is grieving as she believes she has lost Cole and in her grief succumbs to drug addiction.

Luke Scull’s “Dead Man’s Steel” opens to the Grim Company having to face a dangerous new enemy that threatens to destroy humanity. Former rebel Sasha has teamed up with Davarus Cole and they attempt to keep peace and order in the City of Towers, where warring mages are vying for control. When Davarus is sent to the South by the White Lady on a quest to build alliances with the fallen kingdoms, he realizes that the battle within may be his hardest battle. He now has a godly essence inside of him that he can use to fight the Fade, but with each death Cole feels that he may be losing himself. An alliance led by a Fade officer decides to elevate Eremul the Halfmage into a position of privilege in the realm. He is the first-hand witness to what awaits humanity but he is unable to do anything given that he only has his wits while the Fade is using highly advanced technology. In the deep-frozen north Broday Kayne the legendary warrior is fighting a losing battle though he does not have much time to save his people. An ancient evil that had been buried under the mountains is threatening to come free and if it gets out, it intends to drown the world in blood.

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