Praise for Godblind
is Anna Stephens' debut, and it writes her name in blood on the roster of masters of grimdark alongside the likes of Mark Lawrence and Joe Abercrombie
. . . This is a grimdark fantasy that truly lives up to the name."--B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
"A brilliantly brutal debut from an exciting new voice in dark fantasy. Highly recommended!
"--Michael R. Fletcher, author of Swarm and Steel
and Beyond Redemption
"Something new, something special. Something that will excite you and keep you coming back for more . . . takes everything you have come to know and like, and doesn't just raise the bar, it takes a step to the side and puts up its own bar.
"-- Fantasy Book Critic
"Anna Stephens is easily one of the most exciting début fantasy authors of 2017
. Sometimes you get a book that simply nails a particular genre to the wall and gets everything right. Godblind
is a triumph of grimdark fantasy.
"-- Starburst Magazine
"Thrilling, unrelenting and a brilliantly presented debut
that lets readers walk on the darkest plains visited in the fantasy genre. Highly recommended
."-- Fantasy Book Review
"A delicious journey . . . Has all the signs of being a sensational series."-- SFX 5/5 review
"The grimdark debut of the year
. . . . an excellent debut and the starting point of a promising author that won't take long to be a household name.
"Dark fantasy at its very best
. . . a book that once you are in it you cannot escape it until you are done, nor would you want to. Highly Highly Recommended
."-- Liz Loves Books
"There aren't enough words to convey how much I loved this book. This might be my favourite book of 2017, but it's also shot right to one of my favourite books ever. . . . everything you could possibly want from a fantasy novel.
"-- The Bibliophile Chronicles
"Move over Abercrombie and Lawrence! You too, Fletcher
. . . . Here at last we have a true GrimDark book
, written by a female author that can not only stand up to the male competition, but also kick it in the balls! . . . Brilliant."-- The Queen of Blades