Blackguards by J. M. Martin
Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues

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Synopsis

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.

Featuring tales set in the worlds of Michael J. Sullivan's Riyria, David Dalglish's Dezrel, Mark Lawrence's The Broken Empire, Lian Hearn's Tales of the Otori, Mark Smylie's Sword and Barrow, Anthony Ryan's Raven's Shadow, Shawn Speakman's Chronicles of Annwn, Carol Berg's Sanctuary, James A. Moore's Seven Forges, Django Wexler's Shadow Campaigns, Laura Resnick's Silerian Trilogy, Peter Orullian's Vault of Heaven, Kenny Soward's GnomeSaga, Paul S. Kemp's Egil and Nix, and more!

If you enjoy roguish tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells, many of them set in established worlds, BLACKGUARDS is 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"
 

About J. M. Martin

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Some of author J.M. Martin's writing credits include the fan-favorite LEGENDLORE comic series for Caliber Comics, Iron Kingdoms and Warmachine RPG supplements for Privateer Press, and short stories in Fantasist Enterprise's SAILS & SORCERY: TALES OF NAUTICAL FANTASY and Rogue Blade Entertainment's ASSASSINS: A CLASH OF STEEL ANTHOLOGY. He is currently at work on several full-length fantasy novels set in the world of Khaladune. Mark Atwood Lawrence is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. The author of over 30 books Richard, a resident of the Tampa Bay area, is a frequent guest at Florida science-fiction conventions. His current projects include novels set in the Forgotten Realms and Warhammer universes and the screenplay for the Plague Knight.
 
Published April 26, 2015 by Ragnarok Publications. 740 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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