Genre: Epic Fantasy
Publisher: Gollancz (this edition, 2019)
(Masters & Mages Trilogy #1)
One fateful night, student Aranthur is quick with his sword. It earns him respect but changes him too, landing him amidst a dangerous, political quagmire that penetrates deep into the City and beyond. This coming-of-age saga has top-notch world-building, from the magical to the socio-political. It has it all: swords, dragons, heart, brutality, civil unrest… and it’s only book one!