The Shadowbolts are a team of human students who attend Crystal Prep Academy in the human world. Anthony. I can not put down in words how much I enjoyed Blood Song. . Rest assured, I will be waiting for all of your future publications. He recommended we read Blood Song while waiting for his next Ryria books and I remembered I had it on my reader. Wish it were prescribed reading for my Masters. I only mention this because it was noted somewhere that you were also a fan of his work. and brother frentis!!!!!!!! Thanks Terry. Anyways, I now have your name on my favorite authors list with Scott Sigler, George R.R. I have just finished the first two Slab stories, have purchased the third and plan to spend a great afternoon reading it. May it’s single elements not be really original, the result is an vivid told and emotionally thrilling epic story of a boy’s life. I as many of your readers churn through books at a pace of 40 or so a year. I think I found Blood Song while browsing the inexpensive ebooks on B&N. I am really eager. I have a very long list of books that I’m happily working through… I just finished the Raven’s Shadow books, and I can hardly wait for the third! Song of Myself, 52. More? I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see. Thanks Matthew. It ist more important how the story ist told, than what is told. The song was a major hit in 1958 for American singer Connie Francis, who took her cover of the song to number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and charted at number one in the UK Singles Chart. Though if you’re buying a hardcover and in a mood to support local bookstores you could do worse than buying from Indiebound in the US or The Hive Network in the UK. So I was eager to read Slab City series and I downloaded the first two books off of this site. Everything from head to toe is the same in his shadow. In response have just ordered Tower lord and am looking forward to the next one. Lots of talk about this Name of the Wind, I’ll have to look into it now. the sequel, check the Tower Lord milestone posts for news. Enjoy. Loved it!! No leap of fiath needed. Bravo, Anthony. It hooked me on fantasy and with a voracious appetite for the genre I have been reading on average 2-4 books a week since then. Always a pleasure to get so frustrated i dont know why things are happening, i.e who is the bad guy!? I would also volunteer myself to proof or provide feedback for any of your future work. Slowly, if I can. Howells thinks that this age frowns upon the romantic, that it is no use to write romance any more; but dear me, how much of it there is left in every-day life after all. Thanks Casey. I just wanted to say thanks for writing the best fantasy book I have read ………. Just wanted to say I was very impressed with Blood Song. Raven’s Shadow #2 just went to the top of my list. I was immediately hooked!! The Dumb Soldier 7. Anthony, Ty can’t wait. Finished Blood Song….loved it…,I do not usually read fantasy but this kept me glued to my kindle. Thanks again for all your hard work! “To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. The second track and second single off of DJ Shadow’s album The Mountain Will Fall, released June 24, 2016. I only discovered Anthony Ryan and Vaelin Al Sorna this year through a friends recommendation and wow what a discovery. I was so disappointed….when I went back to Amazon and found out that Raven’s Shadow was the only book out in the Blood Song series! Characters are interesting and authentic; the plot is perfectly complex and engaging; the narration and style was fresh and effective. Queen of Fire, Raven’s Shadow Book 3, will be out in July 2015. You have a life long fan, I can assure you that. Hi, One thousand years before the game's events, she arrived, hoping to conquer the land; she was defeated and sealed away in the Palace of Shadow, where she remained for the last millennium, with the game's main plot centering around the plot by the X-Nauts to revive her. Thanks Trish. can’t wait til the 2nd book…wished ***spoiler alert*** didn’t have to die. I am sorry it took me so long to finally read it! I look forward to the enjoying the rest of the tale. I saw your Blood Song on Amazon with 50 reviews all 5s and the Kindle price was like a ridiculous $3! Blood Song grabs you by the neck and does not let go. Really loved Bloodsong, can’t wait for the next one. I truely believe this story is that good. I just received Blood Song in the mail and am excited to start the series. Someone in their review compared it.to David Gemmell. Bought it on Kindle. Hello Mr. Ryan! I can’t wait for the sequel. I cannot wait for the next book! Keep up the good work, look forward to seeing you’re next book on sale. Having just finished Blood Song and now downloading Slab sereries, I can’t remember the a book that pulled me in with such a interesting set of characters and writing style. Anthony. But my lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy-head, Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed.--Robert Louis Stevenson I didn't have much success finding a ball poem in the amount of time Elizabeth was willing to let me look, so I went to my backup … But my lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy-head, Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed. Just read Blood Song, couldn’t put it down. Okay, ignore my first comment for 2 reasons… just realized that Smashbooks has the book in multiple formats and that I needed a .mobi file not apk. – Bradley P. Beaulieu, Anthony Ryan Johnson Colorado | Securitynews5, ‘The Wolf’s Call’ US Audiobook Pre-Order and ‘Raven’s Shadow’ Reading Order |, ‘Blood Song’ UK eBook on sale – £0.99 Kindle Daily Deal, ‘Songs of the Dark’ – Illustration Preview #3, ‘Songs of the Dark’ Illustration Preview #2, ‘Songs of the Dark’ – Illustration Preview & ‘Kraken’s Tooth’ Hardcover Giveaway, Announcing ‘Songs of the Dark – Short Fiction from the World of Raven’s Shadow’, The Wolf's Call - Book One of The Raven's Blade. I foresee a great series in your future (god, please let it be HBO)… I think you can sell a lot more copies with a better cover – let me know and I’ll do it in exchange for a signed hardcopy of the book! The Shadow of your Smile - 10kb . Can’t wait for book three and to suss out slab city blues. You should also consider an adio version.. Hold out for a Showtime deal, when the decide they want a story to grab new subscibers. I think your future is bright. I presume, Tower Lord!! Fantastic. I have been a huge fan of David Gemmell’s writing for longer that it was widely available in the United States. Looking forward to book two. Not trying to come across in a negative way, but your first sentence had me wondering if you liked the books or not. My reaction a few days ago when I heard Blood Song’s sequel was about to release: http://imgur.com/frnXxyM. The aim was song—the wind could see. Thank you and please never stop writing. Now the queen of the night has a plan to get her revenge on the ones who tried to destroy her. I read a ton and this beautiful tale is by far the best book I’ve read in years. Thanks for the kind words. The 5 brothers reminded me so much of arthur and his knights, each with their own particular set of skills and faults, which i loved. Congratulations on your recent draft finish and your achievement in Blood Song. Glad you liked the books. And let’s hope golden coins shower upon you from above as evidence that you should keep writing. I am glad to have found this Amazing tale. thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Hi Beverly, Bravo sir! I needed a book for a trip, and I found Blood Song on Amazon for a way too low price. In a day. Hi Anthony, Can’t thank you enough for one of the best fantasy books, that I have read in some time. I only have one major complaint. I had to work way too hard to figure out what was going on. Armies in the Fire 10. I’m off to purchase your other works now. Book club on Friday, and this will be my selection for next week. Just finished Blood Song and was completely enveloped in the story. That is until I gave the sample of Blood Song a try.. It doesn’t follow the normal, predictable patterns that seem to crop up in this genre–much as I love fantasy novels, I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes you can predict how the characters will end up 50 pages in. I hope that tells you just how much I love your books. Blood song was awesome, though it really needs a good proofread. Mr. Ryan, I picked up Blood Song on a whim one day. If you make a donation of any amount to Michael J. Sullivan’s Ride to Conquer cancer ($1 or more, it’s up to you), I’ll happily send you bookplates for both Tower Lord and Queen of Fire, details here: http://dc14.ridetovictory.org/site/TR/Events/2014WashingtonDC?px=1211326&pg=personal&fr_id=1070 Summary Of My Shadow: In this poem, a kid is describing his shadow. If you haven’t read of the exploits of Vaelin and friends then get to it. Only 249 days to wait for Queen of Fire. Hi Alice, I’d hate to see this one ruined! Hope to publish the final story in the new year. It would go on my shelf of favorites, next to David Gemmell, Peter V Brett, Rothfuss and Sanderson! Chapter 31: And Shadows in the Dark Conspired. Believe on the Lord Jesus for remission of sins (Acts 10:43, 16:31). (I have a lot of catching up to do!). I just wanted to say what a ridiculously good read “Blood Song” was, though I can’t say that I read it in a day – it took me three but then I have two demanding little girls. Great Job, I should go study. Anthony. Anyway keep up the great work you are doing! Thoroughly enjoyed raven’s shadow, any idea on when book 2 might be out? MY SHADOW (By Robert Louis Stevenson) I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me. signed copies soon. Thank you sir. ), just finished blood song…….you really should’ve of charged more. I look forward to reading your next novel, and the one after that, and the one after that, and the one after that…. I hope to get more Slab stories done when Tower Lord is out of the way. What is that ending to tower lord!!!!!! I just have one critique though (and this goes for many of the self and independent publishers) – what’s up with the book cover? Wow! I just finished Blood Song and I am just starting Tower Lord. Just finished Blood Song. Thanks Debbie. Twist And Shout No he up there with David Eddings. Much appreciated. The storyline is so unbelievably well thought out that I just can’t stop reading them. This is well crafted work is epic fantasy at it’s finest. Please keep up the incredibly descriptive, entrancing, and exquisite writing! A fantastic read! So much thanks, keep writing, and I wish you tons of success in your writing career. Anthony, Picked up blood song on a whim last week! Less than 12 months to wait for book 3. This book with the proper marketing and cover should be a best seller. I am guessing the next book will be priced higher and I for one will not give a damn. So my question is this: When will we see a book 3? Shop and Buy I Have A Little Shadow sheet music. The Gypsy - 25kb. The Shadow of Angmar. I guess I’m extremely lucky. I think I got it before anyone else. The last waltz - 25kb The Nearness of you - 26 kb . Hello Shadow Lyrics: The sun comes up, It’s a brand new day. Some good, some not. I am a huge Game of Thrones fan and am on book 5 of the Wheel of Time epic, but i burned through Blood Song in 2 days, something i’ve never done with others. Thanks Bernhard, I read 40-50 books a year as well for at least the last 50 years and I have to agree with Brad that My Shadow I have a furry shadow, it looks a lot like me It goes wherever I go, as you can plainly see And when I do like this... Or when like this I do... Or when I run around and round And round and round and round and round And round and round and round and round (panting) My shadow does it too. Thanks for making it so easy to read your work. Thanks for allowing me a glimpse into this amazing world. Blood song was great. Write next one soon! I was character crazy in both of those books, […]. I thoroughly enjoyed Blood Song, I stayed up all night to read it (am a speed reader, so loved the length) Brilliant work, cannot wait for the next installment. 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