And then his world was inexplicably turned upside-down.
From the dark and mysterious Uari Ljanub Mountain Range comes a predatory animal with an appetite for human flesh to terrorize his village. Khulani suddenly finds himself facing a violent struggle with an unnatural beast that defies his untrained powers. Desperation compels him to take action that will result in the fight of his life and expose even deeper mysteries about himself that he could never have anticipated.
As if the threat of a deranged carnivore were not enough, two mysterious strangers abruptly appear in his hour of need. Strange forces and a revelation that shakes the whole of the Imaziɣen people instigates a series of events that sends Khulani on an expedition across two continents. He is bound to seek out answers far to the south that will test his gift and determine his fate.
Along the way, Khulani will experience the strange ways of civilizations he knows little about. There are unexpected dangers outside the sheltered existence of his tribal life that he must overcome to survive the journey and learn the truth of his destiny. What Khulani finds will change his life forever.
Heracles’ trials are far from over. Carrying the weight of the heavens, accompanied only by his most loyal friend, Iolaus, he will do anything to atone for his crimes. But all is not as it seems. Gods and men alike plot against him...
First Heracles must obtain the girdle of the Amazonian Queen, Hippolyta, steal cattle from the monstrous Geryon, and take apples from the Garden of Hesperides.
Through it all Heracles will come to realise his betrayal is more complete than he could ever have imagined. Ultimately, to release himself from his suffering, he must journey deep into Hades, and face death itself...The final instalment in The Heracles Trilogy, Hero of Olympus is a thrilling triumph, perfect for fans of Miles Cameron, C.F. Iggulden and Simon Scarrow.
Having completed his first trials, Heracles learns that the shocking murder of his children was part of an evil plot, his mind brought to madness by some strange poison. To regain his honour, he must uncover the secret behind this terrible betrayal.
Despite the revelation, he continues the twelve trials. Charis, servant of vengeful Hera, sets him a series of seemingly impossible tasks: slay the terrifying Erymanthian Boar, clean the filthy Augean Stables, defeat the man-eating Stymphalian Birds and best the colossal Cretan Bull...
As Zeus rages and Hera plots, Heracles must fight on, clad in the impenetrable hide of the Nemean Lion, and with his loyal nephew Iolaus at his side. But as his labours grow ever more dangerous, will he have time to uncover his family’s murderer before it’s too late?An epic, unputdownable read about the greatest of myths, Wrath of the Gods is perfect for readers of Christian Cameron, C.F. Iggulden and Simon Scarrow.img alt="" src="https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif"
When Prince Odysseus is sent on a quest to recover his family honour, he’s led to Delos where a mysterious new prophecy has captivated the gods. Caught in a tangled web of intrigue, he discovers that this prophecy is tied to his own destiny and the fate of his patron goddess, Athena.
With the future of his people hanging by a thread, Odysseus, the daemon Bria, the hero Diomedes and a small band of loyal Ithacans, must unveil the truth before it’s too late. But opposing them is Tiresias, the greatest seer of the age, who will do anything to burn his own vision onto the face of history.
Caught between the prophecy, the gods and his mortal enemies, Odysseus must start a war: one that may be impossible to win...
Oracle’s War, second in the epic Olympus Series, is perfect for fans of David Gemmell and Madeline Miller.
Oswald has reigned over Northumbria for eight years and Beobrand has led the king to ever greater victories. Rewarded for his fealty and prowess in battle, Beobrand is now a wealthy warlord, with a sizable warband. Tales of Beobrand's fearsome black-shielded warriors and the great treasure he has amassed are told throughout the halls of the land.
Many are the kings who bow to Oswald. And yet there are those who look upon his realm with a covetous eye. And there is one ruler who will never kneel before him.
When Penda of Mercia, the great killer of kings, invades Northumbria, Beobrand is once more called upon to stand in an epic battle where the blood of many will be shed in defence of the kingdom.
But in this climactic clash between the pagan Penda and the Christian Oswald there is much more at stake than sovereignty. This is a battle for the very souls of the people of Albion.
What readers are saying about the series:
'Historical fiction doesn't get much better than this' ANGUS DONALD, author of The Outlaw Chronicles.
'Matthew Harffy's tale of England in the Dark Ages is nothing less than superb' HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY.
'Murder, betrayal and vengeance fuel tribal warfare and personal combat. Beobrand is the warrior to follow' DAVID GILMAN.
Six years have passed since the brutal attack on the community of Ráth Bládhma. The isolated valley of Glenn Ceoch is at peace once more but those who survived still bear the scars of that struggle.
Now, new dangers threaten the settlement.
The warrior Liath Luachra has discovered troubling signs of strangers in the surrounding wilderness. Disgraced druid Bodhmhall fears a fresh attempt to abduct her talented nephew. A summons from the fortress Dún Baoiscne sets them both on a perilous traverse of the Great Wild where enemies, old and new, await them.
And Muirne has returned to reclaim her son.
Come what may, there will be blood.
Based on the ancient Fenian Cycle texts, the Fionn mac Cumhaill Series recounts the fascinating and pulse-pounding tale of the birth and adventures of Ireland’s greatest hero, Fionn mac Cumhaill.