Days of Endless Night: Eschaton Cycle

· Runeblade Saga Book 1 · Incandescent Phoenix Books

About this ebook

Every runeblade holds a curse …

Hervor's sword cannot be sheathed without taking a life. She gladly pays the price to destroy the man who murdered her family.

She has tracked him across the land. She has joined his crew when he sailed to the ends of Midgard. And her chance draws near.

But what if her only chance for survival is in his hands? On an island where horrors stalk the night, can she trust the murderer?

A dark fantasy, gritty retelling of Norse mythology by mythic fantasy author Matt Larkin.

This epic fantasy series includes:

Days of Endless Night

Days of Bloody Thrones

Days of Frozen Hearts

Days of Fading Dreams

Days of Broken Oaths


“He takes mythology and lore, stories and peoples and gods you might have heard of and twists them, and makes them uniquely his. His retellings are some of the best I’ve ever read, and the amount of research he puts into each one of his books is staggering.” - Sarah Chorn via Goodreads

“The story itself is complex and it is extremely well crafted. ” - FantasyBookNerd via Goodreads

“Matt Larkin, is arguably the current master of the Mythic Legend genre. He has created the far reaching Eschaton Cycle that interweaves religions, myths, and legends of cultures and people through out time and across the face of the Earth as we know it.” - Dale Russel via Goodreads

“Scenes so vividly detailed it paints a fantastic backdrop and tosses in some spice to add flavor to the mix. ” - Kaye via Goodreads

For fans of:

R. Scott Bakker

Guy Gavriel Kay

Madeline Miller

Steven Erikson

Sue Lynn Tan

Katherine Arden

Jennifer Saint

Tashi Suri

Joe Abercrombie

Juliet Marillier

Wesley Chu

Michael Fletcher

Giles Kristian

Christopher Buehlman

George R.R. Martin

James Islington

Janny Wurts

Brent Weeks

Ed McDonald




Keywords related to this epic fantasy series:

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About the author

Along with his wife and daughter, Matt lives as a digital nomad, traveling the world while researching for his novels. He reads approximately a bazillion books a year, loves video games, and relaxes by binge watching Netflix with his wife.

Matt writes retellings of mythology as dark, gritty fantasy. His passions of myths, philosophy, and history inform his series. He strives to combine gut-wrenching action with thought-provoking ideas and culturally resonant stories.

As a child, Matt read The Lord of the Rings with his parents. This sparked a lifelong obsession with fantasy and started him on a path of discovering the roots of fantasy through mythology. In exploration of these ideas, the Eschaton Cycle was born—a universe of dark fantasy where all myths and legends play out.

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