Ruin

Brandon Berryhill
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 The land of Ruin is a brutal, harsh, and unforgiving desert with little water and less kindness. Do not mistake its brutality for lack of life though. Thousands of traders and people from all walks of life travel its vast reaches looking to make their fortune in the trade of "black crystal" - the mineral that fuels everything from airships to, landships, to currency its self. There is even rumor of its magical properties.


Jim is just such a trader and frankly, he sucks at it. But, things are about to change for him. Ever the introverted hermit, he's about to be thrust into a world of intrigue, magic, and colorful people. Ruin gives few second chances. Don't waste yours.

Enjoy this unique full sized novel filled with over 60 illustrations from artists around the world. Thanks to the low cost of E-Book publishing, this uniquely colorful book costs much less than a print novel of similar visual calibre. 


Editor - Daniel E. Olesen
Illustrators - Brandon Ellis, Valentina Baric, Do Hoang Son, Al Bani, Guilloux Youenn, Cassandra Canady
Cartographers - Daniel Hasenbos, Thomas Rey

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About the author

This is Brandon Berryhill's breakout novel. Brandon's articles and blogs have been read by over half a million people and featured on sites such as Quora and the Huffington Post. 

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Brandon Berryhill
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Mar 13, 2018
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400
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English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Fantasy / Gaslamp
Fiction / Science Fiction / Steampunk
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"Addictive and immersive, A Gathering of Shadows cements this series as a must-read." —Entertainment Weekly, grade A

Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London.

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Shades of Magic series
1. A Darker Shade of Magic
2. A Gathering of Shadows
3. A Conjuring of Light

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A Darker Shade of Magic, from #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab

Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.

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Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see. It's a defiant hobby with dangerous consequences, which Kell is now seeing firsthand.

After an exchange goes awry, Kell escapes to Grey London and runs into Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. She first robs him, then saves him from a deadly enemy, and finally forces Kell to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure.

Now perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save all of the worlds, they'll first need to stay alive.

"A Darker Shade of Magic has all the hallmarks of a classic work of fantasy. Schwab has given us a gem of a tale...This is a book to treasure."—Deborah Harkeness, New York Times bestselling author of the All Souls trilogy

Shades of Magic series
1. A Darker Shade of Magic
2. A Gathering of Shadows
3. A Conjuring of Light

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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