We Men of Ash & Shadow
Recently, I entered a giveaway for H. L. Tinsley's We Men of Ash & Shadow on audio and very fortuitously won a copy (I already have the ebook, but unfortunately hadn't had the chance to read it yet. As it is read by one of my favourite narrators in the business, I was dead chuffed.
This book has been garnering much attention of late and you can catch various podcasts & youtube appearences of both Holly Tinsley & RJ Bayley on a number of things. Holly Tinsley has recently appeared on Stephen Aryan's Late Night Talks on youtube and RJ Bayley has been featured recently on Fantasy Files latest episode.
Charged with hunting down the killer of two guards left washed up on the banks of the canal, the further Vanguard delves into the underbelly of the city the more he finds himself entangled in a web of secrets and lies. A prominent aristocrat is missing. Crime lords, con men and harlots run amok and the city teeters on the brink of another revolution.
With his already precarious reputation hanging by a thread, Vanguard must piece together how and why the last war came to pass, find a way to earn redemption for his mistakes and come to terms with the past in a city where few survive, and even fewer can be trusted.
A Grimdark novel with elements of adventure and gaslight fantasy, ‘We Men of Ash and Shadow’ explores themes of redemption, loyalty, and betrayal against the backdrop of a world where survival often means compromising your values.
‘We Men of Ash and Shadow’ is an adult fantasy novel and as such, contains adult themes and language.
We Men of Ash and Shadow is a grimdark Gaslamp novel by H.L. Tinsley set in the shadowy underworld of D’orsee.