Stephen Aryan is the award winning fantasy author of the Age of Darkness and Age of Dread trilogies published by Orbit books.

A new duology, set in a brand new world, is being published by Angry Robot Books It started 8th June 2021 with The Coward. The sequel in the series, The Warrior, will be published 9th August 2022.

“The Warrior is an incredible sequel and the work of a master story-teller at the peak of his powers. It’s a thrilling adventure into dark and twisted lands, full of nail-biting tension and heart-stopping surprises.”
Mike Shackle, author of We are the Dead

“A dark, inter-dimensional Sword & Sorcery adventure that grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let up.”
– Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones

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Publishers Weekly gave The Coward a starred review and said “Packing in an epic’s worth of action and feeling, this thought-provoking fantasy argues that even the most vicious monster battles are less harrowing than the struggles within men’s souls. This is a knockout.”

Read the full review here

Latest News

29 September – September Events Report

12 September – September Stuff

7 August – The Warrior Online Tour

24 July – July Roundup

13 June – Manchester Event Photos

20 May – Special Editions

4 April – Free Online Convention

15 February – Charity Cat Calendar

11 January – January Update 2022