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Ruckley, Brian

Overview
Works: 27 works in 102 publications in 6 languages and 3,320 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6118.U55, 823.92
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Publications about Brian Ruckley
Publications by Brian Ruckley
Most widely held works by Brian Ruckley
Winterbirth by Brian Ruckley( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
In this sweeping epic of war and politics, an uneasy truce exists between the thanes of the True Bloods. The armies of the Black Road march south, from their exile beyond the Vale of Stones. Soon, all will fall under the shadow that is descending. For, while the storm of battle rages, one man is following a path that will awaken a terrible power in him--and his legacy will be written in blood
Bloodheir by Brian Ruckley( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
The world has fallen from its former state. The war between the clans of the Black Road and the True Bloods has spread. For Orisian, thane of the ruined Lannis Blood, there is no time to grieve the loss of his family, brutally slain by the invading armies. The Black Road must be stopped. However, as more blood is spilled on the battlefields, so each side in the conflict becomes more riven by internal dissent and disunity. Amidst the mounting chaos, Aeglyss the na'kyrim uses his new-found powers to twist everything and everyone around him to serve his own mad desires. Meanwhile, the long-dormant Anain are stirring - and when the most potent race the world has ever known returns, the bloodletting may never stop. BLOODHEIR is the stunning sequel to Winterbirth, one of the most acclaimed epic fantasy debuts of recent years
The free by Brian Ruckley( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Led by Yulan, their charismatic captain, the Free have spent years selling their martial and magical skills to the highest bidder -- winning countless victories that have shaken the foundations of the world. Now they finally plan to lay down their swords. Yet when Yulan is offered a final contract, he cannot refuse -- for the mission offers him the chance to erase the memories of the Free's darkest hour, which have haunted him for years. As the Free embark on their last mission, a potent mix of loyalty and vengeance is building to a storm. Freedom, it seems, carries a deadly price
Fall of thanes by Brian Ruckley( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
The True Bloods are in disarray, their alliance crumbling, and their armies humbled by the forces of the Black Road. Ultimately it will be Orisian, Thane of a Blood that no longer exists, who must stand face to face with a darkly transcendent Aeglyss and make the sacrifice--of himself and others--required to end the threat he represents
The Edinburgh dead by Brian Ruckley( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
In the Old Town section of Edinburgh, a body is found-- its neck torn to pieces. Police officer Quire follows a trail of undead hounds, emptied graves, brutal murders and mob violence into the deepest and darkest corners of Edinburgh's underworld-- both literal and magical-- and back again to the highest reaches of elegant, intellectual Edinburgh society
Erfgenaam van bloed by Brian Ruckley( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
De oorlog tussen de Zwarte Weg en de Ware Huizen neemt onverwachte wendingen als de machtige, maar krankzinnige halfbloedtovenaar Aeglyss steeds meer aanhangers krijgt
Winterbirth by Brian Ruckley( Archival Material )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A fierce war between the armies of the Black Road escalates with the approach of a winter season that compromises an uneasy truce between the thanes of the True Bloods and provides an opportunity for the advancement of one individual's terrible power
Zwaarden van eer by Brian Ruckley( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Wanneer de bannelingen van de Zwarte Weg proberen hun oude land weer in te nemen, raakt het broze evenwicht tussen mensen en elven verstoord. Eerste deel van een trilogie
Ondergang by Brian Ruckley( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The True Bloods are in disarray, their alliance crumbling and their armies humbled by the forces of the Black Road. aeglyss, falling ever deeper into madness, casts a shadow across all. At the court of the High Thane, Anyara faces a savage struggle for survival against the na'kyrim>'s possessed agent: Mordyn Jerain, the Shadowhand. In the Glas Valley, Kanin, the embittered Horin-Gyre Thane, plots a desperate rising against the halfbreed. But ultimately it will be Orisian, Thane of a Blood that no longer exists, who must stand face to face with a darkly transcendent aeglyss and make the sacrifice - of himself and others - required to end the threat he represents. FALL OF THANES is the spectacular conclusion to the Godless World trilogy, a sweeping epic of war, politics and empire
Bloodheir by Brian Ruckley( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The war between the Black Road and True Bloods is complicated on both sides by growing internal dissent, a situation that is further challenged by the increasing powers of Aeglyss and the resurrection of the long-dormant Anain race
The Free by Brian Ruckley( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
THEY ARE THE MOST FEARED MERCENARY COMPANY THE KINGDOM HAS EVER KNOWN. Led by Yulan, their charismatic captain, the Free have spent years selling their martial and magical skills to the highest bidder winning countless victories that have shaken the foundations of the world. Now they finally plan to lay down their swords ... Yet when Yulan is offered a final contract, he cannot refuse -- for the mission offers him the chance to erase the memories of the Free's darkest hour, which have haunted him for years. As the Free embark on their last mission, a potent mix of loyalty and geance is building to a storm. Freedom, it seems, carries a deadly price
Rogue trooper : last man standing by Brian Ruckley( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Nu-Earth is just another planet ravaged by a galaxy-wide war: the atmosphere has been poisoned by chemical weapons. The G.I.s, genetically engineered infantrymen, were created to fight in such conditions. Now only one remains -- the blue man known as rogue trooper
Die Welt aus Blut und Eis by Brian Ruckley( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
De godeloze wereld by Brian Ruckley( Book )
in Dutch and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Die Welt aus Blut und Eis by Brian Ruckley( Book )
in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Svět bez bohů by Brian Ruckley( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Czech and held by 1 library worldwide
TALE OF THE FREE exile by Brian Ruckley( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An action-packed novella from acclaimed fantasy author Brian Ruckley, following the adventures of the Free--the most feared mercenary company the world has ever seen. Wren is a Clever, someone who can shape the unseen forces of the world. Such powers are more a curse than a blessing, and Wren has been running all of her life--from the consequences of her actions, and from those who would use her abilities for their own ends. Now she finally has a direction. Rumours talk of a legendary Clever living in the Hommetic Kingdom's borderlands, a man who can teach her how to control the forces that rage inside her--if she can find him. Yet enemies from Wren's past hound her every step, and a horde of ferocious barbarians ravages the very lands that she must travel. Somewhere in this chaos, the Free--the most feared mercenary company in the world--are fighting against the invaders. Surely they would help her in her quest . . . Or perhaps the Free will need her help even more
TALE OF THE FREE corsair by Brian Ruckley( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A tale of the Free : Tyrant by Brian Ruckley( file )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Corsair : a tale of the free by Brian Ruckley( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A thrilling new novella about the daring exploits of the Free, the most feared mercenary company the world has ever known.The Free are the most feared mercenary company the world has ever known. For years they've sold their martial and magical skills to the highest bidder, winning countless victories that have overthrown kings and shaken empires. Yulan is a newcomer to their ranks, keen to prove himself worthy of the Free's name. When corsair marauders ravage the Hommetic Kingdom's coastline, Yulan gets his chance.His mission is simple: travel to the corsairs' island fortress, persuade their self-proclaimed king to sign a peace treaty, then head home with sword unbloodied.Yet the crumbling fortress holds many secrets, and blades speak louder than words. Soon Yulan must fight not just for the glory of the Free, but for his very survival
 
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Brian Ruckley British writer
Languages
English (76)
German (7)
French (6)
Dutch (4)
Polish (1)
Czech (1)
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