The Red Knight (The Traitor Son Cycle #1) (Paperback)

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Miles Cameron weaves an epic tale of magic and mercenaries, war and depravity, politics and intrigue in this action-packed debut fantasy The Red Knight.

Twenty eight florins a month is a huge price to pay, for a man to stand between you and the Wild.

Twenty eight florins a month is nowhere near enough when a wyvern's jaws snap shut on your helmet in the hot stink of battle, and the beast starts to rip the head from your shoulders. But if standing and fighting is hard, leading a company of men - or worse, a company of mercenaries - against the smart, deadly creatures of the Wild is even harder.

It takes all the advantages of birth, training, and the luck of the devil to do it.

The Red Knight has all three, he has youth on his side, and he's determined to turn a profit. So when he hires his company out to protect an Abbess and her nunnery, it's just another job. The abby is rich, the nuns are pretty and the monster preying on them is nothing he can't deal with.

Only it's not just a job. It's going to be a war. . .

If you're a fan of Mark Lawrence, John Gwynne, or Brian McClellan you won't want to miss miss out on this intricate, epic debut fantasy.

The Traitor Son Cycle
The Red Knight
The Fell Sword
The Dread Wyrm
The Plague of Swords
The Fall of Dragons

Masters & Mages
Cold Iron
Dark Forge
Bright Steel

About the Author


Miles Cameron is a full time writer who lives in Canada with his family. He also writes historical fiction under another name. The Traitor Son Cycle series is his fantasy debut.

Praise For…


"I cannot recommend the Traitor Son Cycle enough... amazing."—SF Signal on The Fell Sword

"The Red Knight is an excellent debut...will only get better as the series progresses...you will be won by the intricate story and sophisticated world building."—Fantasy Book Critic on The Red Knight

"Promising historical fantasy debut featuring an expansive cast, an engaging plot, and a detailed eye for combat."—The Ranting Dragon on The Red Knight

"Literate, intelligent and well-thought-out...a pleasingly complex and greatly satisfying novel."—SFF World on The Red Knight

"A rousing read."—SF Signal on The Red Knight


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316212281
ISBN-10: 0316212288
Publisher: Orbit
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2013
Pages: 672
Language: English
Series: The Traitor Son Cycle