The drums of war are rolling . . . Today the cover for Miles Cameron’s third Masters & Mages novel — Bright Steel — marches onto the battlefield, designed by Orion’s own Tomas Almeida. Continuing the adventure that started with Cold Iron, Miles brings his trilogy to its epic conclusion on 22nd August 2019. Read on for a taste of what’s to come in this series’ thrilling conclusion, and then feast your eyes upon the cover in all its glory.
Every war come down to the flash of bright steel.
Even when the air is full of magic . . .
Aranthur and his friends have come together across different continents and realms with one purpose: to strike back against the forces which have torn a hole in the heavens and threaten to tear the world beneath them apart as well.
With time running short, and treason at home, there are battles to be fought on the field, in the magical arena, and in the ever-deadly realm of politics, and they cannot fail anywhere or everything will fall. Victory will require enemies to trust one another, old foes to fight together, spies to reveal the truth and steadfast allies to betray long-corrupt rulers.
Is Aranthur, a twenty-year-old student, really the master strategist to bring it all together?And can he and his friends build enough trust to overcome aeons of lies when their plans inevitably fall to pieces?
Do they even know, for sure, who the enemy is . . . ?
Praise for Miles Cameron
‘A masterclass in how to write modern fantasy – world building, characters, plot and pacing, all perfectly blended. Miles Cameron is at the top of his game. To say I loved it is an understatement’ John Gwynne
‘Miles Cameron is back with a brand new series and you’re going to be hooked from the very beginning. A fresh take on the typical farm boy turned hero fantasy, this is everything you could possibly want in a fantasy series’ The Bibliophile Chronicles
‘A stirring, gritty and at times quite brutal epic fantasy’ Tor.com
‘This series promises to be the standout epic fantasy for the ages’ Fantasy Book Critic