The Book of the Crowman by Joseph D’Lacey

“Joseph D’Lacey is one of our best new horror writers, delivering surprises, intensity, and scares aplenty with each new book. And with every book, he’s upping his game.”
Tim Lebbon, author of The Heretic Land and London Eye

“Dreadfully visionary. Appallingly inspired. One could wear out a thesaurus trying to articulate the singular fusion of qualities that has come to define Joseph D’Lacey’s work. Alternately (and sometimes simultaneously) horrifying, mesmerizing, shocking, unsettling, and beautiful, and always deeply intelligent, it’s utterly unlike anything else I’m aware of. It’s also utterly wonderful.”
Matt Cardin, author of To Rouse Leviathan and Dark Awakenings

The Book Of The Crowman by Joseph D'LaceyIt is the Black Dawn, a time of environmental apocalypse, the earth wracked and dying.

It is the Bright Day, a time long generations hence, when a peace has descended across the world.

The search for the shadowy figure known only as the Crowman continues, as the Green Men prepare to rise up against the forces of the Ward.

The world has been condemned. Only Gordon Black and The Crowman can redeem it.

File Under: Fantasy

Book Info:
The Second Book in the Black Dawn Duology

UK Print
Date: 6th March 2014
ISBN: 9780857663474
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

North American Print
Date: 25th February 2014
ISBN: 9780857663481
Format: Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$7.99 / CAN$9.99

Ebook
Date: 25th February 2014
ISBN: 9780857663498
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

Other Books in This Series:

1. Black Feathers (World: April 2013)

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook
Amazon.co.uk | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook
Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | BarnesandNoble.com | IndieBound.org

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
On-sale 25th February 2014 from the Robot Trading Company

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Praise and Reviews for Black Feathers:

“An exceptional piece of apocalyptic/horror/fantasy fiction.”
Tor.com

“D’Lacey’s passages are rife with urgency … its message on environmental issues, meticulous setting of scene, and successful intertwining of the characters’ narratives makes for an engaging read.”
Publishers Weekly

“If you’re a horror fan and you’re not already reading Joseph D’Lacey you had better have a bloody good excuse.”
– The Eloquent Page

“In the end, The Book of the Crowman is a novel that made me think; a novel that paired with Black Feathers, the first half of The Black Dawn, revealed a story that will sit with me for quite a while.  There is powerful resonance in the story.” – SFF World

D’Lacey’s stories access terror and beauty, combining to produce something exquisite. It’s poetry and it’s in my soul.” – And Then I Read a Book

I have always admired Joseph D’Lacey’s writing from the early novels like Meat  and Garbage Man to his excellent novellas Kill Crew and Snake Eyes but this is his finest work to date. A magnificent, touching and deeply thought provoking story, literary horror at its finest. 5 out of 5.” – The Wanderer in Unknown Realms

The Black Dawn is a stunning feat by a talented word-smith. The Book of the Crowman is a fantastic ending, which couldn’t have been more emotionally engaging or rewarding if it tried. The Black Dawnis a series that shouldn’t be missed.” – A Fantastical Librarian

D’lacey is a master craftsman, and can construct worlds and sentences with what looks like ease, but I’m sure is hard work underneath.” – The British Fantasy Society

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