Released on 08 May 2014.

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Sworn in Steel

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Drothe has killed a legend, burned down part of the imperial capital, and unexpectedly elevated himself into the underworld's elite. And as the city's newest 'Gray Prince', Drothe's learning just how good he used to have it.

With no time to build support, Drothe is already being called out by other Gray Princes. And when one dies, all signs point to Drothe. Members of the thieves' guilds begin choosing sides, mostly against him, for what promises to be another gang war. Then Drothe is approached by someone who can solve all his problems and also offer him redemption. But the cost may be just too high. Out of options, Drothe's finds himself travelling to the empire's bitterest enemy. He has a price on his head, but one last plan in mind.

Praise for Book one: Among Thieves:

'An unalloyed pleasure: a fast moving, funny, twisting tale' Brent Weeks

'A beguiling lively urban fantasy' SFX

'It simply doesn't stop...If you like Brent Weeks or Scott Lynch's work then this is one for you'

'A story that entertains from beginning to end' FantasyBookCritic blog