By Howard Andrew Jones
The glittering culture of sword-and-sorcery sweeps into the sands of historic Arabia with the heart-stopping velocity of a whirling dervish during this exciting debut novel from new expertise Howard Andrew Jones
In eighth century Baghdad, a stranger pleads with the vizier to guard the bejeweled pill he contains, yet he's murdered ahead of he can clarify. Charged with fixing the puzzle, the coed Dabir quickly realizes that the pill could release secrets and techniques hidden in the misplaced urban of Ubar, the Atlantis of the sands. while the capsule is stolen from his care, Dabir and Captain Asim are despatched after it, and right into a existence and dying chase in the course of the historic heart East.
Stopping the thieves—a crafty Greek undercover agent and a fireplace wizard of the Magi—requires a determined trip into the wasteland, yet first Dabir and Asim needs to locate the misplaced ruins of Ubar and take care of a mythic, sorcerous being that has traded knowledge for the souls of guys because the sunrise of time. yet opposed to these types of dangers there's yet one more which may be too nice even for Dabir to overcome...
Advance compliment for THE wilderness OF SOULS:
"The wilderness of Souls is full of experience, magic, compelling characters and twists which are twisty. this is often heavily cool stuff." -- Steven Brust, New York Times bestselling writer of the Vlad Taltos series
“A grand and beautiful experience full of unique magic and colourful locations — like a move among Sinbad and Indiana Jones.” -- Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling writer of The Map of All Things
“Like the genie of the lamp, Howard Jones has granted this reader's want for a clean, interesting tackle the venerable style of sword-and-sorcery!” -- Richard A. Knaak, New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer of Legends of the Dragonrealm
"Howard Andrew Jones spins a thrilling and suspenseful story in his historic delusion debut. A wealthy, specified tapestry -- half Arthur Conan Doyle, half Robert E. Howard, and half Omar Khayyam, woven within the magical thread of 1 Thousand And One Nights." -- E.E. Knight, writer of the bestselling Vampire Earth
“An exciting and stress-free trip right into a international of djinns and magic some distance darker than anticipated, but person who ends with wish, either for the characters... and that there'll be yet one more book.” -- L. E. Modesitt, Jr, writer of the Recluse Saga, the Imager Portfolio, and the Corean Chronicles
"A glossy new release of old-fashioned storytelling. hugely instructed to a person looking for a enjoyable run via unusual lands and times." -- Glen prepare dinner, writer of The Black corporation Series
"Howard Jones wields magic like a sophisticated blade and motion like a potent cleaver in his scimitars and sorcery story, weaving jointly Arabian fantasy, heritage, and a few honest-to-gosh surprises to create a different tale that you’ll now not quickly forget." -- Monte prepare dinner, writer of The Dungeon Masters consultant, third Edition
"A rousing story of swords opposed to sorcery. Howard Jones writes with wit and aptitude. His global is regarding, real and skilfully evoked. the easiest delusion novel i've got learn all year." -- William King, writer of the Space Wolf trilogy and author of Gotrek and Felix
"A whirlwind story of deserts, djinn and doorways to different worlds, advised in a voice completely pitched for the fashion and setting." -- Nathan lengthy, author of Bloodborn and Shamanslayer
“An Arabian Nights event as written by way of Robert E Howard. it truly is intriguing, artistic, and so much of all fun.” -- Dave Drake, writer of The Legion of Fire