Join us on a literary world trip!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
The Blood Isles - An action-packed adventure set in Edinburgh - cover

The Blood Isles - An action-packed adventure set in Edinburgh

C.F. Barrington

Publisher: Head of Zeus -- An AdAstra Book

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

The second in an action-packed adventure thriller series, where modern-day recruits compete in an ancient fight to the death in the streets of Edinburgh.
 
New Season. New Rules. Same deadly game...
 
The Pantheon Games are the biggest underground event in the world, followed by millions online. New recruits must leave behind their twenty-first century lives and vie for dominance in a gruelling battle to the death armed only with ancient weapons – and their wits.
 
Last season's new recruits Tyler and Lana have lived to fight another day, but now they face a series of even more lethal clashes before the Grand Battle that will end the Season.
 
It's survival of the fittest, in the most brutal fashion imaginable. Lana must face the demons of her past, and Tyler has the mother of all targets on his back.
 
This action-packed adventure thriller is perfect for fans of Pierce Brown's Red Rising, Battle Royale and The Running Man.
 
Praise for Chris Barrington:
 
'The Wolf Mile is a thrilling ride and a heck of a debut. C.F. Barrington knocks it out of the park' MATTHEW HARFFY
 
'The Wolf Mile blurs the boundary between fantasy and real life with authoritative panache. The moment you ask yourself if it could just be true, the story has you' ANTHONY RICHES
 
'The Wolf Mile had me hooked from the first page. Gripping and original – a terrific read!' JOE HEAP

Other books that might interest you

  • The Claus Killing - cover

    The Claus Killing

    Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    A small-town realtor must solve Santa’s murder in this Southern holiday whodunit from the author of the Pooch Party Cozy Mysteries.   Christmas is just around the corner, and the entire town of Bramblett County, Georgia, is ready and waiting for the big event! But a terrible tragedy threatens the celebration and leaves a key component of the holiday dead. Now Lily must uncover the truth and save Bramblett County’s Christmas . . . before it’s too late.Join Lily in her holiday hunt for the truth!  Praise for the mysteries of Carolyn Ridder Aspenson  “I love the charming Southern small-town dynamic and all the drama it brings. And the supporting characters are a hoot!” —Caroline Fardig, USA Today–bestselling author   “If you like southern charm and laughter with deadly mysteries, this is your series.” —Wulfwyn Reads Excessively   “Has all the earmarks I look for in an engrossing whodunnit; a couple of plausible red herrings, a few rescue dogs for interest, and a budding romantic interest that will keep at least this avid reader coming back with each new installment. An excellent read, I am highly recommending!” —Roxx Is Reading
    Show book
  • The Rina Walker Series Books One to Four - Harm Threat Malice and Stealth - cover

    The Rina Walker Series Books One...

    Hugh Fraser

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    Four novels in the edgy series about a female contract killer in 1960s London.  Harm In Acapulco, Rina Walker is on assignment. Just another quick, clean kill—until she wakes to find a severed head in her hotel room and a man with an AK-47 charging through the door, in this action-packed series debut that takes us into the traumatic childhood in postwar London that made Rina what she is today . . .  Threat London 1961. Rina is hired by a Soho vice king to investigate the disappearance of girls from his clubs, and discovers they’re being supplied to a member of the aristocracy for the gratification of his macabre tastes. Her efforts to save the innocent from slaughter become increasingly perilous as she grapples with layers of depravity, corruption, and betrayal . . .  Malice London 1964. As gang warfare breaks out, Rina struggles to survive amid the battles and betrayals of a gruesome cast of racketeers and gangsters. Her considerable skills as an assassin are her only hope of survival. But it’s not just her own life at stake . . .  Stealth London 1967. A working girl is brutally murdered, and when Rina Walker takes out the killer she attracts the attention of a sinister line-up of gangland enforcers with a great deal to prove. But the stakes get even bigger when British intelligence forces her into the deadly arena of the Cold War . . .  Praise for the series:   “The perfect combination of action, mystery and intrigue.” —Benjamin Maio Mackay, actor and podcaster
    Show book
  • Hounds Harvest and Homicide - A Pooch Party Cozy Mystery - cover

    Hounds Harvest and Homicide - A...

    Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    USA Today–Bestselling Author: A fundraiser turns fatal, and an animal-shelter volunteer has to sniff out a killer . . .   When Missy Kingston brought her pooch-party program to an annual gala fundraiser for the city’s women’s shelter, she didn’t expect a murder. But the most prominent financial contributor to the shelter has been found dead, bringing the big night to a halt.   The suspect list is long, but Missy knows one person who shouldn't be on it: her friend Max Hoover. Missy vows to prove his innocence, and that determination leads her down a path of power, politics, and money. And it’s a path the killer doesn't want her taking . . .
    Show book
  • The Lily Sprayberry Cozy Mystery Series Books 4-6 - cover

    The Lily Sprayberry Cozy Mystery...

    Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Books 4 through 6 of the Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery series, featuring a spunky, small-town Georgia real estate agent turned amateur sleuth.   Meet Lily Sprayberry. Selling homes is her career. Solving crimes, her calling.  Book 4: Bidding War Break-In When Bramblett County realtor Lily Sprayberry lists her deceased client’s townhome, the last in a sought-after mixed-use development community, she winds up in the throes of a bidding war and must contend with a criminal willing to do whatever it takes to keep her from selling…  Book 5: Open House Heist The theft of a valuable coin collection, one that Lily had promised would remain safe, and a taunting note left by the thief, spur Lily to action. Determined to solve a thirty-six-year-old murder, Lily discovers clues that lead her to a possible killer she’d never suspect—someone near and dear to her heart….  Book 6: Realtor Rub Out When Lily stops by a staged home, she finds the dead body of a fellow realtor lying on the living room floor. With only a week until her destination wedding, and no leads, no potential suspects, and no possibility to leave the state until the murder is solved, Lily’s sheriff fiancé thinks they should postpone their nuptials. But that doesn’t work for the soon-to-be bride.  If you like charming Southern cozy mysteries, you’ll love the Lily Sprayberry series.
    Show book
  • Foreclosure Fatality - A Lily Sprayberry Realtor Cozy Mystery - cover

    Foreclosure Fatality - A Lily...

    Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Murder and sparring seniors stir up trouble for a spunky, small-town Georgia realtor in this cozy mystery by the author of Realtor Rub Out.   I made a promise, multiple times actually, to my husband, the Bramblett County Sheriff. I promised I wouldn’t put my life at risk doing his job. But… when I find my potential client’s son standing over her dead body, all bets are off. I just can’t let it go, no matter how hard I try.   Truth be told, I’d put myself up against a murderer any day if it kept me from taking sides between Henrietta and Bonnie, besties currently on the outs. Risking my life is one thing, but getting between those two is something no person in their right mind should do.   Who am I kidding? I can’t stop myself from trying to help them too. I just hope I come out of this alive.  “The supporting characters are a hoot!” —Caroline Fardig, USA Today–bestselling author
    Show book
  • If She Heard (A Kate Wise Mystery—Book 7) - cover

    If She Heard (A Kate Wise...

    Blake Pierce

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    “A masterpiece of thriller and mystery. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” 
    --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) 
    
    IF SHE HEARD (A Kate Wise Mystery) is book #7 in a new psychological thriller series by bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose #1 bestseller Once Gone (Book #1) (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. 
    
    Two teenagers, home for their winter break from college, are found murdered in their hometown. There is clearly a serial killer on a rampage, and the FBI is stumped—but can FBI agent Kate Wise, 55, still recovering from giving birth, enter his twisted mind and stop him before another girl dies?
    
    An action-packed thriller with heart-pounding suspense, IF SHE HEARD is book #7 in a riveting new series that will leave you turning pages late into the night. 
    
    Book #8 in the KATE WISE MYSTERY SERIES will be available soon.
    Show book