The Heretic Kings

Released 22 January 2013

By Paul Kearney



When the power-mad Himerius won himself enough support to have foreigners and magicians put to death, Lofantyr, Abeleyn and Mark - three of the five Ramusian Kings - defied the cruel pontiff's purge. Now they must fight to hold their thrones through excommunication, intrigue and civil war.

Meanwhile, in the quiet monastery city of Charibon, two humble monks make a discovery that will change the whole world...

‘One of the best fantasy works in ages.’
SFX Magazine


Paul Kearney

Paul Kearney is the critically-acclaimed author of The Monarchies of God and the Sea Beggars series. He has been long-listed for the British Fantasy Award. In the eight years subsequent to the publication of The Way to Babylon, Kearney lived in Copenhagen, New Jersey, and Cambridgeshire, but at present he makes his home a stone's throw from the sea in County Down, with his wife, two dogs, a beat-up old boat, and far too many books.