Books by David Gemmell

David Gemmell was born in London, England, in the summer of 1948. Expelled from school at sixteen for organizing a gambling syndicate, he became a laborer by day, and at night his six-foot-four-inch, 230-pound frame allowed him to earn extra money as a bo


TROY by David Gemmell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"A rousing conclusion for fans of the previous volumes—but not one for the purists."
Final volume in the authors' historical fantasy (Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow, 2005, etc.) very loosely based on The Iliad. The narrative was completed by Stella following the death of her husband in 2006. Read full book review >
TROY by David Gemmell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Thoroughly captivating: Gemmell's fully-realized characters and their struggles exert a powerful attraction."
Forget warring Greeks and Trojans: Gemmell's splendidly plotted saga bears little resemblance to Homer, save for a certain coincidence of names. Read full book review >
THE SWORDS OF NIGHT AND DAY by David Gemmell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2004

"Strong resurrection scene, crisply told—but, as Conrad might say of this series, 'The fog, the fog!'"
Few if any readers can follow the chronology of British heroic fantasist Gemmell's conjoined series, assembled under the Drenai Saga, which tells of Druss the Axeman began in 1984 with Legend. Read full book review >
WHITE WOLF by David Gemmell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2003

"Clean, swift action and a rich undercurrent of human understanding support Gemmell's characters at each turn of the tale."
British heroic fantasist Gemmell (Stormrider, 2002, etc.) offers the eighth in the Drenai series begun with Legend (1984), which told of Druss the Axeman, who had to come down from his mountain to save the Drenai from the forces of Nadir. Read full book review >
STORMRIDER by David Gemmell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"Tune in tomorrow."
A first US publication for British fantasy author Gemmell continues the story begun in The Sword in the Stone, the initial installment in his Rigante saga. Read full book review >