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Richard Ford

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Richard Ford originally hails from Leeds in the heartland of Yorkshire but now resides in Wiltshire, where he can now be found frolicking by the Thames, drinking cider and singing songs about combine harvesters.

Average rating: 3.71 · 1,218 ratings · 155 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Herald of the Storm (Steelh...
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The Shattered Crown (Steelh...
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Lord of Ashes (Steelhaven, #3)
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Noble Sacrifice
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010
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The Dragons of Lencia
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Heroes of the Space Marines
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2011
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The Cold Hand of Betrayal
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It’s not out for another three weeks, but Phil Norris over at Fantasy Faction has posted a cracking review of The Shattered Crown which you can read here. “If you like your fantasy full of guts and glory and with a clever plot then this is for you.” I think he liked it!!

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Steelhaven (3 books)
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The Shattered Crown by Richard  Ford
"Well.... it's hard to give a fair rating when I downside of a book is finishing and feeling the book was too short. I'm very impressed with this series, the characters are a great mix of a likeable motley crew facing impossible odds. "
Lord of Ashes by Richard  Ford
"The first thing that came to my mind after I finished reading this book was that the title is very apt. Richard Ford went all scorched earth with his creation. I can't think of another book that I've read at the pace that I read this one, I was re..." Read more of this review »
Lord of Ashes by Richard  Ford
"Tis book can proudly sit alongside The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie in the best fantasy single battle story category. From start to finish this book is dedicated to the Battle of Steelhaven spread over about 4 days. It is brutal, bloody and each and..." Read more of this review »
Herald of the Storm by Richard  Ford
"Super impressed by this book. The world building is good but the character depth is phenomenal. Really interesting characters make it very engaging and the way their lives intertwine make it very intriguing. There's mysterious fringe characters th..." Read more of this review »
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