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Peter McLean

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Peter McLean was born near London in 1972, the son of a bank manager and an English teacher. He went to school in the shadow of Norwich Cathedral where he spent most of his time making up stories.

He has since grown up a bit, if not a lot, and spent 25 years working in corporate IT. He is married to Diane and is still making up stories.

He is the author of the War for the Rose Throne series, beginning with Priest of Bones, the Burned Man series, and numerous short stories for Warhammer.

Agent: Jennie Goloboy at DMLA

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Peter McLean Hello! So glad to hear you enjoyed them. The next book is expected to be published in May 2021.
Peter McLean The series is planned to be four books.
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3.5 stars rounded up to 4 because it was a lot of fun to read.

I am a sucker for both Battlemechs and Dieselpunk, let me just put that out there now.

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I am truly impressed. Priest of Lies looked my expectations in the eye and spat at it and snatched it's wig.

'Nuff said.

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“Have faith, you miserable git," the Burned Man said. "Where there's a will there's a way, and all that. You have made a will, haven't you?”
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“Kneeling in the temple doesn’t make you godly any more than standing in a stable makes you a horse, to my mind.”
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“When even sappers fear a man, I had thought at the time, that man is to be feared indeed.”
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“The reason that the rich were so rich, Vimes reasoned, was because they managed to spend less money.

Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month plus allowances. A really good pair of leather boots cost fifty dollars. But an affordable pair of boots, which were sort of OK for a season or two and then leaked like hell when the cardboard gave out, cost about ten dollars. Those were the kind of boots Vimes always bought, and wore until the soles were so thin that he could tell where he was in Ankh-Morpork on a foggy night by the feel of the cobbles.

But the thing was that good boots lasted for years and years. A man who could afford fifty dollars had a pair of boots that'd still be keeping his feet dry in ten years' time, while the poor man who could only afford cheap boots would have spent a hundred dollars on boots in the same time and would still have wet feet.

This was the Captain Samuel Vimes 'Boots' theory of socioeconomic unfairness.”
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