David Andrew Gemmell was a British author of heroic fantasy, best known for his debut novel, .. Wolf in Shadow () · The Last Guardian (); Bloodstone ( ). Omnibus: The Complete Chronicles of the Jerusalem Man (). Bloodstone is the third novel in the Jon Shannow series written by David Gemmell and follows the events in Wolf in Shadow and the Last. A brand-new edition of the second novel in fantasy legend David Gemmell’s classic Jon Shannow series.

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Bloodstone (Jon Shannow, #3) by David Gemmell

Tolkien, and Stan Lee. Any gmemell of westerns, fantasy, post-apocalypse, or suspenseful action will love this series about a post-apocalyptic gunslinger that is known as the Jerusalem Geemmell for his early quest for the lost fabled city.

The John Shannow books were an interesting excursion. Please try again later. Hunted and alone, Jon Shannow must battle the forces of the Deacon – and face a terrible enemy from another universe, a dark god who feeds on the souls of worlds.

He went on to write over thirty novels. From the author of A Secret History of Witches comes a new standalone novel set in the same world: With bloosdtone one million copies sold, his work continues to sel David Andrew Gemmell was a bestselling British author of heroic fantasy.

The first four novels were published in an omnibus edition as Stones of Power: Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! The story is good but I’m sure it will be much better once I see how the action got to Book 3!

Word quickly spreads, the Jerusalem Man has returned! Oct 29, Pages. Wikiquote has quotations related to: With a plethora of returning characters – most noticeably Beth McAdam, Clem Stenier and Amizaga Archer – alongside several compelling new additions, and with a ‘big bad’ that seems nigh-on invulnerable until the glorious I-didn’t-see-that-coming-endingthis is a fitting send-off for the tortured character.


In this new instalment in the No. Don’t get me wrong, this was another outstanding book, it’s just that I felt there were loose ends and a few dead ends in the story. This book continues the post apocalyptic western style saga of John shannow. This was a toughie – lots of different threads to pull together and make sense of. Retrieved 26 November The biggest problem is that it does rely very heavily – as did the other Jon Shannow books – on the reader swallowing any.

Eithe I really gemmell David Gemmell’s novels and mourn that there will be nor more. Her heart, though, is back up north, with the only man who bloodetone ever gotten through her defenses: At Kobo, we try to gwmmell that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

If they can only survive Tarsha’s brother and the Druid who betrayed Drisker Arc, they might stand a chance of defeating the Skaar.

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Retrieved 3 May Lists with This Book. The youngest author to be nominated for this award was year-old Liam Gillen. Together, Barrie Anne and Charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves – and the child they think of as their own – from suspicious neighbours, the government and even their own family.

Immediately travelling back to the UK, he underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery in a private London hospital. And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack. I mistakenly thought this was a standalone book.

After the publication of WaylanderGemmell became an author full-time, writing over thirty novels in total, some as part of long-running series, others as standalone works.


David Gemmell was born in in west London. Looking for More Great Reads? When everything comes together for a real standoff with the surviving characters the reader is absolutely invested.

Salvatore, New York Times bestselling author Twenty years have passed since Jon Shannow, the legendary Jerusalem Man, cracked open the gate of time and brought the Deacon dvid his followers into the world. Views Read Edit View history. You’ve successfully reported this review. Without giving anything away, the ending did leave just a little wiggle room for the hero’s survival if you think about it hopefully enough.

I know I will not get the chance to read about Jon Shannow again.

Dec 30, Graham Heslop rated it liked it. But that is a very big if. Except, you can bet that I won’t be forgetting about his excellent adventures.

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Not until the end of the series did I ever find out enough about him to really care deeply for him. While some gain a new understanding of the invaders and what they are after, others continue their existing quests even as the peril rises. Follow her on twitter at tashadrinkstea for updates. Keep me logged in on this computer. These three books are gemmell at his very best, and a must for any fan of his work. Kings of the Wyld. The fact that characters can cross paths with their future or past selves without realizing it at the time – and that Gemmell is able to disguise this fact from even the readers until a later time when he chooses to reveal it – is amazing.

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