William King, eh? Great to see him still writing. His Gotrek & Felix books for Games Workshop's Black Library were excellent Sword & Sorcery adventure stories. I'll have to check this new series out...
I have all of King's Gotrek and Felix novels (and his Space Wolf novels, too, for that matter), but haven't read any of them. I did read one of the later Gotrek and Felix novels by Nathan Long and liked it quite a bit. I need to go back and read King's books since he started the series. This new series appears not to actually be new -- the copyright on this book is 2005 -- but I'd never heard of it until now and don't know who published the original editions.
Ack, yes, his Space Wolf novels, can't believe I forgot those as well. Read them too, but his G&F books are, I think, superior. Long's books are also good, but there's something about them that isn't quite as "badass", for lack of a better term. King's books were more Sword & Sorcery, I think Long's interpretations felt more like traditional fantasy adventure. The difference is hard to quantify, but I think it's there.
A little investigation reveals that the e-books are the first English publication of the series that starts with DEATH'S ANGELS. They were first published in the Czech Republic, Spain, and Germany. King's website, www.williamking.me, has a lot of info about his books, all of which look pretty interesting.
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