Lavie Tidhar is author of Osama, The Violent Century, A Man Lies Dreaming, Central Station, and Unholy Land, as well as the Bookman Histories trilogy. His latest novels are By Force Alone, children’s book The Candy Mafia, and comics mini-series Adler. His awards include the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, the John W. Campbell Award, the Neukom Prize, and the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. For more information, visit him online at lavietidhar.wordpress.com and on twitter at @lavietidhar. The previous adventures of Gorel of Goliris can be found in the British Fantasy Award-winning Gorel and The Pot-Bellied God (PS Publishing, 2014), Black Gods Kiss (PS Publishing, 2015), and in the anthologies The Book of Swords (Bantam, 2017) and The Book of Magic (Bantam, 2018), both edited by the late Gardner Dozois.