Tom Lloyd is 25 years old, keen, talented, articulate and highly promotable When not writing riveting epic fantasy, Tom Lloyd works in publishing himself and is eager to use those contacts in his new life as an author THE STORMCALLER is an assured debut from a writer brimming with talent Exciting, moving and gripping, THE STORMCALLER is ideal for all fans of George R. R. Martin, combining inspired world-building, epoch-shattering battles and high emotion in a plot that will leave the reader gasping for more THE STORMCALLER is the first in a major series Tom Lloyd has used his degrees in Politics and International Relations to devastating effect in THE STORMCALLER
Tom Lloyd has born in 1979, and spent most of his childhood believing his mother was a witch - a white witch. He followed his degree in Politics and International Relations with a series of jobs in publishing. When not writing, he works as a contracts manager for a major London literary agency.
It gallops along with scarcely a dull moment. - THE TIMES - Lisa TuttleThis first novel has good ideas and a suitably flawed hero. The world is beautifully realised, the battles suitably grim and the dragon, when it appears, is magnificent. - THE GUARDIAN'A fantasy with the same magnificence of conception, the same sense of looming presences whose purposes are not ours to apprehend. Fragments of old stories which stud and sometimes drive his narrative are not just there as decoration or machinery. They are there to make this world seem deeper and darker than Lloyd's gloom ridden narrative allows.' - TIME OUT - Roz Kaveney'Magical creatures and high speed action scenes... packed with detail without being too heavy. The Stormcaller shows how high the bar has been raised with its sheer vision and inventiveness.' - SFXAs the book progresses, Lloyd's ball-juggling skills improve, and the plot becomes more coherent, his characters more convincing, and his story starts to grip. It'll be interesting to see how both author and series develop. - STARBURST'It is intelligently written with good characterization. Fans of fantasy will want to keep an eye out for Tom Lloyd.' - CONCATENATIONThe world that Lloyd has created seems much more real than that of most fantasy books. He has created a fantasy world that has believable politics and is inhabited by large numbers o