Book awards: David Gemmell Legend Award shortlist

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Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier2009
The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson2009
Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie2009
The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks2009
Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie2010
The Cardinal's Blades by Pierre Pevel2010
The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan2010
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson2010
The Alchemist in the Shadows by Pierre Pevel2011
The Black Prism by Brent Weeks2011
The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett2011
Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan2011
The War of the Dwarves by Markus Heitz2011
The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson2012
Blackveil by Kristen Britain2012
Blood of Aenarion by William King2012
The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie2012
The gathering of the lost by Helen Lowe2013
King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence2013
Red Country by Joe Abercrombie2013
Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff2013
The Daylight War by Peter V. Brett2014
A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan2014
The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch2014
War Master's Gate by Adrian Tchaikovsky2014
The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks2015
Half a King by Joe Abercrombie2015
Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence2015
Valour by John Gwynne2015
The Dread Wyrm by Miles Cameron2016
Ruin by John Gwynne2016
Slayer by David Guymer2016
Son of the Black Sword by Larry Correia2016

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  1. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (2010)
  2. The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett (2008)
  3. The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks (2012)
  4. Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence (2011)
  5. Blood Song by Anthony Ryan (2012)
  6. Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan (2013)
  7. Shadow's Edge by Brent Weeks (2008)
  8. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch (2006)
  9. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson (2005)
  10. The Red Knight by Miles Cameron (2012)
  11. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (2007)
  12. The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie (2006)
  13. The Thousand Names by Django Wexler (2013)
  14. The Dragon's Path by Daniel Abraham (2011)
  15. Half the World by Joe Abercrombie (2015)

Award description

Fantasy author David Gemmell is widely regarded as the UK’s most accomplished author in the heroic fantasy genre. The David Gemmell Legend Award has been created in his name following his sudden death in 2006, and will be presented for the very first time in 2009 for the best fantasy novel of 2008. The award will be given to a work written in the 'spirit' of the late master of heroic fantasy.


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