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“One of the most promising fantasy writers emerging on the scene today”: Epic Fantasy and Sword and Sorcery (dwarves, knights, wizards, assassins, and undead)

“D.P. Prior is one of the most promising fantasy writers emerging on the scene today.” — Kindle Fire Department.

“D.P. Prior consistently writes high quality, layered, adult fantasy based in the world of Aethir.” — Melinda LeBaron

“D.P. Prior is a very accomplished writer and storyteller.” — S.R. Manev


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The Epic Fantasy stories of D.P. Prior have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide. They are available in print, eBook, and audiobook formats, and have been translated into five languages.

D.P. Prior was born in Eastbourne in the south of England, spent a few years in Australia, and now lives in Florida, USA. A former actor, musician, psychiatric nurse, personal trainer, and fiction editor, he now writes full-time.

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D.P. Prior is represented by Laurie McLean (



A name destined to be forgotten. A cursed axe. An atrocity too great to be forgiven. But legends are born in blood, and redemption is seeded in the gravest of sins.

LEGENDS OF THE NAMELESS DWARF is an epic tale of redemption in which, no matter how far you fall, there is always a way back.


“A masterpiece of sword and sorcery storytelling.” — Bookwraiths Reviews

“Prior weaves a fully realized world in this rich fantasy.” — Kirkus Reviews

“The setting is wonderfully cast, and the world building rich and layered with nuggets of information that brought smiles to my face as I read.” — Smash Dragons

“Hard to put down.” — Black Gate Magazine

“It’s not often I’m left speechless but this was one of those times. WOW!!” — Ebookwyrm

“An impressively compelling and highly entertaining action/adventure story that is especially commended for community library collections.” — Midwest Book Review

“Gritty, tense, and brutally tragic. High quality storytelling with great characters and a relentless plot.” — Mitchell Hogan, author of A Crucible of Souls and Aurealis Award winner.

“A Fantasy Adventure of remarkable scope, populated by many memorable characters.” — Ray Nicholson (Amazon Top 1000 reviewer)




“Sword of the Archon (Shader #1) by D.P. Prior is one of the best fantasy novels that I’ve stumbled upon.” — Bookwraiths Reviews

“My Year’s Best list just had a new book jump to the top. D.P. Prior’s book is that good. He has a lot to say, and one hell of a story to tell.” — Journal of Always Reviews




“Husk oozes atmosphere from every page.” — The Bookie Monster



Dead Or Alive - FINAL Max - Full

Sometimes the risks outweigh the rewards… Fast-paced Sword and Sorcery in which the notorious assassin, Shadrak the Unseen, may finally have bitten off more than he can chew.

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