"Grimdark with heart and soul."
- Anna Smith-Spark, author of Court of Broken Knives
"From the fascinating world-building to the intriguing, colorful and memorable characters, The Heart of Stone is a pleasure to read."- BookNest.Eu
"Dark, brutal and violent, and packed with heart and emotional depth, The Heart of Stone is an intriguing novel. Great characters and a well-developed world surround a complex monster protagonist in a powerfully grim standalone fantasy."- Alan Baxter, author of the Alex Caine Series
"Heart of Stone is a well-crafted novel that will leave its readers cursing the fact it's a standalone."
- Graham Austin-King, author of Faithless
"Genuinely the best standalone novel I've had the pleasure of reading!"
- JP Ashman, author of The Black Powder Wars Series
"This is Ben's best book yet. Plain and simple."
- Michael R. Miller, author of The Dragon's Blade Trilogy
"A brutal delight with thrilling action and heart, rowdy and wise, bloody and tender at the same time. I had a blast, and got my heart broken too. I highly recommend checking this one out."
- Dyrk Ashton, author of Paternus
"The Heart of Stone is a solidly written and fascinating dark fantasy."
"The Heart of Stone is a very, very good read."
- Fantasy Faction
"The Heart of Stone is a must read if you can appreciate a long-lasting platonic relationship between protagonists in a brutal and violent battlefield setup that stays with you long after you have finished reading the book."- Bohomind
"The Heart of Stone is one action packed, bloody, emotional ride and I loved it."
- Blogin' Hobgoblin
About the Author
Ben Galley is an award-winning purveyor of dark fantasy from the UK. He is the author behind the gritty and epic Emaneska Series
, a western fantasy series, The Scarlet Star Trilogy
, and the new standalone The Heart of Stone
Aside from writing and dreaming up lies to tell his readers, Ben works as a self-publishing consultant and tutor, helping fellow authors from all over the world to publish and sell books. His website shelfhelp.info
will tell you all you need to know about DIY self-publishing.
Ben can be found attempting to be witty on Twitter or vlogging on YouTube @BenGalley
, or loitering on Facebook and Instagram @BenGalleyAuthor