David Gilman’s MASTER OF WAR published today by Head of Zeus

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MASTER OF WAR, the new book from award-winning author and screenwriter David Gilman, is released today by Head of Zeus. It is the first title in a new series following the adventures of Thomas Blackstone, a stonemason-turned-archer living during the Hundred Years' War.

A paid-for ebook sampler extract from MASTER OF WAR has had more than 10,000 early downloads and received rave reviews on Amazon, with one reader describing it as "a fantastic read with action from start to finish".

Goldsboro Books have signed first editions in stock.

Praise for David Gilman:

'What Gilman does superlatively is heart-pounding action.'
--Amanda Craig, The Times

Praise for MASTER OF WAR:

'Gilman has just proved himself to be rather excellent. … In David Gilman I see flashes of brilliance that surpass Bernard Cornwell. ' --Bookbag

'If you only read one historical debut this year, make it this one.  The prose is sharper than a bodkin arrow, the pace faster than thought and to be honest it was a book that I just couldn't put down without being left to wonder what was next for the lead hero... Great stuff.' --Gareth Wilson, Falcata Times

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