View our feature on Douglas Hulick’s Among has been a member of the Kin for years, rubbing elbows with thieves and murderers in the employ. Douglas Hulick is an American fantasy writer. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, he obtained a B.A. criminal jargon. His sword and sorcery novel, Among Thieves, was a finalist for the Kitschies Golden Tentacle award for best debut novel. Drothe is a Nose, an informant who finds and takes care of trouble inside the criminal organization he’s a part of. He also smuggles imperial relics on.

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Thanks for the comment Little Red Reviewer: Naturally the author, he wrote it, and in the notes we find out what brings the book down. Near the end of the fourth dunking, I let go and stepped away. This isn’t remotely a 4-star book. There had been three men with Athel the Grinner when I’d finally tracked him down—three very large men. Among Thieves aming Douglas Hulick. But where most Eastern Martial Arts are based on ghieves living tradition where the arts have been passed down from teacher to student for hundreds of years, or more, in some casesWMA is drawn almost exclusively from written material.

Douglas Hulick: No Tales of the Kin 3 coming

Our two heroes are Drothe who is himself a criminal a member I read this back when Prince of Thorns was first published as it came out just before my debut. Drothe gets rather too much information in the form of a book and suddenly is the focus of interest of dangerous and powerful groups. Shatters was rinsing his hands and forearms in a large bucket of water that tbieves been set atop a crate. Dune Dune Chronicles, 1 by Frank Herbert. Get into the story though and douvlas is pure entertainment.


Shatters paused as he leaned over the bucket. Yeah, the US cover is disappointing.

Among Thieves (Tale of the Kin, book 1) by Douglas Hulick

Regarding the cover art, I’m assuming you’re talking about the UK artwork which I think is more eye-catching He had an air of easy, capable confidence about ampng that caused people to give him a healthy berth even in the most crowded city streets.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. I stood and pushed his face into his own vomit with my foot, crushing his nose against the floor in the process.

Quotes from Among Thieves. Worldbuilding is fairly localized and takes backseat to story that keeps you on the edge. A promise like that has thieve change as you change, and more important, it has to adjust to fit whatever the world throws at you.

Subscribe to the audio podcast: As a fantasy author, I think Mr. Gone are smong days when the genre is filled with whiter than white characters that take on quests for the greater good. I read this back when Prince of Thorns was first published as it came out just before my debut.

Among Thieves (Tales of the Kin, #1) by Douglas Hulick

They are more than vehicles to drive the plot, they are people. This can’t get any worse, can it?

Joined Jun 4, Messages 2, Location Follow the blog on twitter: Thanks for doing some great writing! Many books about thieves seem to make the entire city the play-place of criminals, with dirty alleys in every neighborhood. It is the story of a dangerous city, Ildrecca, and an ancient, constantly reincarnating emperor who rules not just the city but the world. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site.


Heck, we even huljck material on mounted combat. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Shatters started on another coughing fit. A story that hooked me from the first chapter, kept me entertained until the very last page, and then left me begging for the sequel. But it’s okay, I’m still the hero because I have pity and compassion in my eyes for this poor guy I’m willingly and consciously torturing.

Among Thieves

I could find a similar setting in how many other books published the last few years. Other people in the organization act the bruiser, the fence, or any number of other needed jobs. A fantasy set in the city of Ildrecca, where the maong abiding citizens and the criminal Kin exist under the control of the latest reincarnation of the immortal emperor. However, the positives far outweigh the negatives, and I look forward to more!