Stephen Aryan was born in 1977 and was raised and educated in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. After graduating from Loughborough University he started working in marketing, and for some reason he hasn't stopped. A keen podcaster, lapsed gamer and wannabe forest ranger, when not extolling the virtues of Babylon 5, he can be found drinking real ale and reading comics. He lives in the West Midlands with his partner and two cats.
Epic fantasy for readers who appreciate extra helpings of carnage with their backstabbing - Publishers Weekly on BattlemageStephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy. This is a ground-shaking debut, full of fiery promiseAryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee