Full transparency: I actually bought an Amazon copy of The Sons of Mil after stumbling on L.M. Riviere on Twitter, and instantly fell in love with the world. Vast mythology (Celtic, for a change!), brooding antiheroes, and strong female leads pretty much had me sold from the outset, but HOLY CRAP did the story impress.
For those of you still wanting to know what it's about: The Sons of Mil follows Ben Maeden, a disgraced antihero of sorts and my #ManCrushMonday. Despite copious amounts of alcohol (uishge, as I have now learned to call it) and his best efforts to the contrary, Ben can’t help but be a decent guy. This character flaw (be still, my heart) comes in handy for Una, recent escapee (and badass) from a matriarchal city with a hefty price on her head.
Thought I'd kick the fan chat off since I know I won't be the only Ben Maeden fan ;)