FallenKingdomReads’ list of 8 Must-Read Low Fantasy Books for Fans of ‘The Lies of Locke Lamora’.
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
In this gritty novel, a group of flawed and morally ambiguous characters are thrown together by fate to confront a looming threat to the world.
The Spirit Thief by Rachel Aaron
When a notorious thief is hired to steal a magical artifact, she finds herself caught up in a dangerous game of politics and power.
Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan
In this fast-paced adventure, a skilled thief and his warrior companion are hired to steal a sword that could change the course of a kingdom’s history.
Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling
In this novel, two unlikely heroes are drawn into a dangerous web of magic and politics as they try to uncover a deadly conspiracy.
Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
When a retired group of legendary mercenaries is called upon to rescue the daughter of one of their own, they must navigate a world that has changed drastically since their prime.
The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams
In this unique take on low fantasy, a group of adventurers must fight to save their world from a looming threat while uncovering the secrets of an ancient civilization.
Phoenix Unbound by Grace Draven
When a young woman is captured and forced to fight in an arena, she must use her powers of fire to survive and protect those she loves.
The City of Dusk by Tara Sim
In this novel, a young thief is recruited into a group of rebels fighting against a corrupt government in a world where magic is strictly regulated.