Gaunt's Ghosts: First and Only - Dan Abnett

Gaunt's Ghosts: First and Only

By Dan Abnett

  • Release Date: 2013-10-11
  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 318 Ratings)


In the war-torn future of the 41st millenium, the Sabbat Worlds Crusade has begun. With the massed ranks of the Imperial Guard hard-pressed by the evil forces of Chaos, mankind must prevail - whatever the cost in lives. Commissar Ibram Gaunt has vowed to lead the men of the Tanith First-and-Only safely through the scheming of rival regiments just as much as the lethal firepower of the enemy.

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  • Yes yes yes

    By Alanok4
    I own every Gaunts Ghosts book. Gold. Ten outta ten.
  • Amazing!

    By Jeffrey Vega
    A must read for warhammer.
  • Page turner

    By TheRadBrad42
    First book I read from warhammer universe. Sets the scene perfect and is really an engaging read.
  • Sooo goooood

    By Lzrdking8
    Just a fantastically written book of courage and honor.
  • Warhammer Done Right

    By SpaceCommand
    The Gaunt's Ghosts series is fast-paced and perfectly gritty. They represent the Warhammer 40,000 world brilliantly, and with no shortage of brutal military action.
  • Great Read!

    By Blastercrazy
    Dan Abnett has written an incredible amount of material for Black Library along with a great collection of comics. He has essentially set the stage for the 40K universe that is now considered canon for most readers. That being said I cannot recomend buying these books on iBooks. $12.00 for one storey when anyone could go to Amazon or Barnes & Noble and get the Omnibus which contains at least three to four novels for the series for less. Great novels just not worth the price being charged on iBooks
  • Tanith 1st, last, and always

    By Colonel Cornec
    Excellent start to an excellent series. For me this is the standard of scifi the way Lord of the Rings is for fantasy.
  • One heck of a story

    By hunterian
    Considering this book was written back in 2000, 13 years ago, it still fits snugly within the current 40k canon. I'm excited to start this series.
  • Dan Abnett Strikes A Chord

    By Dorude
    More than a decade later this book is still top NOTCH!
  • Great Novel

    By Thorin and company
    This is perhaps the greatest series ever released from the Black Library, and a must read for any 40000 fan.