The Horn King -​ Book 1 in the Cursed Blood Chronicles

An assassin with a grudge against elves is forced by his guild to go on a mission for one. As an atonement for a past failure, Gutty reluctantly agrees, and but is soon intrigued, despite himself. The elven lady is on a desperate mission to save her family, and offers Gutty what he has always coveted.

The tale of his past.

Trekking for the southern, wild lands filled with foes, Gutty soon discovers he can only rely on his friends, and the darker side of his heritage to survive.  

The Horn King is the first book in a series of dark fantasy tales celebrating the rogues of Nine Worlds.