Originally Posted by AndrewH
Off the top of my head, here are a few I've quite enjoyed:[LIST][*]The Gentleman Bastards Sequence by Scott Lynch (starts with The Lies of Locke Lamora)
Seconded. The Lies of Locke Lamora is so brilliant. I loved it.
The Painted Man by Peter V Brett is very good. The Empire trilogy by Raymond E Feist and Janny Wurts is also excellent.