It's Goblin Corps, I apologize. Dragon must've been in my head from searching for The Dragon's Path.
No. That style was introduced only for the hardcover of Book 2 and Book 1 was later upgraded to look the same. Book 1's hardcover (and first paperback
Why didn't I see that coming?
will wight's house of blades series.
m.r. mathias' wardstone trilogy.
you didn't mention having read glen cook's black company, either.
I intend to start watching Luther this weekend. Seasons 1 and 2 have been sat on my shelf for a while, so hopefully I find the time to finally watch it!