Book Review

The Winter Vow

Title: The Winter Vow Author: Tim Akers Publisher: Aug. 2018, Titan Books Blurb: Ruling with an iron hand, the Church has eliminated the ancient pagan ways. Yet demonic gheists terrorize the land, hunted by the Inquisition, while age-old hatreds rage between the north and the south. Three heroes--Malcolm and Ian Blakeley and Gwendolyn Adair--must end… Continue reading The Winter Vow

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Bloody Rose

Title: Bloody Rose Author: Nicholas Eames Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb: Live fast, die young. Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown. When the biggest mercenary band of all rolls… Continue reading Bloody Rose

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Shadowblack

Title: Shadowblack Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb:A failed mage turned outlaw must use guile and a handful of spells to challenge a dangerous rival in the second book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. Forced to live as an outlaw, Kellen relies on his wits and… Continue reading Shadowblack

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Soul of the World

Title: Soul of the World Author: David Mealing Publisher: June 2017, Orbit books Blurb: A brilliant debut epic fantasy with a unique magic system and unforgettable characters. It is a time of revolution. in the cities, food shortages stir citizens to riots against the crown. In the wilds, new magic threatens the dominance of the tribes.… Continue reading Soul of the World

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King of Assassins

Title: King of Assassins Author: RJ Barker Publisher: Orbit, August Blurb: THE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING . . . Many years of peace have passed in Maniyadoc, years of relative calm for the assassin Girton Club-Foot. Even the Forgetting Plague, which ravaged the rest of the kingdoms, seemed to pass them by. But… Continue reading King of Assassins

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The War in the Dark

Title: The War in the Dark Author: Nick Setchfield Publisher: Titan, July 2018 Blurb: A genre-defying page turner that fuses thriller and speculative fiction with dark fantasy in a hidden world in the heart of Cold War Europe.  Europe. 1963. And the true Cold War is fought on the borders of this world, at the edges of the… Continue reading The War in the Dark

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Spellslinger

Title: Spellslinger Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Orbit, July 2018 Blurb: A would-be mage with no magic of his own has to defeat powerful enemies with only cunning and deception in the first book of an exciting new adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. Kellen is moments away from facing his first duel and proving his… Continue reading Spellslinger