Book Review

The Gutter Prayer

Title: The Gutter Prayer Author: Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan Publisher: January 2019, Orbit books Blurb: A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. The city has always been. The city must finally end. When three thieves - an… Continue reading The Gutter Prayer

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Charmcaster

Title: Charmcaster Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Sept 2018, Orbit books Blurb: The third book in the page-turning Spellslinger fantasy series.  'I was getting almost as good at running away from enemies as I was at making them in the first place. Turns out, I wasn't running nearly fast enough.' Kellen has begun to master his spellslinging… Continue reading Charmcaster

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Pledges of Honor: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Title: Pledges of Honor Author: Joyce Reynolds-Ward Amount Read: 124 out of 594 (21%) Rating: 3 out of 5 Blurb: The suicide of a village healer sweeps Katerin, a wandering healer with a mysterious past, into the intrigues of Gods and humans. Can Katerin forge an alliance with the dangerously attractive Metkyi, avoid the curses… Continue reading Pledges of Honor: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

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Darkmage: SPBFO Semi-Finalist

Title: Darkmage Author: M.L. Spencer Publisher: January 2017, Stoneguard Publications Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: The hope of the world rests in the hands of a Darkmage. The Well of Tears is open and the terror of the night has been unleashed. Now, the last Sentinel left alive with the power to defend his… Continue reading Darkmage: SPBFO Semi-Finalist

Book Review

Wrath of Empire

Title: Wrath of Empire Author: Brian McClellan Publisher: May 2018, Orbit Books Blurb: The country is in turmoil. With the capital city occupied, half a million refugees are on the march, looking for safety on the frontier, accompanied by Lady Flint's soldiers. But escaping war is never easy, and soon the battle may find them,… Continue reading Wrath of Empire

Book Review

Sins of Empire

Title: Sins of Empire Author: Brian McClellan Publisher: March 2017, Orbit Books Blurb: The young nation of Fatrasta is a turbulent place - a frontier destination for criminals, fortune-hunters, brave settlers, and sorcerers seeking relics of the past. Only the iron will of the lady chancellor and her secret police holds the capital city of Landfall… Continue reading Sins of Empire

Book Review

The Autumn Republic

Title: The Autumn Republic Author: Brian McClellan Publisher: Feb. 2015, Orbit Books Blurb: The capital has fallen... Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable from… Continue reading The Autumn Republic